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The Ad Council and New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at MSG

Written by: Priscilla Lino/Photos by: Clifford Dickson So, I arrived at the Press Gate at Madison Square Garden for the St. Johns vs West Virginia game in New York City and checked my bags.  There, myself and Photographer, Clifford Dickson were given our press passes- Awesome.  Our names were written and Bronx Mama Blog directly underneath. We met with Judith Kane, Office of Emergency Management’s (OEM) Director of Communications. Judith set us

Fashion Week: Code Purple (with giveaway)

Fashion week is almost here, and that means checking out both your fave and up and coming designer’s latest work. It’s a fun time to get dolled up and check out the upcoming trends. But for one event during Fashion Week, its also about saving lives. Did you know that in Africa, a child dies every 45 seconds from Malaria? There are more than 225 million cases of Malaria reported each

Bronx Children's Museum Bus visits BronxMama party!

The Bronx Children’s Museum’s traveling exhibit, River on The Go treated us to a special surprise last weekend! BronxMama’s mini me Briana hosted a Winter Wonderland party for her Bronx pals, and they were so excited to have the traveling museum bus visit them for some Bronx River education. The kids learned about living specimens on the Bronx River and had fun learning about “Justin the Beaver.” If your school or organization

Mommyhood Overwhelming? You're Not Alone!

Despite the thousands of items designed to “simplify” moms’ lives today, a recent survey conducted by Ivory revealed 80 percent of American moms think motherhood is actually more complicated today than it was 20 years ago. And while they may be more stressed out and busier than ever, almost nine out of 10 moms think they’re doing a better job balancing it all than their mothers did. The national survey

NY Yankee Brett Gardner Kicks off The Advil Congestion Relief in New York City  By Unveiling a Newly Decongested School Library

On November 15, 2011, New York Yankee Brett Gardner joined the Advil® Congestion Relief Project at PS 130 Elementary School in the South Bronx to unveil a newly decongested library with improved access to computers and books. Kicking off in New York City, the Advil® Congestion Relief Project will visit communities to provide literal congestion relief to real problems ranging from undersupplied schools, congested traffic lanes and more. The Advil®

BronxMamas and StinkyKids

By: Nicole Perrino On Veterans Day BronxMama Valerie and I attended a fun lunch at Madame Alexander with our mini me’s Sophia and Briana. The event was to celebrate Britt Menzies launch of her adorable StinkyKids line for Madame Alexander. All of the kids who attended loved the dolls and the many characters to choose from, and even had a chance to watch Britt paint a StinkyKid! The girls left

Bronx Children's Museum at Hostos

Check out the video posted on BronxNet about the August 2011 Dream Big Event which featured United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. Dr. Benjamin, Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor, and Sesame Street’s own Sonia Manzano!

Journey to Tour de Bronx Part 1: Signing Up

By Amy Vega-Guobadia Getting fit is not an easy thing to do especially when I spent so many years stationary. I’ve tired to start and restart healthy living many time and I would fail after only two weeks. It is so easy to say you are going to be active and healthy. It is even easier not to do anything. Getting some backs (usually unhealthy) and sitting in front of