Our Favorite Parenting News Stories Of The Week

CribDecking out your nursery and need some inspiration? We love these tips, tricks, and perfect picks from some cool local mamas! (Well Rounded NY)

New mom (and New Yorker) Olivia Wilde recently had a high-fashion photo shoot in Glamour magazine…while breastfeeding her son! We love this progressive take on beauty and motherhood. (The Gloss)

This little girl lost it when she found out that her little brother couldn’t stay that little forever. (Buzzfeed)

Be inspired by the amazing stories of some kids out there who are confirmed to have beat their autism diagnosis–these journeys of progress are full of hope and wonderment. (New York Times)

There’s nothing quite like a mother-daughter relationship. This list highlights only some of the great parts. (Cosmopolitan)

Go beyond the traditional stroller with these wacky, wild, wonderful futuristically tricked out strollers (think big wheels, scooter attachments for parents, and more!). (Mommyish)

Sad news for one Minnesota 5-year-old: the kiddo recently lost his re-election campaign for mayor of his small town. The winner? An older, wiser 16-year-old. (Mashable)

Local mom (and NYF cover-woman) Bethenny Frankel has a new children’s book out–it’s inspired by her dog, Cookie, and daughter, Bryn! (Huffington Post)

Aromatherapy, shamanistic practice, and more are just a few of the methods on display in Bravo’s upcoming realtiy series “Extreme Parenting.” But just what is the buzzed about show all about? (Today)

With back-to-school looming on the horizon, now’s the time to get the scoop on the best educational apps made just for toddlers. Get the scoop on some great ones you might not have heard of! (Cricket’s Circle)


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Boston Leadership Institute

<p><span id="docs-internal-guid-228868ac-7fff-4114-bf5a-a84872fdbdaa">The Boston Leadership Institute is an award-winning summer STEM program for high-achieving teens. Led by highly qualified and decorated teachers and professors from the Boston area, the ever-expanding BLI lineup covers Medicine, Engineering, Business, and Science. BLI offers one-week and three-week options, both of which provide students with hands-on lab experience that is rarely accessible to them in school. The subject matter is challenging and exciting, and students gain important credentials to include on college applications. New Pre-High School programs are available for rising 6th to rising 9th graders. BLI has campuses in Boston, Greater Wellesley, and Waltham, MA, utilizing state-of-the-art classrooms and labs to bring the highest quality pre-college programs to students from all over the world. Day and overnight options are available.</span></p>


<p dir="ltr">Prepare for the future, and have fun along the way!</p> <p dir="ltr">Get ready for a truly transformative experience with iCAMP - a premier STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art/Design Mathematics) program that empowers students to go from technology consumers to creators! Our unique project-based approach is designed to make learning a blast while building students' proficiency in the very technologies that are poised to change the world.</p> <p dir="ltr">We understand that children today have unparalleled access to technology, which is why our program places a strong emphasis on responsible and constructive usage, tailored to each age group. But we don't stop there - at iCAMP, we believe in creating well-rounded, productive, and highly capable students, which is why our curriculum also incorporates design, farming, nature, mindfulness, creativity, and craftsmanship.</p> <p dir="ltr">Since our launch in mid-2018, we've had the pleasure of welcoming over 1,000 students between the ages of 3-13 to our STEAM programs. With locations in NYC, the Hamptons, and Westchester, we're always growing and expanding to better serve our community. Our core value is to create educational programs that children genuinely enjoy, so we hope to see you soon and join us on this exciting journey!</p> <p dir="ltr">STEAM Topics Include:</p> <p> </p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" aria-level="1"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">Coding</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" aria-level="1"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">Robotics</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" aria-level="1"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">Studio and graphic art</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" aria-level="1"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">Science</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" aria-level="1"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">Video game design</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" aria-level="1"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">3D printing, and more!</p> </li> </ul>

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;" data-sheets-value="{" data-sheets-userformat="{">Looking for something to do with the kids in New York City that is fun, exciting, and educational? The Intrepid Museum offers family-friendly activities and programs all year long that keep children engaged, entertained, and curious about history and science. Fun rain or shine, the Museum offers both indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits and activities. With so many things to do and see, you’ll never hear “I’m bored,” when you climb aboard Intrepid. A non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine.<br /></span></p>