Winter in the City: Top Tips for Weathering the Storm

NYC.Gov’s Snow Response Page (you can track the snow plows!)

Ready.Gov’s Winter Weather Resources

Your Family:

  • Shop early and shop smart.Definitely pick up hot chocolate with mini-marshmallows, but also make sure you have easy-to-eat foods on hand in case the power goes out.

  • Buy some “hot hands” or other hand and feet warmers.

  • Keep your cell phones and other devices chargedin case of a power outage. 

  • Check in on family membersoutside your


Snow Fun Advice

We've got 22 top tips for making snow days in Brooklyn manageable!

Help for Jacket Drama: Convincing Kids to Bundle Up

Tips for toddlers who prefer to dress like they’re on their way to a tropical vacation even when it’s 0 degrees outside.

Need help finding the best winter gear for kids? Check out our article on Dressing Kids for Outdoor School & Play.

Want to connect with a community that will keep you warm all winter? Join PSP today.

Winter Fun for Everyone

There are lots of ways to get out of the house and enjoy Brooklyn even during the chilliest months. Here are the best of the best ideas for enjoy what NYC has to offer in the winter!

Need help bundling up before heading outdoors? Check out our article on Dressing Kids for Outdoor School & Play, featuring product and brand recs from members.

Not yet a member of Park Slope Parents? Join a community that will help keep you warm all year round.



Winter staycation? Here's what to do with kids in NYC!

Planning a staycation this winter? Here, PSP members share ideas of what to do with kids in New York City during the December school break and beyond.



Sledding Safety Tips

Sledding can be a LOT of fun, but it can also cause a LOT of injuries. Each winter, thousands of children and teens end up in the emergency room because of a sledding accident. Park Slope Parents has pulled together some tips to help you sled SAFELY.