Sponsored Scoop: Manhattan Kumon Centers

By New York Family

Help your child dive into advanced math & reading with $25 off registration

kumon Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program, is offering a special 50 percent discount on registration to New York Family readers. Just use the code NYFAMILYWEB2014 at registration! The Kumon Method has helped millions of children achieve more than they ever thought they could. We believe it can help your child, too. At Kumon, your child will build skills that lead [more]

NYC’s Best Free Pools

By Nicole Goldstein

Beat the heat in the coolest way with swimming pools across the city

John Jay Pool Cool off this summer at one of New York City’s free public pools. Yes, you heard correctly, free! You and your family can enjoy a day full of splashing and water fun this summer! John Jay Pool Bronx Claremont Pool: There outdoors pool is open from June 27 through September 1 there is plenty of time to visit. From [more]

Top 5 Snacks from the 2014 Snack Attack Showcase

By Tiffany Lu

New healthy and tasty snacks the whole family will love!

Oceans-Halo Marinara Pasta Chips Over 20 different brands showed off their new snacks at the recent 2014 Snack Attack Editor Showcase. There was a little of everything, from drinks to chips to pre-packed lunches. After sampling a little of each, we rounded up our top five favorites that kids will love for the taste, but parents will love for [more]

Free Family Events This Weekend! (July 25-27)

By New York Family

Ghostbusters II at Hudson River Park, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and much more!

A Batalha do Passinho at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. From lcoutofdoors.org A Batalha do Passinho at Lincoln Center Out of Doors. From lcoutofdoors.org Have all the fun without spending a dime! For even more weekend ideas, check out our Weekend Planner. Friday, July 25 Free Friday Family JamBrooklyn Children’s Museum12:30pm-1:30pmAll AgesJoin the Brooklyn Children’s Museum this Friday for a festive summer celebration! This Learn and Play Date will encourage families to [more]

Weekend Planner: Fun Family Activities in NYC (July 25-27)

By New York Family

American Indian Pow Wow + Family Day At Lincoln Center + Free “Lightning Thief” Show + Much More

Join the Kratt Brothers for a live animal demo at the Bronx Zoo! Photo from bronxzoo.com   Join the Kratt Brothers for a live animal demo at the Bronx Zoo. Photo from bronxzoo.com HOT OFF THE BLOG Enjoy the beauty of the summer season with our favorite cool outdoor activities in and around New York City--from parks and gardens to hikes and camping to great beach destinations. Nature Calls! TADA! Youth Theater has a new musical out called "Heroes." We spoke [more]

Introducing The Marie-Chantal Nest Collection

By Nicole Goldstein

We’re in love with this angelic new line of baby clothes

Gold Angel Wing Velour Footie The internationally loved brand, Marie-Chantal has announced the launch of their Nest Collection- baby gifting and baby products!The Nest Collection includes Marie-Chantal’s angel wing onesises, velour bear suits, baby come home gifts, the nest bags, and many more loveable items. Have your babies looking fresh, chic, and playful! Gold Angel Wing Velour Footie Keep your baby snuggly and warm [more]