Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG   Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.  

NYC Dads Group creates #DadStories at the Bronx Zoo with Baby Björn

  By: Pope Jackson   The day after Valentine’s day, Daddy love was celebrated at the Bronx Zoo.  NYC Dads Group along with Baby Björn hosted a Winter Babywearing Adventure.  After a successful collaboration 1½ years ago, the group joined forces again along with some fathers from the Good+ Fatherhood Program.  #DadStories were the theme of the morning trip- focusing on the benefits of babywearing and bonding with our children.

Recap- Be Mine: Bronxmama Valentine Meetup at the Huntington Free Library

  This past Saturday we hosted a fun Valentine’s Meetup at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. The library, which was opened in 1891, provided the perfect backdrop for our event. www.huntingtonfreelibrary.org     Children were able to decorate mailboxes from Oriental Trading as well as create Valentine’s cards to put in their mailboxes. It was fun to see how creative the little ones got, and their mailboxes came

5 Days of Valentine's Date Ideas in the Bronx

For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th   Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx

Team Bronxmama's Holiday Wish Lists: Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List

I love our team here at Bronxmama. Comprised of different personalities, we each bring something different to the table. That can clearly be seen in this year’s Holiday Wish Lists that each of us have put together- even our youngest writer Briana! We hope these lists give you some ideas when shopping for the perfect gifts this year, and feel free to comment below with your wish list too! XOXO,

5 Places to Take Your Own Christmas Card Photos in the Bronx

Christmas card season is upon us! If you’re not booking a photo shoot with one of the many talented family photographers in the Bronx, then look no further than our own backyard! Pull together your family’s wardrobe, grab a few props, and head to one of these locations for beautiful photo opps.     New York Botanical Garden While anywhere on the grounds make for an amazing backdrop, the decorated

Holiday Entertaining: Must Haves & Gifts for Your Favorite Host

  We’re less than a week away from Thanksgiving! That means holiday guests will soon be arriving- or you’ll be the one they are awaiting! So, we’ve put together a great list of must haves- which make for both great hosting ideas and gifts for the hostess.   Ninja Coffee Bar System Coffee and overnight guests go hand in hand. We love the Ninja Coffee Bar for a coffee house experience

Holiday Train Show at the NYBG- Discount Code & Giveaway

Photo: Clifford Dickson Before we even finish the last piece of Halloween candy, I’m already in the warm and fuzzy holiday spirit. Planning our Thanksgiving menu, hitting up discount stores for cute holiday decor, and planning out all of the fun places to check off our holiday bucket list. While some places we only have a chance to visit once, there are some that have become annual traditions. The Holiday

Halloween Fun with Oriental Trading

By now you’ve probably seen that we turn to Oriental Trading for all things party and entertaining. From birthdays to holidays, they have the best selection to choose from. We’ve showed you some fun picks for Halloween in the past (see them all here), but since there’s always some new items to choose from year after year, we’ve got more to share! This year we chose items for the annual Halloween

Save on Scarecrows & Pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is one of our favorite places to visit during fall. The grounds alone are beautiful during the Autumn season, but there’s also plenty of activities for the whole family. Starting last month in September and continuing until October 30th, there will be plenty of fun for children in the  in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. NYBG will feature eye-popping pumpkins, spooky scarecrows, and plenty of family

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