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Tips for Photographing Holiday Lights

The holidays are magical- Christmas music, beautifully decorated trees, and lots of pretty lights! As parents, your probably snapping away on your phone or camera to capture the kids in front of all of the holiday decor- but we all know how difficult it can be to get the perfect photo in front of all of those lights! So, we turned to local Bronx photographer Richard Rosario to share some

This Bronx Spa & Makeup Team Are Killing It This Halloween

  If you’re looking for something beyond the face paint kits at the 99 cents store, then look no further than Shaina’s Spa & Makeup in Pelham Bay. With her team of highly talented artists, Shaina is still booking sessions for those looking for the perfect- or scariest- face for their costume.   You’re sure to win that costume contest this weekend with work by Angilian (@_facebeat_) and Betina (@betina.marie).  

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

A Closer Look at the Children's Eye Exam at Metro Optics Eyewear

By: Martha Katechis The dust has finally settled at the local school supply stores and parents are able to catch their breath with the start of the new school year. I would like to shine an importance on having your child’s eyes examined. Both my husband and I have “not so great vision”, so that immediately prompted me to have a concern for our daughter’s vision, but common daily activities

Arthur Avenue Named as One of the 2016 Great Places in America

Photo: Bronx Borough President’s Office The American Planning Association (APA) just announced the 2016 Great Places in America and the Bronx is included! These 15 places — in communities large and small — celebrate stories of exemplary planning that have resulted in stronger, healthier, and more just communities. Check out the info they shared on Arthur Ave here. Here’s a video highlighting the 15 picks from this year:   Check out

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

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

Residence Inn Names La La Anthony as 2016 Mom of the Year

While all of our Bronxmamas are moms of the year in our eyes, we had a chance to attend a special event hosted by Residence Inn where they honored this year’s Mom of the Year- La La Anthony. As a mother to a 9 year old son Kiyan and wife to NBA player Camelo Anthony, we were excited to share the evening with her and learn a thing or two.

Mother's Day Gift Guide

  We spent the last few weeks checking out some fun ideas for Mother’s Day gifts. With Mother’s Day on May 8th, make sure you don’t wait until the last minute to get something special for the mom in your life. While there are so many ideas and products we love, here are 6 of our favorites:   1. The Gussy This waterproof purse cover is the perfect accessory for

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

Don't Forget to #BearYourHeart All Year Long

Sponsored:   The day after Valentine’s Day I stopped in a supermarket in the Poconos to pick up some things for our trip. As I walked in I noticed an employee was deflating all of the red heart shaped balloons that hadn’t sold the day before, and I remember thinking wow that’s it- the one day to celebrate love is over.  I always smile when I see posts on Valentine’s Day

Survival Tips for Disney World from Simply T Nicole

  With January in full swing, many folks are planning out this year’s family vacations. From winter ski trips to spring break fun, there are lots of trip ideas for families of all sizes. Fellow Bronx blogger Tamara of Simply T Nicole has some great tips for Disney World. Read her advice here, and head over to her site for the rest of her post.   1. Plan Ahead-Become very knowledgeable