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NYMetroParents is the largest publisher of regional parenting content on the East Coast. We publish: Big Apple Parent, Brooklyn Parent, Queens Parent, Westchester Parent, Rockland Parent, and Long Island Parent. Our magazines feature a calendar of local events, columns on family outings, financial planning, food and nutrition, education, relationships, health care and child development, sports, theater, and special needs; community news about local businesses, kids, families, and schools; and highlights of cool products for kids and parents Our website, NYMetroParents.com, is constantly updated with exciting activities and events for families, where-to guides, news, entertainment, local directories, and parenting advice for parents in the greater New York Metro Area. NYMetroParents is a division of Davler Media Group.

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05/15/2019

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The renowned music program will partner with the Jewish non-profit to create classes that provide cultural experiences f...
05/09/2019
The Jewish Education Project Partners with Music Together of Nyack for New Sing Shalom Classes

The renowned music program will partner with the Jewish non-profit to create classes that provide cultural experiences for families of all faiths.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/jewish-education-project-partners-with-music-together-of-nyack

The Jewish Education Project is partnering with Music Together LLC to create a Jewish version of its high-quality, renowned music education program called Music Together Sing Shalom. The class will incorporate Jewish music and songs into the regular Music Together class to provide a unique, Judaism-...

Activities in the Imaginarium are used to reinforce lessons from the traditional classroom in a way that encourages stud...
05/09/2019
New Imaginarium STEM Space Introduced at St. Dominic's Elementary and Middle Schools

Activities in the Imaginarium are used to reinforce lessons from the traditional classroom in a way that encourages students to work together, identify problems, and use their imaginations.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/imaginarium-space-introduced-at-st-dominic-s-elementary-and-middle-schools

St. Dominic Elementary and Middle School in Oyster Bay created a new Imaginarium space or students to use as part of the district's STEM program. The space opened to middle school students in Sept. 2018 and is slated to open to elementary school students later this year. Activities in the Imaginariu...

Calling all softball fans!⚾️ You can enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see your favorite celebrities play b...
05/08/2019
CC Sabathia Game

Calling all softball fans!⚾️ You can enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see your favorite celebrities play ball at Yankee stadium! Enter here: https://woobox.com/523ivh

NYMetroParents is giving away five family 4-packs of tickets to CC Sabathia's charity game.

Teens, toddlers, kids, or adults: Buena Park and Huntington Beach, California both provide genuine fun for the whole fam...
05/08/2019
Why Orange County, CA is the Perfect Place to Vacation with Kids of All Ages

Teens, toddlers, kids, or adults: Buena Park and Huntington Beach, California both provide genuine fun for the whole family.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/your-weekend-itinerary-for-a-family-vacation-in-orange-county-ca

It’s often difficult to find a vacation that will not only please but entertain the whole family in every area. Between meals, entertainment, accommodations, and activities, how can you get your ball-of-fire 5-year-old, angst-ridden teen, and you and your husband to agree on, and actually enjoy, o...

The family-friendly swim school opened a Melville location in response to the need for a trusted swim school in the area...
05/07/2019
Saf-T-Swim Opens Its Thirteenth Long Island Location in Melville

The family-friendly swim school opened a Melville location in response to the need for a trusted swim school in the area.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/saf-t-swim-opens-melville-location

Saf-T-Swim Swim School of Long Island opened its thirteenth Long Island location in Melville in the fall, continuing on the course to provide both kids and adults alike with fun, safe, and attentive swimming instruction. Jim Hazen, owner of Saf-T-Swim, opened this particular location because he felt...

The students gained a new perspective for their own lives by volunteering on a farm in rural West Virginia.https://www.n...
05/07/2019
Demarest New Jersey School Goes on Life Changing Volunteer Trip

The students gained a new perspective for their own lives by volunteering on a farm in rural West Virginia.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/Nazareth-Farm-Trip-Inspires-Appreciative-Attitudes-

While the Academy of the Holy Angels (AHA) in Demarest, NJ, was closed for the winter break, AHA Director of Campus Ministry Kathleen Sylvester accompanied three students to Nazareth Farm in rural West Virginia for a volunteer trip. Angel volunteers Janella Osbourne, Kayla Pringle, and Katarina Katz...

