Whether you have a baby, toddler or preschooler, or are still experiencing that pregnancy glow, you won't want to miss A Child Grows in Brooklyn's Baby & Family Expo, coming up on Sunday, April 6 in Brooklyn Heights. This popular annual event is a great place to learn everything you need to know about raising kids in this crazy city, in Brooklyn and beyond. Informative workshops, previews of the hottest new baby gear, raffles with awesome prizes (from brands such as Orbit Baby, Stokke, Britax and Joovy) and great parenting seminars are all on tap. There will also be lots of fun for little ones like FREE performances by Vered Music and Little Rock-its by Frolic!, plus complimentary childcare if you want to explore on your own.
Mommy Poppins is proud to be a sponsor of the Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo. We'll also have a booth on-site where kids can make these adorable clothespin creatures featured in our WeeWork series, and parents can enter to win awesome giveaways. Read on for all the details and find out how to save on tickets.
Our friends at beloved local parenting blog A Child Grows in Brooklyn are highlighting the best of what NYC has to offer expectant parents and families with young children at their annual Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo. In addition to FREE activities and cool swag, here's a taste of what to expect:
Informative seminars, including a keynote presentation by Bunmi Laditan, a.k.a. the mom behind The Honest Toddler blog, Twitter feed and book. There will also be three in-depth, 45-minute seminars focusing on important family topics led by experts in the field: First Fevers, Breastfeeding & Sleep Solutions by pediatricians from Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights, Best Baby Gear presented by The Baby Guy, Jamie Grayson, and Wills, Trusts & 529 Plans: A Simple Guide for Family Financial Planning with reps from Roizin & Volkova Law Group and New York Life.
In addition, there will be demos on baby wearing, creating fresh and healthy baby food and other early childhood development subjects.
Plus, meets reps from more than 60 of NYC’s best baby and parenting companies including local dentists and pediatricians, nanny services and children's enrichment programs, along with must-have gear manufacturers like BOB, Pottery Barn, Phil & Teds, and more. Of course, don't forget to stop by the Mommy Poppins booth, where kids can make this cute craft and parents can enter to win a set of JujuPrints' gorgeous personalized children's note cards, Skip Hop's cool new Forma Pack & Go Diaper Tote, a Daydreamer portable infant sleeper and a sleek 3-in-1 Crib from Delta Children. We're adding new prizes daily, too!
Bonus: Net proceeds from the Expo will be donated to Little Essentials, a Brooklyn nonprofit that distributes essentials to more than 4,500 local babies and toddlers in need.
Tickets to the Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo start at $15. Special ticket packages are also available. Mommy Poppins readers can save 15% by using the discount code MP15OFF at checkout.
The Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo takes place at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday, April 6 from 11am to 3pm.