Westport Children's Salon Prepares for Grand Opening
Sharkey's Cuts for Kids, opening a new location in Westport, offers salon services for children in Fairfield County. The children's salon offers fun for all ages, from themed stations to a tween lounge and gaming stations.
Bilingual Preschool Opens Second Flushing Location
Ivy Day School, a preschool in Queens, recently opened a second Flushing location. Along with the core subjects, preschoolers benefit from an English-Mandarin bilingual program, as well as creative arts and cooking classes. The school also has art and computer rooms, an indoor playroom, and a garage for easy pick up and drop off.
First Aid Kit Celebrates 125 Years
The First Aid Kit was invented more than a century ago and to celebrate its 125th anniversary, Band-Aid, Neosporin, Benadryl, and Safe Kids Worldwide joined together for a special presentation in New York City on the kit's historic evolution.
Sesame Street Fans Meet at Beaches Ocho Rios in Jamaica
Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.
Monster-Themed Indoor Mini Golf Course Opens in Nanuet
Monster Mini Golf will open an indoor glow-in-the-dark course in Nanuet in late June. Monster Mini Golf hosts birthday parties, accommodates those with special needs, and is fun for the whole family.
House of Sports and FC Westchester Partner to Offer Soccer Camp
House of Sports, which partnered with FC Westchester last spring to offer a soccer program, now offers a soccer summer day camp. The camp, for children of all ages and skill levels, helps campers improve their soccer skills through drills, games, and tournaments.
Chinese Language Immersion Program Offered at WCC
Huaxia New York Central Chinese School offers a Chinese language immersion program for children at Westchester Community College. Children learn the language through lessons and poems and culture by being immersed in activities such as martial arts or folk dancing.
Scarsdale Candy Store Gives Back, Now Offers ChariTotes
Imagine Candy, a candy store in Scarsdale that is involved in charitable efforts, now offers ChariTotes for customers to purchase. ChariTotes are craft kits for children, and 10 percent of the profits are donated to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Ask the Expert: Why Is My Son Less Focused in School Than at Home?
If a young child who is focused at home becomes distracted and unable to answer questions in school, there may be several explanations. An expert on ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders offers his insight and advice.
On The Blogroll: Dan Zevin, The Minivan Diaries
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.