back to school

Back to School Faves from Staples

  If the sand in your hourglass hasn’t run out in the back to school countdown, then you’re probably still picking up school supplies and accessories for this upcoming school year. As always Staples has the necessities for back to school- so we’re highlighting some of our favorites with fun colors and stand out prints to help ease your way out of summer and into a successful school year. Must

A Customized Book for Little Ones Starting School

  Starting school is a lot different this time around with my youngest Gia. My older daughter Briana was in school since she was small, and so transition to kindergarten was a breeze- at least for her anyway (I was a mess). Fast forward to her little sister, who has been mostly home with me for the last 4 years. Gia is very social and has been in dance, but

Back to School Style

  Look 1 Scarf- Patterned Triangular Scarf from H&M Bookbag: Denim Days from Mojo Backpacks Shirt: Starry Slub Tee from GAP Jeans: Skinny Jeans from Ruum Kids Shoes: Keds Rally K in Tan Leopard from Stride Rite   Look 2 Headband- Hairband from H&M Bookbag: Lace Backpack from Ruum Kids Shirt: Sweatshirt from H&M Skirt: Jean skirt from GAP Shoes: Jericho print shoe from Native Shoes Look 3 Shades- Ruum

Back to School with Senator Gustavo Rivera and the Bronx CAN partners

Back to School Health Fairs: free backpacks, health screenings, health info, and lots of fun things to do! Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:00 PM– 6:00 PM Slattery Park Valentine Ave. & E. 183rd Street, Bronx, NYC Rain Date: August 27, 2014 Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM St. James Park Jerome Avenue & E. 192nd Street, Bronx, NYC Rain Date: August 28, 2014 Friday, August 22, 2014 2:00 PM –

Back to School Drive with Boogie on the Boulevard

Sunday, August 17 11:00 am (while supplies last) On the Grand Concourse Support local Bronx students by giving them the tools to succeed in the 2014-15 school year. This summer The Gift to Empower is collecting supplies from June 1st to August 15th to be distributed directly to children during Boogie on the Boulevard (a summer festival that will close the main road on the Grand Concourse to vehicular traffic from 165th-167th

Back to School with Bogs Footwear *Giveaway*

Woohoo! Another great giveaway to help with back to school time! Our essential back to school shopping basics include of course, a bookbag lunchbox jeans t-shirts sweater casual shoes gym shoes gym clothes and a good pair of rain boots! Bogs Footwear will be giving one lucky Bronxmama reader a $100 gift card to choose a great pair of rain boots for your little scholar. To enter,  visit their site