Ask the Expert: What Should I Look for in a School for My Child with Learning Disabilities?
We asked Kevin Pendergast, Head of School at The Kildonan School, what a parent should look for when visiting a potential school for their child with learning disabilities and what aspects of a school help a child with LD thrive.
Fort Greene Massage Studio Offers Treatments for the Whole Family
Fort Greene massage studio Chi Moshi, Inc., recently opened and offers treatments for the whole family, including prenatal and postpartum massage and massage therapy to help children with asthma take fuller breaths.
Westport Children's Salon Prepares for Grand Opening
Sharkey's Cuts for Kids, opening a new location in Westport, offers salon services for children in Fairfield County. The children's salon offers fun for all ages, from themed stations to a tween lounge and gaming stations.
Bilingual Preschool Opens Second Flushing Location
Ivy Day School, a preschool in Queens, recently opened a second Flushing location. Along with the core subjects, preschoolers benefit from an English-Mandarin bilingual program, as well as creative arts and cooking classes. The school also has art and computer rooms, an indoor playroom, and a garage for easy pick up and drop off.
Scarsdale Candy Store Gives Back, Now Offers ChariTotes
Imagine Candy, a candy store in Scarsdale that is involved in charitable efforts, now offers ChariTotes for customers to purchase. ChariTotes are craft kits for children, and 10 percent of the profits are donated to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Ask the Expert: Why Is My Son Less Focused in School Than at Home?
If a young child who is focused at home becomes distracted and unable to answer questions in school, there may be several explanations. An expert on ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders offers his insight and advice.
Ask The Expert: How Can I Keep My Child Academically Engaged This Summer?
We asked Veronica Verdino, director of FasTracKids in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn how we can keep kids engaged in learning through the summer months, and how the gradual separation teaching style at FasTracKids can help enrich children academically.
Study Reveals 8 Precautionary Steps to Prevent Peanut Allergic Reaction while Flying
A University of Michigan study reveals eight precautionary steps people with peanut or tree nut allergies can take to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane.
Ask the Expert: Can Music Improve My Child's Reading Skills?
A music therapist and award-winning children's musician explains how dancing to music and playing musical instruments may help improve a child's reading skills through the use of cross-lateral movement.
On The Blogroll: Triplets in Tribeca
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.