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    Holiday Gift Ideas: Sponsored by Toys “R” Us

    by Shayna Gehl on 11/22/13 | 0 Comment(s)

      I hate to be the one to mention Christmas gifts before Thanksgiving…but I am totally going to mention Christmas gifts before Thanksgiving! This message is sponsored by Toys “R” Us to bring you their best and most exciting toys of the holiday season. This year Toys “R” Us has some real goodies with video […]


    Giveaway: Groovy Cool Toys Bike, Mini Garage and $100 Gift Card

    by Nicole on 11/13/13 | 27 Comment(s)

    Groovy Cool Toys is giving away 3 awesome gifts for your little ones!  1. KaZAM Green Balance Bike – 2. Wooden Mini-Garage 3. $100 Giftcard Three lucky winners will win these amazing gifts from Groovy Cool Toys, just in time for the holidays. Enter below and scroll down for more product info. a Rafflecopter giveaway KaZAM Green […]


    Saving Big with Coupaw

    by Shayna Gehl on 11/07/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    (Sponsored) When becoming parents (to humans), it’s easy to put pets on the back burner. We have two cats and one of them struggled more than the other when our son came along three and a half years ago. Now Puma constantly competes with both of our children for attention every day! So I have […]


    Great Signs, Great Service- Signazon

    by Shayna Gehl on 11/01/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    (Sponsored) Being as attached to the Brooklyn community as I am, I always like to share good information when I get it. I recently learned about a great company offering quality products at affordable prices so naturally I had to pass my newly learned information on to A Child Grows! You may not be familiar […]

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    Giveaway: Murder for Two Broadway Musical Tickets

    by Nicole on 10/23/13 | 6 Comment(s)

    Who wants an adult night out on Broadway?? Everyone is a suspect in MURDER FOR TWO! A hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects and they both play the piano! A zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, this 90-minute whodunit […]

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    Fall Festivities at The New York Transit Museum

    by Shayna Gehl on 10/21/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    If you are anything like me, you just can’t get enough of the fall festivities no matter how many there are. I love fall so much I want to celebrate it in any and every way possible. Thankfully, The New York Transit Museum is delivering with a great list of fall activities in the coming […]

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    Giveaway: Four Unlimited Luna Park Ride Wristband

    by Nicole on 10/20/13 | 7 Comment(s)

    This weekend is the last weekend to visit Luna Park for the season so we are giving away a family four pack of unlimited ride wristbands! The 4 Hour Unlimited Ride Wristband is good for 22 Rides at Luna Park. And if you don’t win, you can bring the family down for a day of classic […]

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    Special Offer: Buy One Ticket to See STUART LITTLE, Get One Free!

    by Kim on 10/20/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    ON STAGE AT KINGSBOROUGH PRESENTS STUART LITTLE – BUY ONE TICKET, GET ONE FREE, THROUGH OCTOBER 27TH! From Dallas Children’s Theater, Based on the Award Winning Book by E.B. White  Adapted for the Stage by Joseph Robinette   Stuart Little tells the surprising story of a most unusual mouse who happens to be born into […]

    Tutoring Done Right: A Preview of Gabrielle’s Tutoring Services

    by Shayna Gehl on 10/15/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    I was never lucky enough to have a tutor in any of the many subjects I needed one. I’m not sure whether it be that my father felt he was the ideal tutor for me, or that we lived in the most uber-rural place in America where tutoring (by an individual or from a company) […]

    Sesame Street & New Balance Team Up With The New York Mets

    Giveaway: See The Mets Take on The Nationals AND Meet Elmo & Cookie Monster

    by Kim on 9/04/13 | 3 Comment(s)

    Win four tickets to an exclusive Meet-&-Greet with Elmo & Cookie Monster from Sesame Street on Thursday, September 12 when the Mets take on the Nationals at 1:10 p.m. Extra tickets can be purchased for $29.  This special package includes the following: – Private Meet-&-Greet with Elmo & Cookie Monster at 12:30 p.m. in the […]


    MOVE. SING. DRUM. DANCE! Cumbe’s Children’s Program

    by Nicole on 8/16/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    (Sponsored) I have been looking for a more engaging, creative movement class for my daughter. A class that will really tap into her imagination and encourage her to discover what talents she may have within herself…and I have found it! So, I am so excited to tell you about the new dance, drum and music […]

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    FREE Performance of Piggy Nation – TOMORROW!

    by Kim on 7/22/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Don’t miss this FREE performance of the adorable Piggy Nation The Musical, showing tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. at the Snapple Theater Center in Midtown.  Kids will see little Sammy Hamhock accompany his father on Piggy Patrol and learn lesson on avoiding “piggy” behavior.  The show is an hour long and is appropriate for children 3 […]


    Brooklyn Cyclones July 21st 5pm Baseball Game – Ticket Giveaway and Discount Code

    by Nicole on 7/12/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    The Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team has a fun night lined up for A Child Grows readers! Come enjoy the Coney Island family-friendly ballpark on Sunday July 21st for the 5pm game where the Cyclones take on the Batavia Muckdogs! Before the game, fans are invited to head to the field to have a catch or participate […]

