The August 2018 Issue Of New York Family

magazine cover featuring chicago med star yaya dacosta
Photo by Monica Wandrey for Classic Kids Photography. Yaya DaCosta wears a Zimmermann top and pants and Suzanna Dai earrings.


Divine Secrets of the Yaya Motherhood: “Chicago Med” star Yaya DaCosta opens up about work, parenting, and staying centered

Choosing Wisely: Our guide to the school choice process, plus our annual guide to NYC’s top private schools

Put it in Park: New York’s State and National Parks offer endless opportunities for end-of-summer family fun


10 Great Events for August: Blues and BBQ in Hudson River Park, the annual Jazz Age Lawn Party, and more

A Lavish Labor Day: Celebrate the end of summer with these NYC happenings


Travel: We set a course for sunny shores in Florida (Orlando and the Palm Coast), Aruba, Bermuda (by land and by sea), and the Dominican Republic

Real Estate: We’ve curated your ultimate guide to the hottest properties for families in Downtown Manhattan

Quality Time: “TODAY’s” Siri Daly shares two of her favorite summer recipes from her book, Siriously Delicious


Editor’s Note: A celebration of the summer season’s final days

Events & Offers: Win tickets to Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, get the scoop on where to find us on social media, and more

Scoop: A new book of dreamy motherhood photography, a cool UES ice cream shop, chic maternity fashion news, a museum resource, and a special place for local mamas

Spotlight: Dance: Leap into the school year with new offerings from some of our fave local dance programs

Treats: The coolest school supplies in every color of the rainbow

Starting Out: Four NYC moms share their personal breastfeeding stories in honor of National Breastfeeding Month

Parent in Profile: How local mama and entrepreneur Christina Geist manages her multifaceted life

Last Word: One mom surprises herself with her newfound devotion to her daughter’s chosen sport