Parents, Play & Pride

By Emanuelle Block

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan celebrates family diversity at their ninth annual Pride Night

Celebrating all types of families! Enjoying Pride Night at CMOM Different types of family trees continue to grow and thrive throughout NYC and across the country. Kicking off Pride Week, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) celebrated lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families at their ninth annual Pride Night on June 23. The special after-hours event included creative art activities, healthy [more]

Congratulations To The NYC Dads Group!

By Anastasia Capatina

Learn about some exciting news from the NYC Dads Group–and find out how you can win a free New Dad Boot Camp session

dadpic The NYC Dads Group at the White House Lance Somerfeld and Matt Schneider of the NYC Dads Group are winding up one heck of a busy week! The dad duo recently hit Washington D.C. for a Summit on Working Families hosted by the White House, then followed up with a feature segment on the "Today Show," all the [more]

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By New York Family

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Summer Dreamin’: Fun Family Picks, In & Around New York City

By jana beauchamp

Best Beaches, Nature Spots, Water Parks, Camping, And More!

134205658 Are you ready to take on the warm weather with a sense of adventure? Your kids certainly are! They’ve been waiting to play outside since winter started (and took forever to end). Here are some creative ways to enjoy the sunshine and great outdoors both in and around NYC. Get Wet & Wild Celebrate the 30th season at Dorney Parks Wildwater Kingdom [more]

Swimming Safely

By New York Family

We caught up with the Safer3 Water Safety Foundation for tips on how parents can ensure the safest fun on the water this summer.

Swim Jim Editor's Note: Are your little ones swimming this summer? Click HERE for a guide to New York City's best swimming programs There’s no time like summer to splash around, whether your child is ready to swim endless laps or just dip their toes into the pool. But water safety is important in the midst of all the fun, especially considering that [more]

The Newly Renovated Tompkins Square Park Reopens

By Elizabeth Malhame

Thank the volunteers from the New York Junior League and and enjoy fun and games at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Tompkins Square Park!

-1 After undergoing a major renovation, Tompkins Square Park located at East 9th Street and Avenue A will reopen this Saturday, June 7 with a inaugural ribbon cutting ceremony taking place at 11 am. The Playground Improvement Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be co-hosted by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and New York Junior League, and will celebrate [more]