The August 2017 Issue Of New York Family

Cover location: Tribeca 360°. Photo by Erica Berger Photography. Desi Lydic wears: Allina Liu two-piece suit; Lele Sadoughi earrings, bracelet & ring (large stone, left hand); Joanna Laura Constantine bracelet; Baumgarten Di Marco necklace.


The Realest Mom in Fake News: “Daily Show” correspondent Desi Lydic talks parenthood, politics, and why you sometimes need a little wine to get through it all

One More For The Road: Summer may be winding down, but there is still plenty of time to fit in one last weekend getaway

Private School Admissions 101: Independent school officials and consultants offer advice on nursery and on-going admissions topics including school choice, parent interview do’s and don’ts, and preparing your child for their interview


10 Great Events For August: The New York Renaissance Faire, Summer Streets, the Blues BBQ Festival, and more


Wellness: Ortho-K provides hope for myopic children and those who want freedom from corrective lenses

Quality Time: Daphne Oz savors the sweet taste of summer with three favorite seasonal recipes from her book The Happy Cook


Editor’s Note: On an island in the sun

Events & Offers: The scoop on our Everything Baby Giveaway, our new education newsletter, and a special USTA Giveaway

Scoop: The sweetest stroller collaboration, a new baby store on the UWS, the parenting podcast we’re obsessed with, a great au pair service, and a new service for families traveling with babies

Spotlight: Dance: The city’s top dance programs share advice for aspiring dancers

Treats: Mix and match school supplies from the year’s hottest trends for a fall vibe that’s totally fresh

Education: Kumon offers five easy tips to ace the back-to-school transition

Good Idea: Bowery Babes celebrates 10 years of parenting connections and support

Special Place: Brooklyn Arts Exchange offers an environment for young artists to learn, grow, and succeed

Parent in Profile: Photographer Karen Haberberg is giving a voice to children living with rare genetic conditions

Starting Out: Journalist Jancee Dunn tackles the question of why dads act the way they do (and what moms can do about it!)

Last Word: One mom’s quest to just say no when her daughter asks for a baby sibling