The September/October 2018 Issue of New York Family

Photo by Karen Haberberg Photography


Southern Storyteller: “TODAY” show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager talks motherhood, work, and “living history”

Where Fashion Meets Family: Our fave mamas in the fashion industry spill their style secrets and top trends for fall

“A” is for Admissions: Ace your private school application and interview process with savvy advice from local education experts

Fall Classes Guide: Our annual guide to the best kids’ classes in NYC has something for all ages


15 Events for Fall: Carnegie Hall Family Day, World Maker Faire, New York Comic Con, and more

Halloween Happenings: Get in the Halloween spirit with these haunted happenings all over town


Quality Time: Chef and NYC mom Donatella Arpaia shares two seasonal and spooky Halloween recipes

Travel: We set a course for three sunny locales in beautiful, family-friendly Mexico–Riviera Maya, Cancun, and Puerto Vallarta


Editor’s Note: Welcoming the season of pumpkin spice and everything nice

Events & Offers: The scoop on our Blackboard Awards for schools, our education newsletter, and a fab Florida vacation giveaway

Scoop: Glamping in the Rockaways, a new French nursery school, a dreamy pop-up experience, a cool podcast for kids, and colorful family fun

Spotlight: Music: Best Coast and Rockabye Baby dish on their new releases for kids—plus, the best local children’s music programs

Treats: Score an A+ in style with our guide to the chicest clothes and shoes for back-to-school

Parent in Profile: Vogue alumna and Maisonette co-founder Sylvana Ward Durrett dishes on work, motherhood, and more

Good Idea: In their new children’s book, HGTV stars the Cousins are on a mission to teach kids about tools

Education: Smart City Kids has a new slate of services just for families with special needs children

Last Word: One mom-of-three shares why meditation is so essential in her busy life