New York Family’s March/April 2016 Issue

Photo by Michael Jurick. On Randi Zuckerberg: Cynthia Rowley dress; Isharya bracelets; her own Valentino booties.


Dot Mom
Entrepreneur, tech pioneer, and mom-of-two Randi Zuckerberg is all about the business of joy

Birthday Party Guide
Our annual birthday bonanza, featuring the coolest themes and party venues that embody them and six unique DIY projects for personalizing your party

Mitzvah Guide
The ultimate guide to bar and bat mitzvahs—including a list of fabulous local venues, a planning timeline, and a budget-balancing worksheet

Summer Fun (And Enrichment)
Plan a great summer for your child with our guide to camps and classes for kids of all ages


15 Events For Spring
The annual Macy’s Flower Show, “Dinosaurs Among Us” at the AMNH, the Tribeca On Location Street Fair, and more


Real Estate
NYC brokers share their expertise on where to buy and rent now—plus a  cheat sheet for great new buildings

Quality Time
A new family wellness service, Instill Health with Laura Deutsch, offers three easy recipes for busy families

Camp Countdown
New experiences, close communities, and a sense of freedom keep campers returning year after year

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Editor’s Note
What school does your [son/daughter] go to?

Events & Offers
A giveaway for a five-night stay at Grand Hyatt San Diego, the last Camp Fairs of the season, and the scoop on nominating a deserving educator for a Blackboard Award

Activities for tweens and parents, designer consignment for kids, a cool ice cream spot on the UES, a learning app for little ones, and a baby gear cleaning service

Spotlight: Science, Technology & Math
How to support your child’s tech education at home–plus, our list of the best STEAM programs in NYC

Top local baby gear retailers share their favorite trends and products

Growing Up
In her new memoir Catastrophic Happiness, author Catherine Newman reflects on the terrifying joy of watching her children grow up

Starting Out
A selective guide to beloved local parent & me classes

Preparing now for preschool admissions next fall–plus, a nursery school directory

Last Word
What a local mom and educator did when her own son refused to go to school