The August 2019 Issue of New York Family


Incredible LaTonya Yvette
Brooklyn-based author and blogger LaTonya Yvette gives us her take on mothering, personal style, and how color for her is a whole experience

When you feel it’s time for your child to attend a preschool, here is our advice to get you started

50 Things To Do in NYC this Summer with Kids
Our awesome list of kid-friendly activities in the city this summer


Ask the Expert
Having the conversation with your tweens about puberty

Parent’s Book Club
Welcome to our first book club! We have the perfect beach read in Idra Novey’s Those Who Knew

Smart Parenting
More families are using family safe words, here is how to choose them

Classes in axe throwing, ninja skills, parkour, kayaking and skateboarding for the kids

Mom Hacks
Browse our top ten picks for backpacks for back to school and get your kiddos ready for the school year

Family Day Out
The latest scoop on the best ice cream shops in NYC and must-try flavors

Mom Stories
How to be a New Yorker. One mom’s words of wisdom to her daughter

Home & Away

Neighborhood Guide: Domino Park
Plan your day at this chock-full fun park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Mohonk Mountain House — unplug at this tranquil nature retreat

Cover by Yumi Matsuo