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    The best new kids' movies on Netflix in July

    Tue Jun 23

    The Penguins of Madagascar

    The Penguins of Madagascar courtesy DreamWorks Animation

    These new-to-Netflix films will have you and the kids wanting to settle in for a family movie marathon There are so many fun things to do this summer, including street fairs and festivals and lots of free outdoor movies that you and the kids can watch under the stars. If the weather doesn't cooperate (or the little ones just need some time to chill), queue up one of these new kids' movies on Netflix or catch one of the awesome summer movies hitting theaters.   Piglet's Big Movie (2003) Avail 7/1 Our tiniest and most timid friend from the Hundred Acre Wood stars in his own feature film—at least until he goes missing! After Piglet is snubbed during a honey harvest due to his size, he wanders off, leaving pals Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Roo and Winnie the Pooh worried. Using his scrapbook, the crew sets out to track down their little friend.    Penguins of Madagascar (2014) Avail 7/15 Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private are back in this 3-D animated sequel to Madagascar 3: Europe's Most...

    A 3-D Marvel Experience is coming to the Park Avenue Armory

    Tue Jun 23

    Photograph: Hero Ventures

    Love Spider-Man and the Hulk? You'll love this incredible experience that's on it's way to the Park Avenue Armory The Marvel Experience: The World’s First Hyper-Reality Tour is coming to NYC…and it’s going to melt your kids’ faces off with its awesomeness. The Park Avenue Armory will host the show for three weeks of fun as part of Marvel’s 2015 Summer Tour, and believe us—this domed attraction is like nothing you’ve seen. It’s the first-ever traveling 360-degree 3-D full-Dome projection theater in existence, and it includes things like a state-of-the-art motion ride, an interactive “training center” and more to fully immerse your kiddos in the experience. Next generation tech offers augmented reality and multi-person gaming as part of the adventure; you’ll “swing with Spider-man, smash with Hulk, [and] fly with Iron Man” and maybe even become a hero yourself. Visitors can also visit the Villian Archives, take on a Spider-Man Climbing Wall and challenge up to 24 players in a 3–D...

    31 things you’ll never hear a NY parent say

    Mon Jun 22

    Photograph: OscarUrdaneta

    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...

    Vote for the winner of the Father's Day photo contest 2015

    Mon Jun 22

    Sat, Malini (6), Naya (3) and Kaidyn (7), Turtle Bay

    Sat, Malini (6), Naya (3) and Kaidyn (7), Turtle Bay

    We've chosen our top ten Father's Day photos—now it's your turn to vote for the most precious dad-kid combo! Narrowing your Father's Day photo submissions down to ten finalists was no easy task! We were blown away by all the adorable shots of Dads and their kids striking silly poses, playing dress-up, or exploring NYC museums together (click here to see all the entries we received)! Check out the top ten final photos above, then cast your vote below to help determine which family will receive four tickets to Matilda the Musical—one of the best Broadway shows for kids! Readers can vote for their favorite photo through June 28, then check back on June 29 to see the winner! Click here to see the official rules. Fill out my online form. var z6ul8x90vqzfci;(function(d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t), options = { 'userName':'timeoutnorthamerica', 'formHash':'z6ul8x90vqzfci', 'autoResize':true, 'height':'626', 'async':true, 'host':'wufoo.com', 'header':'show', 'ssl':true}; s.src =...

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