generationOn Presents 2013 Outstanding Leadership in Youth Service Awards
During a benefit in Manhattan, generationOn presented its 2013 Outstanding Leadership in Youth Service Awards to Chelsea Clinton, Julie Fisher Cummings, and Bank of America. It also presented 6 young people with the 2013 Hasbro Community Action Hero Awards.
Long Island's Top Youth Volunteers Head to D.C.
Two young Long Islanders of Nassau County will head to Washington, D.C. to join nominees for America's top youth volunteers of 2013. The two have been awarded the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for their dedication to volunteering in the Long Island community.
These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps
Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games.
5 Tips to Get Kids Eating Healthy Foods
Stephanie Maze, author of "Healthy Foods from A to Z," offers tips for getting kids to eat their fruits and vegetables. The key, as you'll see, is to find ways to make healthy foods fun -- and that includes letting kids play with their food!
One Local Music-Loving Dad Explores Evolution of Kindie Music
A Brookyln-based, music-loving father explores how kids' music morphed in to kindie rock, a genre that is popular with the whole family. Plus, his list of top 10 current kindie albums.
A Long Island Charity's Fight Against Breast Cancer, One Photo at A Time
A local charity in Long Island, Moms Who Kick, are fighting breast cancer by raising money for breast cancer research and to increase awareness about breast cancer.
Tuckahoe Dance Studio Offers Kids' Classes for All Ages
Stephanie Urbina recently opened The Dance Gallery, a dance studio in Tuckahoe that offers dance classes for kids, including creative movement dance classes for preschoolers and five levels—based on age—of ballet classes for kids of all ages.
The Bone Bank
By the time teens get through their growth spurts, about 90 percent of adult bone mass is established and after that, no more calcium can be deposited in the body's "bone bank."
Bethel Woods 14th Annual Harvest Festival Season
Bethel Woods is currently hosting their 14th annual Harvest Festival Season, which features a multitude of family friendly events.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Lunchbox Notes, Dads on Childbirth, & Twitter Talk
From our April issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting thoughts from around the web and the world of parenting.