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    Brooklyn Baby Expo is THIS Sunday! Are You Coming?

    by Nicole on 5/31/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    We are so excited for the Brooklyn Baby Expo this Sunday June 2nd! It is going to be fun and educational event filled with information and gifts for parents and activities for their children! If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, you still can! Purchase your tickets here and enter code ACG15off for a discount for […]

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    Giveaway: Win an Orbit Baby G2 Stroller! GIVEAWAY CLOSED

    by Nicole on 5/27/13 | 89 Comment(s)

    Wow! Who wants to win this stroller of strollers!?!? – An Orbit Baby G2 stroller (retail value of $800) courtesy of Orbit Baby and the Brooklyn Baby Expo! This stroller can be used from birth up to 40 lbs. For families on the go with newborns or toddlers, the Stroller G2 is the ultimate solution for […]

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    Free Spirits Music – Outdoor Music Classes

    by Nicole on 5/21/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    I just heard about these music classes in Prospect Park offered by Free Spirits Music. They look like fun and are pretty affordable too. Free Spirits Music just released a lineup of summer music classes In Prospect Park and they are offering A Child Grows readers come join the fun! At our Saturday morning “Songwriting Circles” in Prospect Park, kids 7-12 will […]


    Win a Britax Baby Carrier! GIVEAWAY CLOSED

    by Nicole on 5/19/13 | 34 Comment(s)

    For the Orbit Stroller Giveaway Go Here: Enter to win a Britax Baby Carrier courtesy of Britax and the Brooklyn Baby Expo! The Britax Baby carrier is suitable from 8-32 lbs and is designed for long-lasting back and shoulder support. Purchase your Brooklyn Baby Expo tickets this week and you will be entered to win this wonderfully flexible carrier. If […]

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    Giveaway: Stokke MyCarrier Entry With Brooklyn Baby Expo Ticket Purchase

    by Nicole on 5/06/13 | 9 Comment(s)

    The Brooklyn Baby Expo is happening June 2nd. Buy your tickets this week and you are entered to win a Stokke MyCarrier ($250 retail value)! And VIP ticket holders get a Joovy BebaSling Lite ($99 retail value) with their ticket! If you have already purchased your tickets, you can still enter to win the Stokke MyCarrier! Here’s how: […]

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    Little Swappies Event – May 5th – Recycle/Reuse and Get Free Children’s Items

    by Nicole on 5/03/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Little Swappies children’s clothing, book, & toy swap is THIS Sunday, May 5 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Avenues School, 259 Tenth Avenue (at 25th Street). And Little Swappies is offering a discount code for A Child Grows readers! Enter code “achildgrows” for a $10 family pass!  Tickets here! Bring at least 5 new […]

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    Brooklyn Baby Expo Tickets Now Available!

    by Nicole on 4/24/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    The 2014 Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo is happening April 6th in Brooklyn Heights! For more info visit our site: Click here for tickets! Join us for A Child Grows in Brooklyn’s 3rd Annual Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo on Sunday, April 6th 11am-3pm in Brooklyn, NY! The event will take place at St. Francis […]

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    Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Suspended in the NYC Area

    by Nicole on 4/23/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Dolly Parton started a foundation called Imagination Library that I signed up for 3+ years ago when my daughter was first born. The way it worked is you sign your child up and they send you one book a month based on your child’s age…for free! I stopped receiving the books in the mail months […]


    Small Kid Big City: Capturing Your Child’s Moments – Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    by Nicole on 4/22/13 | 2 Comment(s)

    Each week Alethea Cheng Fitzpatrick of Photosanity will be sharing a photo that showcases Brooklyn/NYC life to inspire you with places to visit simply to explore the city and have fun with your kids, but that are also great photo locations. She will also include a photo tip of the week. In addition, we are giving […]

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    Family Day at Citi Field on April 28th plus Mets Ticket Giveaway! GIVEAWAY CLOSED

    by Nicole on 4/16/13 | 22 Comment(s)

    The Mets are holding their Moms & Families Day at Citi Field on April 28th! And we are excited to giveaway a family four pack of tickets to one of our lucky readers! The game is on Sunday April 28th vs the Phillies at 1:10pm. And if you don’t win, the Mets are extending their special […]


    Free Jewish Books for Kids

    by Nicole on 4/04/13 | 0 Comment(s), the Jewish parenting website, has teamed up with PJ Library to offer families with children ages 6 months to 8 years one free Jewish children’s book or CD every month. The program is modeled after Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (which I just discovered is no long available in the Brooklyn area!) that promotes early […]

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    Tinkergarten After School Program – Learn Outside in Prospect Park! Discount for A Child Grows Subscribers!

    by Nicole on 3/30/13 | 0 Comment(s)

    Tinkergarten takes a fresh approach at the after school and weekly class format for kids ranging in ages from 2 to 7 years old. They develop, test and share outdoor activities for your kids that are dead simple, wildly fun and designed for learning. Parents learn to guide play-based, outdoor activities for their kids that […]