You've been cooped up with the kids long enough, mom and dad! Spring means it's time to start venturing outside, in and around the NYC area, for fun ways to entertain and even educate your children. We compiled a list of several of the best kids’ spring activities you can find in the boroughs (and few farther out) to help you exercise your child’s body and brain. Best kids' spring activities in NYC: Nature in bloom New York Botanical Garden — Head to the Bronx to see the azalea gardens and hundreds of cherry trees coming into bloom. Don't forget to check out the amazing annual indoor … [Read more...]
Dads have stories big and small. Most are not spectacular, and a lot of them are really messy and complicated. But dads have meaningful stories to tell. So this past Wednesday two dozen dads came to the Bronx Zoo to share the idea of #DadStories. #DadStories are mostly about small things, simple things, but important things all the same. That's why the NYC Dads Group believes in #DadStories beyond a marketing campaign. "It's the small moments that are important for parents. It's not the destination, it's the journey," said Lance Somerfeld, the NYC Dads Group … [Read more...]
Lions and tiger and babywearing dads -- oh, my! Two dozen members of the NYC Dads Group strapped their babies into carriers for a trip to The Bronx Zoo last week to celebrate International Babywearing Week, and their appearance caught the eye of the national media with a feature article on NBC-TV’s Today show Parents website.
** Read the Today.com article, see the photos!! **That outing was one of several that City Dads Group outposts around the country held to promote and advocate the many benefits of using a close-fitting baby carrier to bond with … [Read more...]