20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City
Our list of 20 fun kids' events for Earth Day 2013 in New York City includes Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals, outdoor programs and volunteering events, and shows about Earth Day in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Park Slope Child Development Center Reopens Under New Management
Park Slope North Child Development Center, formerly known as Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center, reopened under new management, and a new name, to create a unique identity from other Brooklyn child care centers. The center focuses on interactive, hands-on learning.
5 Tips for Choosing a Small Pet for Your Family
Thinking about getting a small pet like a hamster, gerbil, or guinea pig for your kids? Here are 5 tips from the experts at PetSmart on how to choose the right pet, including advice on these small pets' habits, diets, and exercise needs.
One Big Family Heads to Sleepaway Camp in Catskills Mountains
One Queens family attended Family Camp at Frost Valley's YMCA in the Catskill Mountains. They discovered new activities and interests. Here's what mom Nancy Johnson-Horn thought about their experience.
Children's Books Suggestions to Help Them Understand and Cope with Natural Disasters
The president of The Early Years Institute in Plainview, NY, offers parents children's book suggestions that will help explain natural disasters to their little ones and will help them understand how to deal with the effects of natural disasters like hurricanes.
25 Ways to Make the World a Better Place
Not all acts of kindness have to be grand. Psychotherapist, author, and an expert on positive living, Diane Lang, offers tips on how parents and children can help make the world a better place by doing small acts of kindness every day.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Nannies for All, Raising a Bicultural Child, and Reviewing Text Messages
From our redesigned January 2013 issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.
Become a Puppy Foster in Westchester for Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Guiding Eyes for the Blind is accepting new puppy raisers and foster volunteers in Westchester County to help raise a future guide dog or become a permanent foster to one of the Guiding Eyes' breeding dogs.
Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families
Our roundup of kid-friendly NYC holiday shows for the 2012 season includes Broadway and Off-Broadway must-sees, from classic performances such as the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and The Nutcracker to new musicals like A Christmas Story and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Get all the details on these family-friendly theater performances here.
10 Essential Items to Donate to Animal Shelters post Hurricane Sandy
Dr. Jan Pol, acclaimed veterinarian and star of National Geographic's hit series, The Incredible Dr. Pol, shares his insight on the best products to donate to animal shelters impacted by Hurricane Sandy.