Summer Fun: How to Make Seed Grenades
Take a cue from guerrilla gardener Liz Christy and toss seed grenades in vacant lots in your neighborhood to plant wildflowers. This form of "Do-Nothing Farming" is the perfect way to get in on the greening act even if you don't have land to call your own.
February 8-10 Weekend Newsletter by NYMetroParents
Five Warning Signs Your Teen May Be Using Drugs
Johnny Patout, CEO of New Beginnings Recovery Center, shares five common warning signs that your teen may be abusing drugs, including change in mood, change in sleep pattern, lack of honesty, weight loss, and isolation.
5 Family-Approved Halloween Movies for Teens
Watching horror flicks with friends and family may be a staple activity for the Halloween season, but for those who are easily spooked, the holiday can still be enjoyed without giving into frightening films. Here are classic Halloween movies that are appropriate to watch with your teens.
13 Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies the Whole Family Can Watch Together
Not everyone likes to be spooked come Halloween season and with this list of not-too-scary Halloween movies featuring classic titles, everyone in the family can enjoy a night in to watch a classic movie without getting too much of a scare.
Family Outing: New York Hall of Science
Explore the intriguing world of science with games, sports and hands-on activities at New York Hall of Science. NYSCI also hosts World Maker Faire in September where hundreds of young inventors demonstrate their innovative creations.
Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Dine at the White House
More than 50 young chefs from across the U.S., including two kids from the NYC area, tackled the First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and won a chance to dine at the first Kids' State Dinner held at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama and a surprise guest, President Obama.
Faces of the March of Dimes
The March of Dimes has announced its 2012 Long Island ambassadors, including three local families that have first-hand experience with premature births.
New York City Special Needs Resource Guide - Part 2
Are you looking for the most comprehensive guide to special needs resources in the New York City area? Our guide has listings for therapists, camps, medical experts, advocates and support groups focusing on special needs in the New York City area.
The Father Factor
When a child is diagnosed with a learning disability, dads often have a difficult time accepting the diagnosis and that it can't be solved by tougher discipline. Here are tips for dads on how to become a positive force in their children's educational growth.