Important Information for Pre-K

I know it’s hard to imagine your little one growing up and going to school-but when you live in New York City it’s easily something you think about from the day they are born-so being prepared is important. The NYC Department of Education has updated their site with some important dates for Pre-K registration. Check it out here. The Application period begins March 7th and there will be information sessions.

Another good site to check out is You can read reviews, see information on the schools, and find out what schools are around you by zip code, zone, borough, and more.


Restaurant Grading System Seminar

Serrano says make sure you claim the EITC

From a Press Release from Congressman Jose E. Serrano:

The EITC is a program that aims resources at families that are struggling economically and it is of great importance to working families in our community,” said Serrano. “If a family qualifies, it is highly important that they realize it, and claim their tax credit. Last year in New York, the average EITC refund was more than $2100. Continue reading

Bronx Economic Guide

If you didn’t already hear, the new Bronx Economic Guide has been released.  But don’t let the name fool you- the guide is super interesting to read; you’ll find places to visit, facts, and other information that you probably don’t know about the borough. You can download the guide here.

“This stunning guide not only presents a great picture of the Bronx, it shows businesses and others interested in investing in the Bronx just how much we have to offer,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.



Autism Parent Support Group at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital

Topic: Legal Advocacy for Children with Autism

This month Autism Speaks will be hosting a special education legal attorney at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. Parents are encouraged to come with questions and their IEP’s if they are concerned with any legal issues. A developmental pediatrician, pediatric neurologist, pediatric social workers (all specializing in autism) will also be in attendance.

Monday, January 10th

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Department of Pediatrics
1650 Selwyn Avenue, Suite 6D
Bronx, NY 10457

The group is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit, or contact Alexandra Meis, Project Coordinator at (718) 590-1800 x. 6653.


New Link Added: Lactation Consultant Services

A new link and category has been added to BronxMama! Check it out:

If you have a link to a website that you feel would be of interest to BronxMama readers, feel free to share! Email


The Police Athletic League (PAL) is looking for volunteers to continue its mission of serving New York City’s young people by donating their time and talents to help serve Bronx youngsters at PAL’s Webster-Giannone Center serving Fordham and Tremont, PS 48 in Hunts Point and PAL’s New South Bronx Center. Continue reading

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