The Suffolk County day camp will allow campers to feel like they are a part of popular TV shows like America's Got Talen...
05/06/2019
Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai Introduces Summer 2019 Activities and Theme

The Suffolk County day camp will allow campers to feel like they are a part of popular TV shows like America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/kids-country-day-camp-introduces-summer-2019-activities-and-theme

Campers at Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai will jump into their favorite shows this summer with the 2019 theme of 'Summer SHOWdown.' In addition to traditional summer activities and traditions, the camp will feature eight popular shows, one for each week of the summer. Campers will take part in...

The Suffolk County aquarium received the highest accreditation for zoological parks and aquariums with marine mammals.ht...
05/06/2019
The Long Island Aquarium Receives the Gold Standard of Accreditations for Zoos and Aquariums

The Suffolk County aquarium received the highest accreditation for zoological parks and aquariums with marine mammals.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/long-island-aquarium-receives-accreditation-by-alliance-of-marine-mammal-parks-and-aquariums

The Long Island Aquarium is proud to announce they have been accredited by the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA). This accreditation is recognized as 'the gold standard' for zoological parks and aquariums with marine mammals throughout the world. Long Island Aquarium was recogniz...

Parenting Media Association honored NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent with awards for excellence in writing and di...
05/05/2019
NYMetroParents Receives Honors for Editorial and Digital Media Excellence

Parenting Media Association honored NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent with awards for excellence in writing and digital media.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/nymp-and-si-parent-receive-pma-awards-for-excellence

On March 1, Parenting Media Association presented NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent, a division of Davler Media Group, with nine excellence awards at its 2018 Design and Editorial Awards reception, held in St. Petersburg, FL.

The NYC music center is now offering baby & me classes, in addition to a variety of classes for children with physical a...
05/05/2019
Music Center for Children with Physical and Developmental Disabilities Expands Class Offerings

The NYC music center is now offering baby & me classes, in addition to a variety of classes for children with physical and developmental disabilities.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/baby-and-me-classes-now-offered-at-daniels-music-foundation

As of January, Daniel's Music Foundation (DMF), an East Harlem music center, is offering two Baby & Me Classes: Rock By Baby for children ages newborn to 1 and Tots Rattle & Roll for children ages ages 1-2 ½. The NYC children's music center welcomes children of all abilities into small, intimate cl...

This Brooklyn UPK program aims to provide an integrated curriculum that produces well-rounded students.https://www.nymet...
05/04/2019
Brooklyn Private School Adds PreK-3 Program and Revamps UPK Program

This Brooklyn UPK program aims to provide an integrated curriculum that produces well-rounded students.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/brooklyn-amity-school-to-offer-pre-k-3-program-add-to-upk

Brooklyn Amity School, a private collage preparatory school in Sheepshead Bay, will add programs to its current UPK program as well as add a tuition-based PreK-3 Program in September. In August 2018, Principal and Head of School John Amelio joined the school.

Social-Emotional skills are important for children's lifelong success.https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/why-social-...
05/04/2019
What are Social-Emotional Skills and Why Are They Important for Children’s Development

Social-Emotional skills are important for children's lifelong success.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/why-social-emotional-skills-are-important-for-children-to-develop

As parents and caregivers, we tirelessly seek ways to ensure that our children are happy, healthy, and successful. Some parents place a strong emphasis on academic achievement, while others focus significantly on extracurricular activities such as sports and music—all with the belief that having s...

