Cozy up this fall with these five great story hours! 


We all know how important reading is for developing brains–here are five story hours that we think your littles will love. Greenlight Bookstore, Fort Greene and Prospect Lefferts Gardens Saturday Story Time is geared toward kids ages 3 to 8 and their families. Authors and illustrators of picture books often visit the store on Saturdays […]

Adorable Halloween Costumes for Under $20!

A Halloween pumpkin is classic and adorable, and you can't go wrong with the Punkin Cutie Pie Costume for tots.

It may feel like summer but Halloween is creeping up on us. As much as we might wish we had time to sew a DIY owlet costume it’s probably going to come down to placing an order. Here are four costumes that won’t break the bank, plus one crayon set that will turn your kid […]

Pumpkin and apple picking near NYC!


From picking your own apples and pumpkins to hot cider and hayrides these farms have the fall experience you’re looking for! And the best part is they’re only 60-90 minutes from Brooklyn! Fishkill Farms, East Fishkill, NY Visitors to the farm can pick their own fruit and buy our vegetables and other local foods at […]

Podcast Episode 02: Finding Your Work-Life Balance


Hosts Callie and Denise talk about their out-of-whack work-life balances, then welcome to the show certified coach and consultant Phoebe Vaughan to discuss stay-at-home parenting and how to position yourself to transition back (part-time?!) to the workforce.  

Three Authors We Love: Anna Dewdney, Sandra Boynton, and Molly Bang


Back-to-school time always makes us think of our favorite children’s books, visits to the local library, and reading with our kids. Classics like Hey! Wake Up! and Llama Llama Misses Mama are likely so familiar that many of us can recite them from memory, but it’s always interesting (and inspiring!) to think about the authors and illustrators behind these […]

Podcast Episode 01: Talk About Mom-Shaming!

Eleven books to help your toddler with the start of school!


Whether you’re little is headed back to school or starting for the first time these books will help ease the transition!

Get out of your breakfast rut with these 10 toddler approved recipes!


We’ve all experienced the breakfast rut: check out these ten toddler approved breakfast recipes from The Seasoned Mom!

Beat the heat with FREE outdoor water play!

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Summers in the city are hot. Stay cool with these FREE water activities. Prospect Park has six options for water play, there are fifteen free swimming pools throughout the city and Brooklyn Bridge park was tons of water at your disposal. Enter your zip code to find a playground with a spray shower near you!   

Ten ways to beat the heat and get out of your breakfast rut. Plus weekend fun for the whole fam!


SKIPKID PODCAST COMING SOON! We’re hard at work recording season 1 of The SkipKid podcast! Check out our pilot episode and email us with topic ideas or parenting questions you want covered! WEEKEND ROUNDUP: August 5-6 It’s hard to believe that August is already here! This weekend go fishing, enjoy a unity parade, or go […]