Ask the Expert: How Can I Explain Alzheimer's to My Kids?
We spoke to Matt Kudish, LMSW, vice president and director of education, outreach, and caregiver services for the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City chapter, and Danielle M. Bruzese, coordinator of education, outreach, and caregiver services for the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City chapter, about how to help your children understand Alzheimer's disease and how to help your children cope when they experience Grandma or Grandpa having a "bad day" with Alzheimer's disease.
A Fairfield Grandma Spreads Her Love of Words to Kids and Teens
A Fairfield grandmother shares her love of words and language with kids and teens using snail mail through her new creation Word Bird Delivers.
Meet the Editor: Lisa Chung
Get to know Lisa Chung, NYMetroParents' associate editor.
Advice and Help for Anxious Kids at Summer Camp
Is your child anxious about the upcoming summer at camp? Summer camp should be a fun experience for kids. For children whose anxiety gets in the way, NYC’s Child Mind Institute offers suggestions on how to clear the fear to make way for a more formative experience.
A New Children's Book with a Secret Ingredient: Love
"Grandma's Chocolate Cake," a new picture book for kids written by NYC teacher Kimberly Wallace, uses a sweet treat to teach young readers about the importance of family traditions.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Men are Faster Diaper Changers, Nobody's Normal, & a Viral Video about Bullying
From our February issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting thoughts from the web and the world of parenting.
More Summer Camp Fun for the Winter Months
As a way to combat the cold winter months and psych your kids (and yourself) up for summer that currently seems just out of reach, we’re bringing camp home with an array of slightly modified camp activities that can easily be implemented indoors. Our official guide starts in the February issue, but as promised we’ve got many more ideas, so here they are…
Best Holiday Books for Kids
Brooklyn Mom Karen Connell, founder of the blog A Child Grows in Brooklyn, lists her top three holiday stories for kids along with two new favorites that she'll be adding to her family's bookshelf this year.
Learn to Cook with Celebrities
Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine calls Loukoumi's Celebrity Cookbook "one of the best new parenting books." As part of Cypber Monday, you can order the book today for a discounted price of $12.96, regularly $19.95.
Teaching Kids Manners: Tips for Parents
In our plugged-in, social media age, kids' manners are falling by the wayside, big time -- and with TV icons like the "Jersey Shore" gang or Hannah Montana not setting the best examples for our kids, what are parents to do? Etiquette experts weigh in.