New York State opened a crisis stabilization center in Suffolk County for 24-hour engagement, assessment, and referral t...
05/04/2019
Suffolk County's First Open-Access Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Facility Opens in Hauppauge

New York State opened a crisis stabilization center in Suffolk County for 24-hour engagement, assessment, and referral to services for people in mental health or addiction crisis.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/substance-abuse-and-mental-health-crisis-facility-opens-on-long-island

A 24-hour Crisis Stabilization Center opened in Hauppauge today, according to the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (OASAS). The $4.7 million Diagnostic Assessment and Stabilization Hub is operated by the Family Service Leagu...

A Queens youth basketball coach received a call from NBA legend Allan Houston letting him know he was awarded Junior Kni...
05/03/2019
Queens Youth Basketball Coach Received Exciting Call From Allan Houston Thursday Night

A Queens youth basketball coach received a call from NBA legend Allan Houston letting him know he was awarded Junior Knicks Coach of the Year.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/youth-basketball-coach-south-ozone-park-junior-knicks-coach-of-the-year

A Queens basketball coach was awarded Junior Knicks Coach of the Year this past Thursday. New York Knicks legend Allan Houston called Jason Curry, the youth basketball coach who grew up in Richmond Hill and South Ozone Park, to deliver the good news. Curry founded the nonprofit organization Big Appl...

These guidelines can make it a little less awkward–and even more informative!–to talk to your guys and girls about d...
05/03/2019
9 Sex and Dating Topics You Need to Cover with Your Teen

These guidelines can make it a little less awkward–and even more informative!–to talk to your guys and girls about dating responsibly.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/9-topics-to-discuss-with-your-teen-about-sex-and-dating

Does the thought of talking about the birds and the bees with your kids make you wince? You’re not alone–especially if you get the feeling that your kids don’t want to talk about dating and sex, either. But for both parents and kids, these conversations are part of growing up. So where and whe...

Redecorating can get expensive, but it doesn't have to.https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/10-ways-to-redecorate-your...
05/02/2019
Tips, Advice, and Home Decor Apps to Help You Redecorate Your Family Home on a Budget

Redecorating can get expensive, but it doesn't have to.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/10-ways-to-redecorate-your-home-on-a-budget

While Pinterest home design pages and your favorite home décor magazine might make it seem like it will cost a fortune to redecorate your home, that doesn't have to be the case. We consulted experts for nine tips on redecorating your New York home and redesign your space without spending a ton of m...

Students with diverse interests will be able to get a taste of unique topics thanks to The Windsor School's new elective...
05/02/2019
Windsor School Students Can Now Take Classes Like 'American Pop Culture'

Students with diverse interests will be able to get a taste of unique topics thanks to The Windsor School's new electives.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/windsor-school-introduces-new-interdisciplinary-classes

This past fall, students at The Windsor School were given the opportunity to take an elective in American Pop Culture that covered American culture and how it has changed over the decades of the 20th Century, from fashion and movies, to automobiles and history. The course was co-taught by art and so...

This group of aspiring journalists will share crucial Legoland New York Resort info to their peers across the country be...
05/01/2019
5 Local Journalists Have Been Selected As Legoland's New Kid Reporters

This group of aspiring journalists will share crucial Legoland New York Resort info to their peers across the country before the park’s 2020 grand opening in Goshen.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/legoland-new-york-resort-appoints-5-local-junior-journalists-as-legoland-kid-reporters

Legoland Kiditor-in-Chief Waverly Winchester searched the New York area for months in order to build a Kid Reporting Team. The five young journalists chosen have been charged with providing exclusive information about the Legoland New York Resort to their peers before the park opens in 2020. The jun...

The reasons an insurance company would drop you may be surprising—read on to make sure you and your family know what t...
04/30/2019
The Reasons an Insurance Company Could Drop You

The reasons an insurance company would drop you may be surprising—read on to make sure you and your family know what to expect.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/the-reasons-an-insurance-company-could-drop-you

Owning a home can be a lot of work, especially in New York. And part of that work is making sure you have the appropriate insurance in case any accidents, natural disasters, or other devastating issues arise. It's a good idea to look at your coverage every so often because an insurance company can d...

