Local and Parenting Blogs

Here are some interesting sites to check out ... Most are updated on a daily basis :

Terrific Sources of Advice:

Berkeley Parents Network
This web site contains thousands of pages of recommendations and advice contributed by members of the Berkeley Parents Network, a parent-to-parent email network for the community of parents in the Berkeley, California area. Formerly called "UCB Parents", this network is run by a group of volunteer parents in their "spare" time.

Parents Helping Parents

Practical Solutions that Strengthen Relationships at Home

Life, Parenting and Events in the City

A Child Grows In Brooklyn
a road map to parenting in Brooklyn. This blog lists resources and parent recommendations and events that are going on in Brooklyn

Dancing Meatballs
A simple guide to affordable family and kids activities in New York.

Mommy Poppins

Get more out of NYC with kids— activities, camps, outings and shopping.


Only the Blog  Knows Brooklyn

Daily updates about life in brooklyn.

Parent Hacks

Parenting tips and time-saving ideas from the real experts: actual parents.

Urban baby
UrbanBaby is an innovative media company for parents residing in U.S. metropolitan cities providing local online resource guides, informative daily opt-in email newsletters, offline events and direct marketing initiatives.

alternative films for kids


a browser's guide to some independent films, world cinema and animations that will add welcome variety to a Disney-based diet. Not all were produced with children in mind, but all may be enjoyed by children. If your store doesn't carry it, ask them to order it! Quick searches should lead to online rental options. There are recommended age ranges here, but please pre-screen for your sensitive young viewer!