The Payoff of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

The Payoff of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Experts discuss how parents can establish skills from a young age to ensure kids will know how to handle their money.

Sep 20, 2017

Should Kids Receive Allowance for Doing Chores?

Should Kids Receive Allowance for Doing Chores?

Many parents often debate whether allowance should be earned by doing chores, or should just be given as a way for a child to learn how to manage his own money. Here are the arguments for each decision.

Sep 20, 2017

Enter to Win a Year of Cookies From Tate's Bake Shop!

Enter to Win a Year of Cookies From Tate's Bake Shop!

Three lucky winners will each receive monthly packages of cookies for a full year.

Sep 19, 2017

Conquering Bake Sales: Baking Allergen-Free Treats

Conquering Bake Sales: Baking Allergen-Free Treats

Gluten-free, nut-free, vegan—with variety of dietary needs becoming more common, baking treats for your kid’s class can be a minefield. Here’s how to win the battle.

Sep 18, 2017

How to Tie-Dye with Food Coloring

How to Tie-Dye with Food Coloring

Nothing evokes summer quite like tie-dyeing T-shirts with your kids. Here are directions for an Eco-friendly tie-dye option—tie-dye with food coloring—from "More Boredom Busters".

May 18, 2015

Why Do So Many Gifted and Talented Children Hate To Write?

Why Do So Many Gifted and Talented Children Hate To Write?

Disliking to write is a widespread phenomenon, affecting as many as 50 percent of gifted kids--here’s how to change their minds just a little.

Jun 26, 2017

Fairytale Island Indoor Playground and Café to Open in Bay Ridge

Fairytale Island Indoor Playground and Café to Open in Bay Ridge

Fairytale Island, an indoor playground and café for children ages 1-12, will open late September in Bay Ridge.

Sep 06, 2017

How to Recognize When a Child is Gifted

How to Recognize When a Child is Gifted

How to tell if your child is gifted, a prodigy, or just plain smart—and what to do about it

Sep 01, 2017

Pick Your Own Apples in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Pick Your Own Apples in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Find u-pick apple orchards and farms in the NYC area, including Long Island, Southeast New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, that offer pick-your-own apples in the fall. In addition to apple picking, many of these farms also offer fun fall extras like hay rides, corn mazes, animal petting zoos, and apple cider pressing.

Jun 11, 2014

The Wholeness Center in Valley Cottage Expands Offerings

The Wholeness Center in Valley Cottage Expands Offerings

The Wholeness Center now offers kids' birthday parties and MommaArts, which provides maternity care and support for parents.

Jun 27, 2017

Bach to Rock Opens in Nanuet

Bach to Rock Opens in Nanuet

Bach to Rock, a music education center for all ages, opened in Nanuet in April.

Jun 27, 2017

Young Chefs Academy of New City Offers Summer Mini-Camps

Young Chefs Academy of New City Offers Summer Mini-Camps

Young Chefs Academy of New City, a cooking school for kids, launches Camp Can-I-Cook, a series of themed mini-camps.

May 15, 2017

Rockland County Bricks 4 Kidz Launches Summer Camp

Rockland County Bricks 4 Kidz Launches Summer Camp

The STEM-enriched Lego building program has partnered with Bounce! Trampoline Sports to provide a weeklong summer camp in Valley Cottage.

May 12, 2017

Golf Tournament to Benefit Nyack Hospital

Golf Tournament to Benefit Nyack Hospital

The 2017 Northeastern Anesthesia and Nyack Hospital Medical Staff 31st Annual Golf Classic will be held on Monday, May 15, at Rockland Country Club in Sparkill. Proceeds will support the Nyack Hospital Transformation Project.

Apr 19, 2017