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    Moms Demand Action Rally 2014! Be there!!

    by Sarah on 6/06/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Moms Demand Action invite you to join their second annual rally for gun control. This is how to effect change, to demand it. As Ghandi said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Here is your invitation: Please join us as we gather to raise our voices, as we march together […]


    Weekend Events: Sproutfest, Suzie Shelton, Red Hook Fest, Moms on Wheels, Kites, Macbeth and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 6/05/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! So the Chancellor’s Day started a little dreary but good news the weather is improving by the minute and the weekend should be great! The first weekend in June is a busy one with events like The 21st Annual Red Hook Fest, Sproutfest at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, World Oceans Day Celebration at […]


    Binge Watching Orange is the New Black Season 2

    by Sarah on 6/05/14 | 1 Comment(s)

    Time to get a sitter y’all. Orange is the New Black is coming out on Netflix this Friday, June 6th. My advice, get a sitter for the whole day on Saturday, keep that kid out of the house, put yourselves on lock down (after you get the bagels and mimosa makings), and get it done. […]

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    Running With Heels Event! Mogul, Mom and Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman

    by Sarah on 6/03/14 | 0 Comment(s)

      Join the invitation-only dinner party series for busy women professionals and entrepreneurs. Gain access to a select group of dynamic business Women. Be entertained, educated and empowered by inspiring speakers, like Liz O’Donnell. Each dinner guest will take home an autographed copy of O’Donnell’s book Mogul, Maid & Mom. Liz O’Donnell is a working mother and […]


    Basis Independent Brooklyn- Where Did They Go?!

    by Shayna Gehl on 6/02/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    A Child Grows has some Basis Independent Brooklyn updates for you and some great news with it! We’ve featured them before and are thrilled to do it again because there are lots of new things happening including the development of a merit based scholarship program! If you’re familiar with Basis Independent Brooklyn, you may also […]


    Weekday Events for June 2nd-5th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 6/01/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope you got to enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend!  This is going to be a fun week especially since NYC public school children have a half day and a day off this week! Thursday the Summer Reading Kickoff Event is happening at the Brooklyn Public Central Library but if you can not […]


    Weekend Events: Comets, Saltbush, Stars, Pier Kids, Bash the Trash, Ultimate Science Street Fair and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 5/29/14 | 2 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! The weather should be warmer for the weekend so get ready to have some outdoor fun! This weekend the World Science Festival is going with events like the Ultimate Science Street Fair in Washington Park and The Night Sky from Brooklyn Bridge Park!  Some events are just starting for the summer season!  This […]


    Paper Moon Playgroup: Co-op Preschool in Park Slope Hosting Open House on June 3rd at 9am

    by A Child Grows on 5/29/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Paper Moon Playgroup is a half day cooperative preschool program for 3 and 4 year olds in Park Slope.  This program has a low teacher-student ratio, an outdoor play space, and teachers with both strong elementary education experience and unique backgrounds in theater and music.  The atmosphere is vibrant and fun with themed weeks and […]

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    Memorial Day & Events for May 27th-29th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/25/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy sunny Sunday!  Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend! So much going on Memorial Day Monday like Memorial Day Medals at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum,  Potato Planting at the Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park, Victorian Gardens in Central Park, Fleet Week and the Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs at […]

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    Memorial Day Weekend Events for Kids in NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/22/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! It is finally here!  Memorial Day Weekend a.k.a. the unofficial start of the summer!  After that long horrible winter I know everyone is fready for this weekend and the weather is supposed to improve! Get out and have a blast this weekend with friends and family!  The NYC beaches like Coney Island Beach […]

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    How to Host a Better Baby Shower

    by Sarah on 5/21/14 | 1 Comment(s)

    We will dispense with the pleasantries immediately. Baby showers are the worst. I’m not going to pretend, or lie to you. They are not a party, they are a forced march, with all the festive energy of a staff meeting with snacks. Since I am about to host a baby shower (this will be my […]


    Treat Yourself to a Ladies Night Out!

    by Shayna Gehl on 5/20/14 | 2 Comment(s)

    Calling all NYC Ladies! A Child Grows is teaming up with Babeland and boudoir photographer Lori Berkowitz to host another wonderful Ladies Night Out! You don’t have an excuse not to attend, it’s FREE! On Wednesday, June 4th, join us at Babeland at 462 Bergen Street, between Flatbush Ave & 5th Ave from 7-10pm. Come to […]

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    Weekday Events for May 19th-22nd in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 5/18/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! What a lovely weekend!  Hope everyone got to enjoy some outdoor time. Fleet Week is back this year!  There is a Navy Band Concert in Bryant Park, Parade of Ships and you can also take Ship Tours!  This week you can also check out a Sing-Along Journey to the Ocean at the Park […]

