Autism Speaks Honors Mothers of Autism Community at Luncheon in NYC
Autism Speaks celebrated mothers of the autism community at a luncheon in New York City on Wednesday, May 1 with special guest Dee Ocleppo, the nonprofit's national board member, fashion designer, and former model.
Raising a Bicultural Child
One mom shares her thoughts on raising her half-Filipino, half-all-American children in a way that honors her multicultural
Theater Review: Off Broadway's 'Old Hats'
"Old Hats," the Off Broadway show by comedy duo Bill Irwin and David Shiner, combines old-school vaudeville with live music and modern technology for a mostly family-friendly show brimming with irony and hilarity.
Ask the Expert: How Can I Tell Whether My Child is Frustrated with the Piano or is Just Uninterested?
Children may become discouraged when learning challenging new skills like playing the piano. How can you tell whether your child is frustrated with learning the piano or if he is truly uninterested in learning this instrument? Founder of New York Piano School offers suggestions for parents.
On The Blogroll: Everything's Abuzz
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.
Jane Lynch Will Join Broadway's 'Annie' in May
Award-winning actress Jane Lynch of the hit show "Glee" will make her Broadway debut May 16 as Ms. Hannigan in the current revival of "Annie" playing at the Palace Theatre in New York City.
How to Help Your Child With Special Needs Make Friends
Friends are essential to a happy life as they enrich our lives, boost self-esteem, and can provide moral support. Help your children make friends and create good relationships in an effective and encouraging way with advice from The Child Mind Institute.
Ask the Expert: How Can I Avoid Medical Identity Theft When Getting the Flu Shot?
With the Center for Disease Control suggestion of everyone ages 6 months and older to get a flu shot, clinics, grocery stores, and pharmacies are busy this time of year. Here are some tips from Experian's ProtectMyID to protect yourself against medical identity theft.
Our Top 10 List of Current Kindie Rock and Family Music CDs
One local music-loving dad give us his list of top 10 current kindie albums that will be popular with the whole family.
How to Tell if a Recipe is Worth Making
How do you know when a recipe is worth making? Online, you have millions of recipes at your fingertips, but they're not all winners. Here are 6 tips for choosing a recipe, including what to look for in a good recipe and how to know when a recipe is not worth trying.