Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids
One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.
These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps
Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games.
Camp Countdown: Friendship Bracelets
Keep your kids busy in the winter with fun indoor activities like friendship bracelets. The Landyard Ladies in Nassau, Long Island host birthday parties and also offer friendship bracelet making kits that can be purchased online. It's the perfect way to bring camp home.
'Heart of Bethpage' Spreads Holiday Cheer to Long Island Children
Bethpage Federal Credit Union sponsored various holiday programs throughout Long Island to provide toys and support to the area's underprivileged children this holiday season.
On The Blogroll: DaDa Rocks
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.
Invite Reptiles to Your Child's Next Birthday Bash
My Reptile Guys, an Atlanta-based birthday party entertainment business, now offers their three party packages in the New York metro area. Each party includes reptiles visiting your home, the birthday or girl is involved in the show, and a petting zoo experience after the show.
Kids Go Crazy for the Crafty Duo's Lanyard Parties
Heidi Cohen and Colleen Demas decided to open The Lanyard Ladies after their summer camp station was a huge success with the campers. Now the duo travel all over Queens and Suffolk and Nassau counties to bring bracelet making to birthday parties.
More than Clowning Around: Ronald McDonald House Raises $500,000
The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's 25th anniversary gala at Citi Field raised $500,000 for the organization during a night of casino games, celebrity impersonators, and flash mobs -- all for a great cause.
Hockey Tournament Benefits Ronald McDonald House
The area's junior hockey teams compete in a tournament to help raise money for The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, a nonprofit that offers a warm and supportive environment for families who are caring for seriously ill children throughout Long Island hospitals.
Televised Series Exploring Critical Issues Presents 'Autism and Asperger's Syndrome' This May
"Exploring Critical Issues," the award-winning broadcast series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, examines the research and policies affecting those with autism and Asperger's syndrome in a one-hour broadcast airing this May in the New York area.