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    Weekend Events: Fleece Festival, FAB Friday, Touch-a-Truck, NY Baby Show, Kings County Fair, Festivals & More!

    by Deirdre on 5/15/14 | 1 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Mid May is here and with Memorial Day weekend coming up soon there are more outdoor events happening! Festivals are happening everywhere!  We have the FAB Friday Kid Activities, the Fleece Festival at the Prospect Park Zoo, the World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, PS 295′s Touch a Truck, The Kings County Fair at Aviator […]


    Touch-A-Truck 2014: You Know You Want To

    by Sarah on 5/14/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    It’s finally spring so that means that there is an obscene amount of stuff to do and lots of pressure to get out and do it. Before you get overwhelmed with choices and blow them all off to watch “family” movies (meaning Star Wars) and eat pizza, know that this weekend is one of the […]

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    Top 10 Reasons You Secretly Like the Second Kid Better

    by Sarah on 5/11/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    I know that you love both your kids equally. I know that your heart has an endless capacity for love, whether you have two kids or ten. I know that you have never, and would never, play favorites. But, I also know that there are days when you definitely like one kid more than the […]


    Weekday Events for May 12th-15th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/11/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy Mother’s Day to all our mom readers!  I hope you get to have fun with the family or some alone time or both! This week we have a variety of events like Spanish Story Time! with Maria at The Stomping Ground, Rolie Polie Guacamole at Brooklyn Kensington Public Library, and a free […]

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    75 Giveaway Tickets To New York Baby Show

    by Sarah on 5/11/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    This Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th  from 10am to 4pm our friends at New York Family magazine will be hosting the annual New York Baby Show. And A Child Grows is giving away 75 family tickets away to the show. Enter below for your tickets! a Rafflecopter giveaway Last year the New York Baby Show […]


    Mothers Day Weekend! Handmade History, Mary Poppins, HyperISH, Baby Rave, Boat Bash and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 5/08/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Mother’s Day weekend is almost here and hope all our mom readers have a great day! This weekend there are mom events like Frolic’s ROCK, RAVE ’N’ ROLL: A Mother’s Day Event at Brooklyn Bowl, Free Admission for Mom’s at Children’s Museum of the Arts, and Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party at the New […]


    Weekday Events for May 5th-8th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/04/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope you had a great weekend and are ready to start planning your week!  The weather looks pretty decent and now that it is May there are more outdoor events starting up! The month of May makes me think of lots of time outdoors!  This week Preschool Play at Wagner Park and Young […]

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    Mom Needs Space! Here’s Where She Can Find Some

    by A Child Grows on 5/02/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    There are many benefits to working from home: staying in your pajamas, fitting in a load of laundry and seeing your kids in spurts throughout the day.  Now let’s do that again.  There are many downsides to working from home: not getting out of your pajamas ALL day, being surrounded by dirty laundry begging to […]

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    Weekend Events: Bedtime, Dear Albert Einstein, Pixar in Concert, Free Comics, Little Laffs, Spring Fling and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 5/01/14 | 1 Comment(s)

      Hi everyone! Happy May!  I can’t believe we have gone from cold wet weather to like summer in 24 hours!  The good news is that the weather will be decent for the weekend! This weekend you can join thousands of New Yorkers who participate in It’s My Park Day to volunteer and celebrate their […]


    Top 8 Tips to Reduce Homework Stress

    by Sarah on 4/30/14 | 1 Comment(s)

      I recently spoke with Dr. Ashley Norris, assistant dean for the University of Phoenix College of Education, about the survey taken by University of Phoenix of 1000 full-time teachers of K through 12th grade. The subject of that survey? Homework. Homework seems to occupy a special place in our cultural collective psyche, somewhere in the […]


    Connect to Your Community: Unity Through Art

    by Sarah on 4/29/14 | 0 Comment(s)

      UPDATE: In case you missed this event but want to find out more about what is being done, and what you can do, to fight segregation in schools, check out these resources courtesy of Brad Lander: 13 Bold Ideas,  Some good work is taking place in NYC, with district-wide and school-based efforts to confront segregation […]

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    Spring Fling Meets Camp Panic Event: Everything You Need in One Place!

    by Sarah on 4/28/14 | 0 Comment(s)

      Do your weekends feel so booked with errands that you never quite get to the family time you want, or vice versa? Well, clearly you need a camp fair, clothing swap and kid-friendly spring festival in one. Lucky for you the Spring Fling Meets Camp Panic is happening May 3rd from 10:00 am to […]