Bringing in 2009, kids in tow.

Not everyone is lucky enough to find a babyistter for New Years Eve. You tried but even grandma is pushing back her usual 8 pm bedtime? Well thats still no reason why you can’t go out and enjoy yourself.  Here are some events, both in and outside of the Bronx, that the kids won’t mind being dragged to.   New Years Eve Bash at Dave and Busters 234 West 42nd

MERRY CHRISTMAS

This has been a busy holiday that  has come and will go way too fast! With finals, the writing and the family, I haven’t had much time to update BronxMama. But don’t fret, I have a new writer that I am adding to the site and for the new year you will see a big improvement! Until then, everyone please keep checking back for more from BronxMama and continue to

Keep Checking Back!

Some exciting things have been going on for BronxMama! Firstly, we will be featured in Bronx Family in a feature about local Bronx websites/blog. I will be sure to let everyone know when the issue is out. Also, we have an artist, Alyssa Arater, working hard on a new banner and logo for the site! Stay tuned for more information on Alyssa and her amazing work! Digg this post Recommend

Casting Call: Bronx Mama's

Bronx Mama’s who own their own home are invited to try out for the chance to be featured on Wa$ted, a show that helps you and your home become more green. Those who live in New York City are no stranger to the effects of global warming and going green is something we all should consider. It is easy for many New Yorkers to ignore the need to go green

Uptown Tot's First Class!

Sunday December 7th Bronx Mama will be hosting its first Uptown Tot Class. We will be making Christmas crafts and getting to know the moms and tots. It’s not too late to join us, just leave a comment and we will give you the details! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

A Bronx Christmas

If you’re looking to find that perfect gift for Bronx kid and really make them smile; think outside of the box. From gifts that fit in a box to gifts you just can’t wrap, Bronx Mama found some great ideas, with a Bronx twist of course. $150-Fisher Price’s Portable DVD player If the Bronx kid you know is a commuter like his mom and pop, this portable DVD player for

Holiday Baking

Bronx Mama wants to have some fun and learn some new recipes from other Bronx Mamas. Each week until Christmas I will feature a new recipe chosen from the ones readers email us. The recipes can be anything holiday related (dinner, dessert, drinks, etc). Send a picture of you and your family and the recipe if you want and we will include it with the recipe. Happy Cooking! Digg this post Recommend

Christmas Events You Can't Miss

FREE! Family Affair Holiday Party at the Bronx Museum of The Arts Saturday 13th 1-4 pm 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th st (718) 681 6000 Bronxmuseum.org Join the Bronx Museum of the Arts for an afternoon of art-making workshops and more.   Christmas Extravaganza at The Kidz Disco December 28th 1-4 pm The Kidz Disco at Con Sazon 1854 Westchester Avenue Children: 10$ Adults: 5$ thekidzdisco.com Digg this post Recommend

Bronx featured in Time Out New York Kids

In the November 2008 issue of Time Out New York Kids magazine, the kid experts featured a list of “50 things a kids gotta do before he hits 5 feet,” and to Bronx Mama’s excitement, the Bronx was mentioned in the countdown. Number 14 was of course, Wave Hill, Bronx’s public garden and cultural center. With fun family events to do almost every weekend all year long, its no wonder

Thanksgiving Events

Saturday, November 22 HARVEST THEMED HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE: Teens and adults can take this one-day workshop, where they will use natural materials of Autumn and a candle to design a harvest table arrangement for the holidays. Registration required. Call 718-885-1461 or e-mail info@bpmm.org. 12pm. Age: TE, AD. $45; including materials. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx. 718-885-1461 . www.bpmm.org. From: http://www.parentsknow.com/newarticle.cfm?colid=12403 Feel free to email more Thanksgiving

This Weekend

Lecture: The Original Bronx Natives Saturday, November 15, 2008 1:00 p.m. Pat Ernest, former Education Director of Bartow-Pell, will present a PowerPoint presentation on the history of this area of the Bronx.  Mrs. Ernest will discuss the original natives the Lenape as well as Jonas Bronck, the first European to settle in the Bronx (1638).  FREE with admission to the Museum. Registration requested. Location Bartow-Pell Woods Bartow-Pell Mansion (895 Shore Road)

Rainy Day Project: Thanksgiving Centerpiece

What you’ll need: 2 toilet paper tubes Brown construction paper Yellow construction paper Red construction paper White construction paper Black construction paper Pencil Glue Scissors Tempera or watercolor paints Paintbrush Stapler How to make it: Trace around your child’s hand on a piece of white construction paper. Note: You may wish to trace a larger area around your child’s hand to make the turkey feathers bigger and also make it easier for your

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