A Father's Letter to His Children on Wilderness and Love
Author and father Charles R. Scott of NYC writes a letter on boredom, wilderness, and love to his two young children with whom he has taken on a 46-day cycling adventure around Iceland.
Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY Part 2
Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.
Music Together Returns to Howard Beach After Hurricane Sandy
With the post-Sandy renovations to Saint Barnabas church completed, Music Together is returning to its Howard Beach location. Music Together offers Mommy, Music, and Me, a parent or caregiver and child music class that teaches the fundamentals of music in a group setting.
Summer Fun: How to Make Seed Grenades
Take a cue from guerrilla gardener Liz Christy and toss seed grenades in vacant lots in your neighborhood to plant wildflowers. This form of "Do-Nothing Farming" is the perfect way to get in on the greening act even if you don't have land to call your own.
Raising a Bicultural Child
One mom shares her thoughts on raising her half-Filipino, half-all-American children in a way that honors her multicultural
Party Central Pick of the Month: Project Treasure
Looking for a personal or group birthday gift that will mean a lot to the recipient? Project Treasure delivers a keepsake box filled with letters from loved ones to the birthday boy or girl on their special day.
7 Mother's Day Events in Rockland
Looking for things to do for Mother's Day in Rockland County, NY? You can make a Mother's Day Gift in New City, Orangeburg, or West Nyack; treat Mom to a Mother's Day brunch in Pomona; or enjoy an outdoor Mother's Day event in Cornwall, the Bronx, or Tenafly, NJ.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mother's Day, Being a Man, and Why It's Not Easy Being a Rich Kid
From the NYMetroParents May issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.
10 Tips to Taking Great iPhone Photos of Your Kids
Turn everyday moments with your kids into great photos that will last a lifetime with these 10 tips on taking photos on your iPhone or smartphone.
Speak Up for Kids Campaign to Help Banish Stigma of Mental Health Care
The Speak Up for Kids campaign, started by the Child Mind Institute, aims to banish the persistent stigma around mental health care, especially among children. Here is how you can get involved in Speak Up for Kids.