• The September/October 2016 Issue Of New York Family

    “Hamilton” Star Renée Elise Goldsberry, Our Annual Fall Classes Guide, Fall Fashion For Kids, And More

    By New York Family
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    Photo by Karilyn Sanders Photography. Hair by Terry Mathis; Makeup by Nicky Saunders; Styling by Kareem James. Renée Elise Goldsberry wears a Billy Reid dress and Dannijo earrings.

    FEATURES

    Telling Her Story: As the Tony-winning actress Renée Elise Goldsberry approaches her final days in “Hamilton,” she continues to find strength, fulfillment, and balance by prioritizing meaningful professional projects and time with family

    Class Consciousness: Our annual fall guide to the best classes and enrichment programs for all ages–plus, a cool sports resource

    Geek Out!: Local science and tech programs share fun ideas for bringing innovation home

    All About Admissions: Expert advice on nursery and independent school tours, interviews, and more

    Words Of Wisdom: The city’s brightest teachers offer advice to parents on how to help their children thrive in school and beyond

    FAMILY FUN GUIDE

    15 Great Events For Fall
    The Brooklyn Book Festival, the Rolex Central Park Horse Show, Carnegie Hall’s Fall Family Days, and more–plus, super-scary Halloween happenings

    HOME & AWAY

    Real Estate: A guide to some of NYC’s most impressive new residential buildings and classic properties

    Quality Time: Add some spooky swag to your Halloween candy carriers with three easy DIY ideas

    At Home: Two local moms offer an innovative solution for family keepsake storage

    COLUMNS

    Editor’s Note: From the sublime to the ridiculous

    Events & Offers: New York Family’s Independent School Fairs, the Blackboard Awards for Schools and Principals, and First Candle’s upcoming gala

    Scoop: Pokémon catching at the Met, rock-climbing in Brooklyn, designer baby gear, the coolest kids’ classes service, and French-inspired birthday parties

    It’s My Party: Birthday celebrations at NYC Elite, Riverpark, and 202 East

    Spotlight: Music: How to introduce your child to the songs and artists you love

    Treats: Coolest back-to-school clothes and shoes for kids of all ages

    Special Place: Founded by a former rocket scientist, LAUNCH Math & Science Centers encourage a lifelong appreciation of STEM subjects

    Starting Out: Food blogger and mom-of-two Leena Saini brings global flavor to baby food

    Giving Back: First Candle fights for infant safety through a mix of education, advocacy, and research

    Parent In Profile: Gymboree founder Joan Barnes shares her story of success, struggle, and soul-searching in an empowering new book

    Growing Up: A new parenting book draws on the wisdom of Jewish mothers

    Education: In Helping Children Succeed, Paul Tough explores how parents and educators can create environments that allow students to flourish

    Wellness: In his book Self-Reg, Dr. Stuart Shanker breaks down five simple steps to helping children manage stress

    Sports: Two of NYC’s premier youth basketball programs have joined forces, giving kids more opportunities to get on the court

    Good Idea: A conversation on finding personal fulfillment at the office and at home with work-life expert Samantha Ettus

    Must Read: MomTrends founder Nicole Feliciano celebrates moms who make it work with her debut book

    Last Word: One mother’s struggle to set limits with her special needs child

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