This weekend: travel to the beach in style, hang out on a renovated rooftop, or become friends with a puppet!


SKIPKID PODCAST COMING SOON! Stay tuned for the SkipKid podcast coming soon! Check out our pilot episodeand email us with topic ideas or parenting questions you want covered! WEEKEND ROUNDUP: JULY 29-30 Make the most of the last weekend in July with a vintage train ride to Coney Island, an interactive puppet show, or an […]

Five water-play accessories that will keep you going all summer!

Kids love to clean and they love water. Let them go crazy with a giant car wash sponge. If they let it soak, they can make a shower for themselves by wringing it out. If they really want to scrub, the playground is their oyster!

We are in the dog days of July and it’s insanely hot outside. Somehow doing anything at all can seem exhausting. But it’s time to get inspired, because summer doesn’t last forever and your kids just want to have fun. Here are five things that will make your life easier in these hottest of days–get […]

Enjoy FREE music all summer long!


Enjoy FREE Music All Summer Long!  Music in the Grove: Kids Concerts, Ft. Greene Park July 26th with Mil’s Trills July 30 with Hopalong Andrew August 2nd with Jon Samson Brooklyn Bowl’s Sunset Sounds with The Rock and Roll Playhouse, Industry City  July 22 , Family Dance Party featuring the Music of James Brown w/ DJ Cochon de […]

Office Space: Toddler CEOs at work!


In a fit of feminist guilt, I recently gave away or sold most of my daughters’ pretend cleaning supplies. Don’t get me wrong: my kids adored their Melissa & Doug mop and broom set and my 21-month-old is still wandering around the apartment looking for the vacuum that sucked up “real” pretzels and bandaids. But my kids see a […]

Podcast Episode 1 – The Pilot!


Callie and Denise introduce the SkipKid Podcast  

CHEAP (!!!) must-have water toy! Plus, weekend fun for the whole family and yummy recipes your kid will LOVE!

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  SkipKid PODCAST coming soon! We are super-duper excited for the launch of the SkipKid podcast! Check out our pilot episode and email us with topic ideas or parenting questions you want covered! WEEKEND ROUNDUP: JULY 15-16 This weekend promises plenty of fun: you can catch critters, watch a movie under the stars or climb high above the trees!  Have a great […]

Check out the water toy that will save your summer!


Children of all ages love water play, but children of all ages do not always play well together in the water. When summer camps head to the playgrounds and the water features are overrun with “big kids,” consider the toy that will save you this summer. We cannot live without our spray bottles for water play anywhere you […]

Save money this weekend with our picks for FREE family fun! Plus, Brooklyn’s best indoor playspaces to help you beat the heat!

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: JULY 8-9 We are deep into summer now! From family festivals to boat tours, it’s time to get outside and play. If you need a break from the heat, check out our picks for indoor play spaces.And stay tuned for the SkipKid podcast coming soon! Check out our pilot episode and email us with topic ideas or parenting questions you want covered! Have a […]

Beat the heat: 5 indoor playspaces that will keep you cool!


It’s going to be HOT this week. Skip the playground and opt for some time indoors at one of these Brooklyn playspaces! Busy Bodies Brooklyn, Clinton Hill Open play will assist your child in building important developmental skills. Let your child roam freely in a bright, safe, engaging environment with a variety of toys, mats, […]