31 things you’ll never hear a NY parent say
Fri Jul 24
New York parents say a lot of funny things, but we can bet you’ll never hear them say any of these phrases. 1. "Let's go for a family swim in the Hudson!" 2. "It's not really necessary to register for kindergarten ahead of time...I'm sure there will be plenty of spots." 3. "This pregnancy is making me crave Chicago deep dish pizza." 4. "I really hope nobody offers to help me carry my stroller up these subway steps. I look forward to the extra biceps workout every day." 5. "Don't forget to put your mouth all over the poles on the train, honey. It will really kick your immune system into shape." 6. "Nope. That's definitely not poop." 7. "I love all the mothers in my moms' group. I feel absolutely no competition with them and their kids' progress." 8. "You know what would be awesome? If while my screaming toddler wails in my face, the smug table to my right could just roll their eyes at me. I love that." 9. "Family bathrooms and changing tables are so accessible here!" 10. "You...
These restaurant week picks also have great kid-friendly food!
Mon Jul 20
Treat yourself to top-notch cuisine during NYC Restaurant Week, while the youngsters cruise the kids menu If your mouth started watering the second you began browsing this summer's NYC Restaurant Week options, your next instinct might be to book a babysitter for an adult's night out—but there's no need! Though fancy dinners make great date ideas for parents, many of the participating eateries also offer kid-friendly fare in addition to the prix-fixe menu options. If your young gourmands are ready to expand their palates beyond New York pizza, make a reservation for the whole gang at one of these spots—a few of which even made our list of the 50 best family restaurants in NYC. NYC Restaurant Week picks for families Blue Smoke At Blue Smoke, parents get to sink their teeth into some serious Southern cuisine ($25 for the prix fixe lunch, $38 for dinner) while your kids feel very grown-up with their tasty main course, side dish, dessert and drink ($11). We think the baby back ribs...
New walking tours take kids behind the scenes of Disney on Broadway
Thu Jul 16
Get an inside look at Disney productions like The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast on a "Behind the Magic" tour from Walks of New York There’s nothing quite like seeing a kid’s eyes light up during their first-ever Broadway show, but imagine their excitement if they could see how the production comes together! Walks of New York, known for it’s tours exploring notable neighborhoods and family attractions in NYC, has teamed up with Disney on Broadway to create a brand-new excursion that delves into some of the most popular plays for kids in NYC. The 'Behind the Magic' walking tours, opening to the public on July 18, give families special access to the world of the Great White Way thanks to a partnership with Disney Theatrical Group. Running Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am–12:30pm, the tours will start with a bit of history about New York Theater from the 1920s to the present, including details about important theaters in the district, the daily life of a performer and...
The best Bastille Day festivities for families in NYC
Fri Jul 10
Celebrate France's Independence Day with free French lessons, cooking workshops and tasty treats in NYC this weekend If the kids are bummed that all the sparkle and excitement of the 4th of July is over, they’re in for a treat! Tons more family-friendly Independence Day festivities are coming up this weekend—this time, in celebration of France’s independence! From the annual Bastille Day bash at 60th Street to a massive celebration at Brookfield Place, there’s no shortage of free summer activities surrounding this joyful holiday. Enjoy live performances, sample French delicacies and check out free cooking classes and foreign language classes for kids. Here's what you can't miss: Bastille Day at 60th St In addition to stunning can-can dancing and a live musical performance from children's group The Arpege Choir, this celebration offers tons of kidcentric activities! While Mom and Dad enjoy champagne and chocolate tastings, little ones can: -Visit the Kids' Corner (between Madison and...
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