The January 2020 Issue of New York Family

January 2020 New York Family

Features

Spaces for Moms
Our local picks for co-working spaces and groups that support moms

Sleepaway Camp 101
A guide to how sleepaway camp builds life skills and independence in kids

Coffee Date
NYC healthy cafés

5 Mom Friends You Need
Which sort of mom friend is the best fit for you?

Latham Thomas: Doula & Maternal Health Advocate
How this powerhouse advocates for mothers at every stage of our lives

Stories & Columns

Mom Hacks: Beauty
Our Winter Skin Survival Guide will get your skin back to glowing in no time

Around Town
Only good vibes and humming sounds can be found at yoga studio Humming Puppy

Health
Tips on dealing with an emergency room visit

Mom Stories
The beauty of a blended family

Home & Away

Neighborhood Guide: Tribeca
We have the top spots to hit in one of the city’s busiest family-friendly neighborhoods

Family Day Out: Sloomoo Institute
This 8,000 square foot pop-up is full of slimy fun for the entire family

Winter in the Caribbean
Relax with the family at this all-inclusive resort in Saint Lucia

Family Fun

Calendar
Unmissable events in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx for January

On the Cover

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Relevant Directory Listings

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Super Soccer Stars

<p>Soccer Stars is New York’s most popular youth educational soccer program! With 24 years of experience under our cleats, we have positively impacted over one million kids in our local community by putting the FUN in FUNdamentals in our weekly classes and camps.</p> <p>At Soccer Stars, we use the soccer ball as a vehicle to help children not only improve their soccer skills, but develop self-confidence and physical literacy, improve gross motor skills, build teamwork, and hone socialization skills. Our highly trained coaches and early childhood experts lead an age-specific curriculum with a low kid-to-coach ratio so every child gets individual attention and can grow at their own pace.</p> <p>Kids ages 1-12+ can join our seasonal programs, including Parent & Me, FUNdamentals, Development Training, and Travel Soccer. Join us at one of over 80 locations in neighborhoods across across Westchester County, Connecticut and New York, available 7 days-a-week:</p> <p><strong>Connecticut:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Cos Cob</li> <li>Greenwich</li> <li>Port Chester</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>Westchester:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Briarcliff</li> <li>Eastchester</li> <li>Mt. Kisco</li> <li>New Rochelle</li> <li>Ridgefield</li> <li>Scarsdale</li> <li>White Plains</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>New York City:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bronx</li> <li>Inwood</li> <li>Upper West Side</li> <li>Upper East Side</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Can’t find a class or location that fits your schedule? Soccer Stars also offers private classes for small groups or individual training. Let our coaches come to you with a completely customizable program, anytime, anywhere. Birthday parties are also available! </p>

Joe's Music & Dance Academy

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;" data-sheets-value="{" data-sheets-userformat="{">Private and group music lessons & dance classes for Guitar, Bass, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Upright Bass, Drums, Piano, all woodwind & brass instruments, Choir, Preschool Dance, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Step, African and Modern Dance and more. Helping thousands of students begin and continue on their musical journey since 1998!</span></p>

The Ailey School – First Steps and Bounding Boys

<blockquote style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;"> <div dir="ltr"> <div class="m_-3740164643787738207m_4977048992707393770WordSection1"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #0070c0;">At The Ailey School, FIRST STEPS offers a structured creative movement curriculum that allows girls (ages 3-6) and boys (age 3), to develop body awareness and control and learn the basics of dance technique. BOUNDING BOYS (ages 4-6) provides a more athletic experience, and an energetic approach to teaching dance skills.</span></p> </div> </div> </blockquote>