The September/October 2016 Issue Of New York Family

NYF_0916_C1
Photo by Karilyn Sanders Photography. Hair by Terry Mathis; Makeup by Nicky Saunders; Styling by Kareem James. Renée Elise Goldsberry wears a Billy Reid dress and Dannijo earrings.

FEATURES

Telling Her Story: As the Tony-winning actress Renée Elise Goldsberry approaches her final days in “Hamilton,” she continues to find strength, fulfillment, and balance by prioritizing meaningful professional projects and time with family

Class Consciousness: Our annual fall guide to the best classes and enrichment programs for all ages–plus, a cool sports resource

Geek Out!: Local science and tech programs share fun ideas for bringing innovation home

All About Admissions: Expert advice on nursery and independent school tours, interviews, and more

Words Of Wisdom: The city’s brightest teachers offer advice to parents on how to help their children thrive in school and beyond

FAMILY FUN GUIDE

15 Great Events For Fall
The Brooklyn Book Festival, the Rolex Central Park Horse Show, Carnegie Hall’s Fall Family Days, and more–plus, super-scary Halloween happenings

HOME & AWAY

Real Estate: A guide to some of NYC’s most impressive new residential buildings and classic properties

Quality Time: Add some spooky swag to your Halloween candy carriers with three easy DIY ideas

At Home: Two local moms offer an innovative solution for family keepsake storage

COLUMNS

Editor’s Note: From the sublime to the ridiculous

Events & Offers: New York Family’s Independent School Fairs, the Blackboard Awards for Schools and Principals, and First Candle’s upcoming gala

Scoop: Pokémon catching at the Met, rock-climbing in Brooklyn, designer baby gear, the coolest kids’ classes service, and French-inspired birthday parties

It’s My Party: Birthday celebrations at NYC Elite, Riverpark, and 202 East

Spotlight: Music: How to introduce your child to the songs and artists you love

Treats: Coolest back-to-school clothes and shoes for kids of all ages

Special Place: Founded by a former rocket scientist, LAUNCH Math & Science Centers encourage a lifelong appreciation of STEM subjects

Starting Out: Food blogger and mom-of-two Leena Saini brings global flavor to baby food

Giving Back: First Candle fights for infant safety through a mix of education, advocacy, and research

Parent In Profile: Gymboree founder Joan Barnes shares her story of success, struggle, and soul-searching in an empowering new book

Growing Up: A new parenting book draws on the wisdom of Jewish mothers

Education: In Helping Children Succeed, Paul Tough explores how parents and educators can create environments that allow students to flourish

Wellness: In his book Self-Reg, Dr. Stuart Shanker breaks down five simple steps to helping children manage stress

Sports: Two of NYC’s premier youth basketball programs have joined forces, giving kids more opportunities to get on the court

Good Idea: A conversation on finding personal fulfillment at the office and at home with work-life expert Samantha Ettus

Must Read: MomTrends founder Nicole Feliciano celebrates moms who make it work with her debut book

Last Word: One mother’s struggle to set limits with her special needs child

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

>