The 2014 Blackboard Awards For Teachers Winners

By New York Family

The City’s Brightest Teachers Offer Advice To Parents On How To Help Their Children Thrive In School And Beyond

Lisa Schalk, left, with a young student. Photo by Tashween Ali Lisa Schalk, left, with a young student. Photo by Tashween Ali Editor's Note: For more on education in New York City, see our article "Know Your Resources" One of New York Family’s community-minded events is the annual Blackboard Awards, which is the longest- running and most prestigious celebration of excellence in local education, honoring schools, principals, and teachers from [more]

Education 2014: Know Your Resources

By New York Family

To ensure that a child growing up in the city gets a good education, parents really do have to turn themselves into educated consumers

Launch Math & Science Centers Launch Math & Science Centers Editor's Note: For more on education in New York City, see our 2014 Blackboard Awards for Teachers To ensure that a child growing up in the city gets a good education, parents really do have to turn themselves into educated consumers. We have four thriving educational sectors—public, private, charter, and parochial—and they all [more]

2014 Guide For New & Expectant Parents

By Mia Weber

A Selective Guide To Local Bump & Baby Essentials

IMG_4484 Scenes From the New York Baby Show. A. De Vos Photo, Inc. Editor's Note: For more tips on new parenting, see our articles "OB-GYNs, Midwives, Doulas & Lactation Experts" and "Best in Show" For expectant and new parents (with children up to toddler age), New York Family has four very special and helpful resources: The New York Baby Show: [more]

2014 Guide To: OB-GYNs, Midwives, Doulas & Lactation Experts

By New York Family

Some tips and tricks on finding local resources for new parents

obgyn Editor's Note: For more tips on new parenting, see our 2014 Guide For Expectant & New Parents and Best In Show If you’re searching for an OB-GYN, midwife, doula, or lactation consultant, there’s no shortage of qualified people in the NYC area. Start by asking trusted friends for recommendations, but don’t take their advice as the last word. Follow your instincts. [more]

2014 Guide To Health & Wellness For Families

By Tiffany Lu

A Selective List Of New York City’s Best Family-Friendly Health & Wellness Professionals

Screen Shot 2014-07-28 at 2.53.06 PM Editor's Note: For more articles on Health & Wellness professionals in New York City, see "How to Pick A Pediatrician" There’s really no question about it—health, safety, and wellness are on the forefront of just about every parent’s mind. Fortunately, we live in a city that offers up a wealth of some of the very best healthcare pros—from pediatricians to pediatric [more]

2014 Guide To Children’s Classes In NYC

By Mia Weber

From New & Cool Offerings To Classic Favorites, Our Guide To The City’s Best Classes Is Sure To Delight Kids Of All Ages

Citibabes Students enjoy shapes at Citibabes Editor's Note: For more on classes in New York City, see our article "Hot Trends: Cool Classes" -- and be sure to check our upcoming September 2014 issue for a guide to specific fall classes and programs from the venues you see here! 14th Street Y This community center located on the East Side [more]