August 2014

Get your little dancer featured in the next Pampers video

This week Pampers hosted a fun event to celebrate their current #babygotmoves & #bebeconritmo campaign at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. From now until September 24th, parents can upload videos of their little dancing bambinos to Pampers Instagram (@PampersBabyGotMoves), Twitter or Facebook pages (@Pampers) and the clip could be featured in Pampers next video. The fun campaign is to celebrate fun morning moments when baby wakes up dry, happy and ready to dance!

Back to School with Senator Gustavo Rivera and the Bronx CAN partners

Back to School Health Fairs: free backpacks, health screenings, health info, and lots of fun things to do! Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:00 PM– 6:00 PM Slattery Park Valentine Ave. & E. 183rd Street, Bronx, NYC Rain Date: August 27, 2014 Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM St. James Park Jerome Avenue & E. 192nd Street, Bronx, NYC Rain Date: August 28, 2014 Friday, August 22, 2014 2:00 PM –

Local Getaway: Allegria Hotel

As summer winds down and everyone tries to cross items off their bucket lists, it’s a great time for a nice weekend or day staycation. We just checked out the Allegria Hotel in Long Beach, Long Island and it was a great choice for wrapping up the summer getaways. Great for a nice relaxing weekend alone without the kids, the Allegria hotels offers chic modern rooms with views of the

Britax Introduces New ClickTight Convertible Car Seats

Britax just revealed today that now their Convertible Car Seats have their well known ClickTight™ Installation System! Here’s the scoop: With ClickTight’s revolutionary ease of use, every caregiver – from parents to grandparents to babysitters – can be confident they’re installing their car seat securely and correctly, just by buckling the seat belt. With a quick push and twist of a button, parents simply open the front of the car

A Look at the Samsung Baby Care Washer

Laundry mat? What laundry mat? Okay, maybe for the bigger stuff- but we are so happy about our chance to review the Samsung Baby Care Washer! This is New York, and having a washing machine in your apartment is not always a given, so the opportunity to have a small washing machine in the house is great! My kitchen actually has the space and the hook up for a washer

Life Milestones Vs. Identity Theft: What You Should Know

“Life milestones in this day and age are often accompanied by significant sharing of personal data. Whether you’re getting married or buying a new home, you’re filling out many different forms both digitally and on paper – and you may have very little control over where your highly personal information goes,”  Hilary Schneider, president of LifeLock. At a lunch with LifeLock earlier this summer, we learned some valuable information about

The Fatherhood Image Film Festival: Family Values Screening

Family Values Saturday, August 16, 6-9 PM The BDC welcomes back The Fatherhood Image Film Festival (FiFF) for a second year. The mission of FiFF is to impact, gauge, and assess the image of fathers in media. Family Values documents the struggles facing many African couples in America and the world as a whole. See the trailer here. Spread the word on Facebook Suggested donation: $14, $7 for Bronx Residents, 18 and under free.

Day Getaway: Bear Mountain Circle Line Cruise

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is celebrating fall with its annual Bear Mountain Cruises, inviting NY locals and visitors to set sail for a ‘hike’ up the Hudson River to Bear Mountain State Park. Perfect for those looking to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage and an array of countless activities and amenities, this full-day excursionprovides an opportunity to explore Bear Mountain State Park’s 50 different hiking trails, nature walks, a Bird Conservation site, magnificent fall

Review: Marvel Universe Live

Last Thursday night the Santos family “assembled” (hee hee, I couldn’t help myself) along with the Avengers for the action packed opening night of the Marvel Universe LIVE! tour kicking off at IZOD center in New Jersey and enjoyed some yummy food and pre-show activities for the kids. SO MUCH FUN!!! Dahlia got to channel her inner “Black-Widow” as she threw on some boxing gloves and beat down a few “villains” , before showing off her archery skills. We