Month: September 2016

School Holiday? No Worries, just “Play in a Day”

The Brooklyn Acting Lab has a wonderful new feature called “Play in a Day,” designed for those children who have days off because of school holidays in which they create a theater show! “When schools are closed, our doors are open!” We at A Child Grows absolutely love and admire the work that the team at BAL procures each time they join together with the children, so we couldn’t recommend any theater experience in Brooklyn more. They will offer “Play in a Day” programs on the following 2016 dates (plus tons of 2017 dates): October 3, 4, 10, &...

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Osh Kosh for a Fabulous Fall

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. As hip urban parents who have a good eye for our children’s looks (however many times a day that changes or gets mud or food on it) we know what we love to see. Many of the items your child wears will most likely be given to you by your own loving family and friends, but where do you shop when you need to buy something specific? It can feel intimidating with so many style choices and designers...

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Dinner Rush: A Parent’s Guide to Better Nutrition

Feeding our families in a healthy way without breaking the bank or spending hours in the kitchen every night seems like an impossible task, but it’s not. April Reigart, author of Dinner Rush: A Parent’s Guide to Better Nutrition, available now on Amazon, shares her insight and advice about the trials and tribulations of feeding our families healthfully and easily. Be sure to scroll to the end of this post for a great recipe for Whole Grain Crepes! April will be signing and selling copies of her fabulous cookbook at our Philly Baby & Family Expo on October 16, so be sure to...

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Weekend Events in Brooklyn & NYC: September 30th – October 2nd

Hi everyone I can’t believe how fast September flew by!  I hope everyone is ready for another busy fun weekend here in NYC! This weekend take the kids and have a blast at the Chile Pepper Festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 7th Annual World Maker Faire at the NY Hall of Science, 50th Annual Ragamuffin Parade, Just Kidding: Vered and the Babes at Symphony Space, Little Laffs at the Jalopy Theatre, Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum, 4th Annual BabyFest & Family Jam at Brooklyn Expo Center, Opera Mouse at SOHO Playhouse, Friday Movie Night at Kaleidoscope Toy Store, The...

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Learning P’s and Q’s at the NY School of Etiquette and Protocol

Are you tired of reminding your kids to chew with their mouths closed and say please and thank you? Do you wish your kids were more respectful? At the New York School of Etiquette and Protocol (NYSEP), your kids will not only learn their p’s and q’s, but build confidence, character and respect for others. NYSEP has classes for elementary, middle and high school students in their Ditmas Park location, and even offers private sessions in your home! Registration is now open for “Etiquette for Middle School”, a 10 class series that begins October 15th. Daphne Ferdinand created The...

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