Parents

Top 5 Ways to Foster Your Kids’ Vision & Eye Health

Sponsored Back to school shopping- check. Annual physical- check. Annual full comprehensive eye exam- oops! When it comes to eye health, I’ll be the first to admit that my family needs some serious reminders. While our summer has been filled with plenty of beach days and relaxation, it’s also been filled with too much screen time, forgotten sunglasses, and too much sun. So that’s why we’ve teamed up with local

Parent Personality Test Suggests Baby Registry Ideas

This is a fun idea for expecting dads. Fatherly recently launched a baby registry builder with Target- and there’s a fun Parenting Personality quiz that suggests items for 12 different personality types. Check out the Registry builder here. And check out the parenting personality quiz here. The registry builder is the first of it’s kind, and the quiz is fun regardless if you’re expecting or not. Check out Fatherly at

Share Your Ideas for the Orchard Beach Pavilion

  Last night members of the community filled the auditorium at Lehman High School to hear from NYC Parks about the restoration of the Orchard Beach Pavilion. Bronxites had the chance to meet the architects, learn more about the process, and share their ideas for the future of Orchard Beach.     Attendees also had the opportunity to break into groups and give their thoughts on what kinds of things

Where to Enjoy Beer in the Bronx this Fall

As the leaves begin to change colors and the air gets crisp, I’m suddenly ready for farms, fresh baked pies, and beer! While you might not be able to do much in terms of pick-your-own in the Bronx, you can certainly find your fair share of breweries and other cool spots to sip on seasonal hops in the Bronx. Check it out:   Gun Hill Brewery  A microbrewery with a

Favorites from the New York Baby Show

Favorites from the New York Baby Show By: Martha Katechis Baby planning can be fun, stressful and never ending… so why not jump in head on! The New York Baby show offers that like no other and I love it! All things baby and family in one weekend, I encourage you to not only browse each booth, stroll the stroller track– but also sit and relax while listening to experts

What You Should Know About Children's Eye Health #WorldSightDay

Sponsored by Metro Optics Eyewear     It’s #WorldSightDay! Among the endless, and often silly national holidays we celebrate across social media, this one is actually very important. World Sight Day was started four years ago as a day to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. So we’ve partnered up with Metro Optics Eyewear in the Bronx to bring you some important information on vision and eye health when it

Camping at the Bronx Zoo: Adults Only

Photo: www.bronxzoo.com Did you ever think you’d need a babysitter to go to the Bronx Zoo? Well when there are  drinks and a DJ involved, and an adult only camping experience- then yes. The Bronx Zoo is now offering tickets for Bronx Zoo After Dark: Adult-Only Overnight. The one of a kind experience lets adults live out one of their childhood dreams but with added adult fun- a DJ, drinks, food,

Flashback Friday for Autism

    Join D3 Sports & Recreation for a fun filled flashback Friday event for Autism on Friday September 30th, 2016.  All proceeds will benefit D3 Sport & Recreation Inc. a 501 (c) 3 Non-profit organization that provides sensory friendly programs and events for children with Autism between the ages of 4-18 years old. $50.00 Entrance includes food, wine, & beer!!!!!  Best of music from the 80s and 90s!!!!! Prizes for the

Summer Hacks & Must Haves for A Fresh Home

Beach season is upon us! With that being said, most of our free time will be spent outdoors and not inside cleaning up or getting things done around the home. So, we gathered a few of our favorite go-to items that help us keep the place looking company ready on a minutes notice.       To Make Your Place Smell Fresh   With small Bronx apartments and no central

Mom's Nite Out + Cinco de Mayo at Sofrito

  In case you hadn’t noticed, National Moms Nite Out falls on May 5th this year- Cinco de Mayo! So if there’s ever a reason to have some me-time and enjoy some drinks with friends, this is your night. We’ll be putting together a list of some fun ideas for moms to have fun in the Bronx, but we’ve also teamed up with DJ Dubbz to promote a fun Cinco

A Closer Look: Society of Seasonal Secretkeepers

Santa is a tradition for many of us. We remember the excitement of writing our list every year, mailing it off to the North Pole, and trying to stay up late enough to catch the big guy putting presents under the tree. And while we teach our children to always be truthful, we can’t help but give them the same magic our parents gave us. So when the kids start