How to Help Your Child Build Emotional Intelligence Skills

How to Help Your Child Build Emotional Intelligence Skills

High emotional intelligence translates to success across the board—in children academically and in adults professionally. Here’s how you can help your child build emotional intelligence skills in all development stages.

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Enter to Win a Year of Cookies From Tate's Bake Shop!

Enter to Win a Year of Cookies From Tate's Bake Shop!

Three lucky winners will each receive monthly packages of cookies for a full year.

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Olympian Jenny Simpson to Serve as Ambassador for New NYRR Youth Fitness Program

Olympian Jenny Simpson to Serve as Ambassador for New NYRR Youth Fitness Program

New York Road Runners announced that three-time Olympian Jenny Simpson will serve as ambassador and special advisor for its new youth fitness program, Rising New York Road Runners.

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Coyote Peterson Talks New Book, YouTube, and Intentionally Getting Stung and Bitten

Coyote Peterson Talks New Book, YouTube, and Intentionally Getting Stung and Bitten

Brave Wilderness YouTube star Coyote Peterson shares his advice for exploring the great outdoors and turning your passion into a career as he embarks upon his book tour for 'Coyote Peterson's Brave Adventures.'

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Play Fair Toy and Entertainment Convention Announces Dates and New Initiatives

Play Fair Toy and Entertainment Convention Announces Dates and New Initiatives

Back for its second year, Play Fair, a toy and entertainment convention for all ages, will take place Nov. 4-5 at the Javits Center and be bigger than before.

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Six Flags Great Adventure to Debut Gravity-Defying Ride in 2018

Six Flags Great Adventure to Debut Gravity-Defying Ride in 2018

Six Flags Great Adventure is adding a new DC Comics thrill ride called CYBORG Cyber Spin in late spring of 2018.

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Welcome to the NEW NYMetroParents.com!

Welcome to the NEW NYMetroParents.com!

Learn about our redesigned website!

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Legislation Allowing School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Legislation Allowing School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

Governor Cuomo signed a bill sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow bus drivers to administer auto-injected epinephrine to children experiencing anaphylaxis.

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2017 Cover Contest Winners and Finalists Announced

2017 Cover Contest Winners and Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 9 finalists and winners of the 2017 Kids Cover Contest, who were professionally photographed at PhotoOp NYC in late June.

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Coping With Our Kids' Fears After Charlottesville

Coping With Our Kids' Fears After Charlottesville

The violence in Charlottesville, Va., sparks fears—among kids and adults alike—of white supremacists. It's hard to know how to calm them.

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How New York and New Jersey Public Schools Rank in the U.S.

How New York and New Jersey Public Schools Rank in the U.S.

See how New York and New Jersey public schools rank in comparison to other state's public schools.

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Nursing Mothers Can Comfortably Breast-Feed in Lactation Pods in New York City

Nursing Mothers Can Comfortably Breast-Feed in Lactation Pods in New York City

Women can now breast-feed at one of five lactation pods set up by the Department of Health around New York City.

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Target to Remove Artificial Ingredients From Kids’ Foods

Target to Remove Artificial Ingredients From Kids’ Foods

Target pledges to remove artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors by the end of 2018.

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Autism-Friendly Playground Coming to Staten Island

Autism-Friendly Playground Coming to Staten Island

Prescott Playground in Staten Island will be getting a $4 million redesign including new equipment that will provide more sensory stimulation for children with autism.

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New Technology Aims to Alert Parents to Children Left in Cars

New Technology Aims to Alert Parents to Children Left in Cars

The carmaker Nissan introduced new technology aimed at preventing kids from being left behind in hot cars, which leads to dozen of child deaths every year.

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