The Queens preschool provides foreign language lessons to its students every morning.https://www.nymetroparents.com/arti...
04/30/2019
A New Preschool with Foreign Language Opportunities Comes to Bayside

The Queens preschool provides foreign language lessons to its students every morning.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/metrokids-preschool-opens-in-bayside

Metrokids Preschool has opened a new location in Bayside. The school, which has locations throughout New York City, will officially open March 1 and is for children ages 3 months to 5 years old. The Queens preschool follows a creative curriculum that teaches children art, reading, yoga, and more.

At this inclusive, independent school on the Upper West Side, children with special needs learn alongside their neurotyp...
04/29/2019
The IDEAL School of Manhattan Provides an Inclusive Learning Environment with a Focus on Social Justice

At this inclusive, independent school on the Upper West Side, children with special needs learn alongside their neurotypical peers.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/the-ideal-school-of-manhattan-inclusive-independent-school

The IDEAL School of Manhattan, a coed, independent school on the Upper West Side provides an inclusive learning environment for its students. Plus, with a focus on social justice and service learning, students learn the importance of celebrating everyone's differences.

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04/29/2019

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They hope to implement locally relevant teaching tactics learned from the conference!https://www.nymetroparents.com/arti...
04/29/2019
Two Greenwich Teachers to Attend 2019 World Forum on Early Care and Education in China

They hope to implement locally relevant teaching tactics learned from the conference!
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/Temple-Sholom-Selma-Maisel-Nursery-School-to-Send-Two-Teachers-to-Education-Conference-in-China

The Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School in Greenwich, Connecticut, is proud to announce that it will send two teachers to the 2019 World Forum on Early Care and Education in Macao, China. Jane Zeitler, a full-day pre-school teacher, and Kim Schweber, a part-day 2’s teacher, were chosen to re...

If your kids love bounce houses, they’ll have the time of their lives this summer!https://www.nymetroparents.com/artic...
04/28/2019
20,000 Feet of Bounce House Coming to Brooklyn This Summer

If your kids love bounce houses, they’ll have the time of their lives this summer!
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/big-bounce-america-tour-is-bringing-20000-feet-of-inflatable-fun-to-brooklyn

Backyard bounce houses are fun, but they can’t compare to the world’s largest bounce house! Luckily for you and your kids, the Guinness-certified record holding bounce house is coming to Marine Park in Brooklyn, thanks to The Big Bounce America’s summer tour. Three distinct inflatable experien...

While it may seem like it’s more for convenience, sharing your room with your infant has more benefits than easy night...
04/28/2019
The Benefits of Sharing a Room with Your Baby

While it may seem like it’s more for convenience, sharing your room with your infant has more benefits than easy nighttime feedings.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/the-benefits-of-sharing-a-room-with-your-baby

One of the aspects of living in the New York area can mean limited space for many families. Between negotiating who gets what part of the one-bedroom and figuring out how you’re going to squeeze yet another toy in your apartment, living in close quarters can be a struggle. This limited space, espe...

It's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day! Here's how to go about cleaning out your medicine cabinet: https://www.ny...
04/27/2019
Does Your Medicine Cabinet Need a Makeover?

It's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day! Here's how to go about cleaning out your medicine cabinet: https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/medicine-cabinet-makeover

Our medicine cabinets have become at-home mini drugstores and are often the first place we turn when facing a medical issue, sometimes even before turning to the doctor. As parents, we want to have a plethora of medications on hand in case of any emergency, whether it’s the flu or the imaginary bo...

How to help your infant grow into a confident, successful, healthy person.https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/how-you...
04/27/2019
These 5 Things Will Help Your Young Child's Development

How to help your infant grow into a confident, successful, healthy person.
https://www.nymetroparents.com/article/how-you-can-help-your-childs-development-in-the-early-years

As a parent of a young child, it can be overwhelming and difficult to find tangible actions from parenting resources that will contribute to a healthy upbringing for your kid. It’s helpful to know the specific steps you can take to teach your child what is right and wrong—and ensure she feels sa...

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