Getting around with little ones in NYC can be a challenge. Especially us outer borough folks. And anyone who’s ever traveled with a stroller on the train knows two things: 1. Elevators only exist at stations you rarely use and 2. Apparently moms carrying strollers up 3 flights of stairs are invisible. I look back at my daily commute to the West Side with my now ten year old and wonder
Mystic Connecticut is a little over a two hour drive from the Bronx. Located in New London County, Mystic is a beautiful seaside town perfect for a weekend family getaway this summer. With an aquarium, seaport filled with history, and other fun attractions nearby, there’s plenty of options to fill your itinerary with. We recently had the chance to visit this historic seaside town and couldn’t wait to share our trip.
By Dalilah Smith-Santos Have your kids been bitten by the “Broadway Bug”? My daughter sure has been (Lord help my bank account), so you can imagine our excitement when BronxMama was invited to join The Moms for a special preview of Tuck Everlasting The Musical last week. Like me, many of you probably remember reading the award winning novel by Natalie Babbit as kids, maybe you remember imagining Winnie Foster running away
By no means do I want to rush these last two weeks of the year, but if you’re planning to host a little something for New Years Eve, now is the time to pick out your decor. Ordering online ahead of time will save you from running to your local overpriced party supply store two days before. By now you know that we love everything that Oriental Trading has to
By: Nicole Jackson As a first time Mom of a vibrant healthy baby boy, this immediate and overwhelming sensation to give him the best of everything came over me. Before he was even born the conversation of “FOOD” arose between my husband and I. With all of the research we have done between the two of us on healthy foods, healthy living, and the cause and effects of the chemical
In case you haven’t had a chance to check out Annie yet, be sure to go this weekend! Bronxmama writer Dalilah had a chance to see it before it hit theaters with The Moms and other bloggers. Check out her take: When I first heard rumors of an Annie remake a few years ago I had two thoughts…1) that will never happen 2) if it ain’t broke don’t fix it.
By Michelle Lucille Everyone who has kids knows that the term “soft as a babies bottom” is not always the case with some babies. I always thought that when babies were born their skin was perfect and blemish free. With the recent birth of my son I very quickly learned that that was NOT the case. My son developed both baby acne AND cradle cap with in the first few
Printing your photos straight from social media are all the rage right now. It’s great to be able to easily access the photos you love and get hard copies of them, whether it’s for your own personal use or to send to the grandparents who don’t have smartphones. PicStick is one of those great services- but this time it’s for magnets! Turn your favorite photos into fun magnets for your
Laundry mat? What laundry mat? Okay, maybe for the bigger stuff- but we are so happy about our chance to review the Samsung Baby Care Washer! This is New York, and having a washing machine in your apartment is not always a given, so the opportunity to have a small washing machine in the house is great! My kitchen actually has the space and the hook up for a washer
Last Thursday night the Santos family “assembled” (hee hee, I couldn’t help myself) along with the Avengers for the action packed opening night of the Marvel Universe LIVE! tour kicking off at IZOD center in New Jersey and enjoyed some yummy food and pre-show activities for the kids. SO MUCH FUN!!! Dahlia got to channel her inner “Black-Widow” as she threw on some boxing gloves and beat down a few “villains” , before showing off her archery skills. We
Briana and Gia are officially foster mommies to an 8 week old kitty named Kona. Of course they want to keep her permanently, so they are doing everything they can to make her feel at home and prove they can handle having their first pet. So when I found out about these adorable cat condos called Catty Stacks, I had to try them out. Catty Stacks are: Eco-Friendly Recycled, recyclable,
Do you have a family getaway tradition? In NYC, Lake George is a popular one for family vacation memories. We checked out The Boulders Resort, a family friendly resort that has become a tradition for many families. Whether you’re staying in a cottage, townhouse, or lodge- all guests access to the beach, boat dockage, picnic areas with grills, pools, hot tub, playgrounds, and gamerooms. Boulders also offers guests free use of