Volunteer Opportunities to help struggling readers

Reading Partners is a literacy nonprofit organization that connects passionate community members with struggling readers to help students build strong literacy skills, gain confidence, and discover a passion for reading. They are currently recruiting caring community members to participate in their Reading Partners volunteer tutoring programs. Currently there are three schools in the Bronx partnered with the program. If you are interested in volunteering, visit for more information.  

Briana Reviews: Fobie Friends

What’s the lastest in Briana’s Reviews? Fobie Friends! Fobie FriendsTM is an original idea created to entertain while helping children address common fears. The concept developed into a series of books, each book using a unique, colorful, engaging “Fobie FriendTM” animal to comfort and guide a child through a fearful situation. In addition to reviewing the books, Briana also had a chance to have some questions answered by Leslie Miller,

MLK Jr's Fun Day of Service

Join Mommy’s Mingle and the Brew Coffee house for a fun day where our children to give back! Join other moms and their children to write letters to the elderly, send a post card to our troops, do arts and craft, and mingle of course! The event is free all that they ask is that you bring a pair of new socks for a child in need! It will be

Bronx Children's Museum Event

Upcoming Appearances: Saturday, December 1st: 2:00-4:00pm Bronx Terminal Market Holiday Arts Bronx Terminal Market Join the museum at Home Depot in creating fun holiday crafts for children of all ages. The bus will not be present. Saturday, December 8th: 11:00am-1:00pm Longwood Arts Collaboration Westchester Square 2700 E. Tremont Ave. Children will create artwork inspired by the Bronx River flora and fauna while visiting the “River on the Go” bus.

BronxMama Blog-Sleep…What’s That?

By: Amy Guobadia Since I gave birth to my third child, Aly, sleep has become foreign to me. I can’t remember the last time I slept in passed 9:30am. Shoot, I been months since I’ve slept pass 8am. Sleep affects almost every in life. It affects mood, learning new things and the immune system. A restless child, like my sweetie Aly, can cause stress on a marriage or relationship. A good

Child and Teen Classes at Bronx River Art Center

Looking for an activity for your child to get into? Check out the classes offered at the Bronx River Art Center for children and teens. They offer cartooning, ceramics, digital photography and more! Classes start in April, so contact them now!  

Letter From A BronxMama: Winter Blues

BronxMama Readers, Today I would like to talk about the winter blues, some people suffer from it- others do not. For those who do, it is very important to not let that reflect or rub off on your children. Parents, we have to make sure that we try to stay positive for our children because they learn from us. If we are very stressed out and show our kids, this

Letter from a BronxMama: Keeping our Children Warm

Dear readers, My name is Nadia and I am a proud mother of Brenton, 7 months. I would like to discuss the topic of us keeping our children warm. It now has been, and about to get very cold. It is so important to keep our kids warm. I use the rain cover on the stroller at all times, just to try to help to keep the cold out. My