May 2016

Summer Faves from Tooby Doo

  How cute are these swimwear options from Toobydoo? We picked our faves:   Ibiza: These classic nautical striped shorts will look great all summer long. Flamingo: A fun, bold print that will stand out on the beach- making it easy to keep an eye on your little surfer in training. Sun Suit (Mondrian II): How adorable are these zip up swim suits for baby? UV protective.   Check out

5 Things to Do For Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx

Paddle the Bronx River Every weekend in the summer (weather permitting), Rocking the Boat offers free community rowing on the Bronx River at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Lifejackets are provided and an instructor takes you out on the water, gives rowing lessons, and even gives some great history and information on the Bronx River. The best part? The canoes are made by students in their boatbuilding program and each one

4 Comfortable Summer Slip Ons From Sanuk

  The temperature has finally risen and beach days are here! When you’re not living in flip flops this summer, it’s nice to have some comfortable slip on shoes that you can trek around the city in. Once again we turned to Sanuk to pick a few pairs that would be perfect for just that.   SideSkip Prints: For Gia, we went with this cute pair of hot pink and

Terrarium Planting with Dunecraft

April showers bring May flowers- so for Earth Day last month we decided to plant some fun terrariums. Dunecraft sent over five of their cool terrarium options for us to try out. With the help of 3 year old Gia and 10 year old Briana, we were ready to plant!       First up was a Pincushion Cactus from their Tiny Terrarium line. This tiny little thing is the

New Event Calendar on Bronxmama

  Just a heads up, we’re tweakin’ a few things over here. Check out our new and improved Event Calendar here. You’ll also see the first few upcoming events on the sidebar to your right ——->    

Our Faves From the 2016 NY Baby Show

By: Martha Katechis   It’s that time of year again!! Where you can spot all the lovely baby bumps flocking toward the far west side of NYC… New York Baby Show time! Even though my daughter is past her infant car seat stage, I love to browse each booth so that I can share all the new and exciting products available for parents and children. The NY Baby show offers two days of educational seminars, balloons

Nearby: “Bites and Brews” Food Tasting Event at Cross County Shopping Center

  Sampling of food, beer, non-alcoholic beverages and desserts from restaurants in Yonkers to be featured; Royal KhaoZ band to provide live music   WHEN:             Thursday, May 19                              6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.                    WHERE:                  Cross County Shopping Center 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers (Junction of NY State Thruway and Cross County Parkway)    WHAT:                     To celebrate SummerFest and the exciting dining options available in Yonkers, Cross County

Goodwill and Uber Team Up: Have Your Donations Picked Up On May 21st

  This Saturday, May 21, Uber users can request to have clothing donations picked up and delivered to Goodwill free of charge in New York City (NEW YORK CITY) – On Saturday, May 21, donors can open the Uber app and request a pickup for their gently-used clothing items to be delivered directly to a NYC Goodwill, free of charge! Building on the success of donations on-demand in previous years,

Tuck Everlasting The Musical!

By Dalilah Smith-Santos Have your kids been bitten by the “Broadway Bug”?  My daughter sure has been (Lord help my bank account), so you can imagine our excitement when BronxMama was invited to join The Moms for a special preview of Tuck Everlasting The Musical last week.   Like me, many of you probably remember reading the award winning novel by Natalie Babbit as kids, maybe you remember imagining Winnie Foster running away

Summer Must Haves: Healthy Snack & Drink Options

  Regardless of what Mother Nature thinks, summer is almost here! That means lots of outdoor fun and the need for healthy on-the-go options for families. During Bronx Week last week, we had the chance to share some of our favorite healthy options with Bronxites who came out to the Borough President’s Health Day event. There were fitness demonstrations, a rock climbing wall, and more! Here are some of our

This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT. MAY 14    EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning walk to spot birds in the gardens and woodlands as well as the skies aboveWave Hill. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the public. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. This walk is free, and admission to the