March 2016

This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT, APRIL 2    FAMILY ART PROJECT: EARTH DAY ECO FAIR In this fun fair, we’ll upcycle everyday found materials like egg cartons, bottle caps, plastic mesh, colored plastic bags and CDs, into hats, pins, flags and instruments. Create an Earth Day wish on a banner to display your passions for conservation, then parade your wearable art in a march for our beloved Planet Earth! Free, and admission to the

Spring and Summer Styles from See Kai Run

Mother Nature may be a little crazy right now, but Spring has finally arrived and we’re excited about spending time outdoors for Spring and Summer fun! To celebrate, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite shoes for little ones from See Kai Run. Check out these adorable and durable shoes.   Rainier   We’re loving the Rainier in the Mint color. These lightweight trainers are designed for summer activities on

City Living in the Mazda CX-3

  The term family car can mean many different things in a city like New York. While SUVS and minivans might be the norm for families in most places, city dwellers are known to make it work in smaller vehicles. When we were given the opportunity to review the Mazda CX3 in Soul Red earlier last month, we weren’t sure what we would think of this much smaller ride, but we

Auto Show Fun + Parking Discount

  Last night we enjoyed the annual Girls Night Out with She Buys Cars and Toyota at the New York International Auto Show. As always, it was a fun night for some of the Bronxmama team to get together and check out some of the latest cars. We also learned of some fun going on this week at the show that we wanted to share:   – Good Housekeeping has

Unboxing the Playmobil City Action Space Shuttle

    Check out Briana and Gia’s unboxing of the Playmobil City Action Space Shuttle. The set includes a space shuttle with two astronauts and defensive lasers, as well as functioning lights. See more at     More about PLAYMOBIL’s Space Mission theme set:   The highly detailed Space Mission toy set provides kids with the essential tools to explore their imaginations; they can choose to travel to another planet, fight off


Photo: NYC Parks   NYC Parks invites community members to participate in a public input meeting where the future of Bronx parks—a completeCommunity Parks Initiative transformation and reconstruction—will be discussed.   At each public meeting, NYC Parks’ planners and designers share information about the park and the capital process before turning it over to community members for facilitated brainstorming.  As participants in these meetings, community members have their voices heard

This Weekend at Wave Hill

Photo: Joshua Bright   SAT, MARCH 19    FAMILY ART PROJECT: LITTLE PLANTS, BIG PRINTS Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, we’ll make bold and brushy, large-scale prints, an engaging project that is easy for all! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, MARCH 20    FAMILY ART PROJECT: LITTLE PLANTS, BIG

Ikea Minimalism Meets Brazil: The New TILLFÄLLE Collection

Ikea is constantly adding new and fun pieces to their many collections. So as we head into Spring, there’s no better time for Ikea to launch their new TILLFÄLLE collection, which is the first of it’s kind because it is inspired by Brazil! After visiting Brazil, Ikea designers had the idea to mix the minimalism that we know and love from Ikea, and mix it with the bold patterns and colors

Kid's Room Inspiration from Pillowfort

  Earlier this month we had the chance to check out the new Pillowfort collection at Target. A home collection for kids, this line has the cutest bedding and accessories- and just in time for a fun Spring makeover for kid’s bedrooms. Just adding some new bedding or pillows can make a big difference in a room. Here are some photos of things we loved at the pop up event in

Simple Easter Decor & Activities

    Easter comes very early this year. March 27th, to be exact. So we pulled together some decorations we already had and mixed them with some goodies from Oriental Trading to give some simple and fun Easter ideas. We created our little display using platters and items we already had, mixed with some inexpensive decor we’ve picked up over the last few weeks. For the children’s activities, we turned to Oriental

Upcoming: Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

  About the Show: Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a