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'Mom Needs Space' Gives Busy Parents Quiet Spot to Work

A Brooklyn co-working space helps parents get a "time out."

Canarsie »

Principal Knocks Parents Who Shun School Uniforms For Religious Beliefs

Principal Lorenzo Chambers said in a letter he didn't buy parents' excuses for kids not wearing uniforms.

Upper West Side »

CB7 Greenlights City's Redesign for 'Dangerous' UWS Playground

Local leaders approved the Parks Department's changes for Playground 89 at P.S. 166. 

Bed-Stuy »

City Offers $70,000-a-Year Job to Promote Breastfeeding

A new city position will pay up to $73,000 to encourage and support breastfeeding in New York.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Population Boom Leaves Families Without Pre-K Seats

As with much of the city, many Jackson Heights pre-K programs have more applicants than seats.

New York City »

Christine Quinn Wants to Replace Textbooks with Tablets

The expected mayoral candidate wants to swap pricey textbooks for tablets.

Upper West Side »

UWS Dad Hopes Spoof Newspaper Becomes 'The Onion' for Parents

James Clunie's parody newspaper The Parenteer pokes fun at Manhattan parents.

New York City »

NYC's 'Royal Families' Show Off Their Parenting Prowess

Hugh Jackman, Katie Holmes, Chris Rock and Meg Ryan were spotted around town with their young ones.

Park Slope »

Longtime Park Slope Bar Wants to 'Secede' from Neighborhood

A bartender at Jackie's Fifth Amendment says locals are too "disdainful" of the no-frills bar.

New York City »

Social Media: How to Talk to Your Kids About the Web

Experts offer advice for helping kids stay safe on the Internet.

Inwood »

Inwood Hill Park Nature Center Hours Dramatically Cut

Parents are angry the Parks Department drastically cut hours at the Inwood Hill Park Nature Center.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Rallies Against Daycare Center Cuts

More than 100 parents, leaders and teachers protested Williamsburg's five daycare closures.

Manhattan »

Pre-K Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Child a Seat

DNAinfo offers a comprehensive guide to the free public pre-K programs in Manhattan.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Manhattan's Best Teachers Shine in Murray Hill

Murray Hill is home to a higher concentration of the city's best teachers than any other neighborhood.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

DOE Rejects Plan to Ease Overcrowding at P.S. 116 For Second Time

After reviewing its initial rejection of a plan to ease overcrowding at P.S. 116, the DOE has said no.