Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC
New York City offers countless cultural events and fun kid-friendly activities for all families, including those of children with special needs. Visit the museums, local community centers, and more for special programming that is created with your child with special needs in mind.
Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Hires Founding Head of School
Harlem Hebrew Charter School, a school where lessons are taught in Hebrew and English, received its charter in June and is set to open this fall. The Upper Manhattan bilingual school's next step was to hire a founding head of school, and Robin Natman was recently appointed to the position.
Keep Kids Safe During Travel Season
The American Humane Association offers tips and ideas for kids safety while traveling. Keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season.
Vital Theatre's 'Fancy Nancy The Musical' Bursts with Style and Wit
Vital Theatre Company's newest staging, "Fancy Nancy The Musical," brings popular storybook illustrations to life on an Off Broadway stage. The result is a family-friendly production brimming with style and wit.
How to Incorporate Nature into Play Dates
The National Wildlife Federation and the Natural Learning Initiative at North Carolina State University have developed a guide to creating outdoor play spaces for kids in your backyard, patio, or balcony to encourage children to play outside.
7 Tips for Teaching Kids Table Manners
Parenting experts offer advice on dining out with kids, including tricks for teaching them good table manners and avoiding tantrums.
Summer Theater Roundup: Kids Shows on Long Island
Check out these 8 kids' shows on stage this August across Long Island, including Dora the Explorer in Smithtown, Freckleface Strawberry in Lindenhurst, and Disney's 101 Dalmatians in Patchogue.
Local Parents Share How They Are Learning to Let Go
Giving your child freedom and independence should be balanced by the parental instinct for protection. Local parents share how they are learning to let go so that their children feel grown-up.
How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy in the News
After hearing about the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, your child may feel afraid or uncertain. Here, the American Humane Association offers 7 tips for parents and caregivers to help kids cope with tragic events and violence in the news.
Tales of a Third-Grade Blogger
At just 8 years old, Harrison Bernstein of Westport, CT, is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion for the hospitality industry. Harrison got a chance to go behind-the-scenes at the newly renovated Westport Inn, where he spent a full day learning about the hotel business and doing some of his favorite things -- like folding napkins.