Friday, February 21, 2014

Brooklyn's most popular Baby and Family Expo returns for a third year!! @achildgrows

Brooklyn Baby and Family Expo Shares Everything Parents Need in One Place
The third annual parenting expo from A Child Grows in Brooklyn connects parents to gear, advice and experts in one family-focused day.

Brooklyn, NY—February 21, 2014
A Child Grows in Brooklyn announces the return of Brooklyn's most popular baby show, the 2014 Brooklyn Baby and Family Expo.  The one day event will be held Sunday, April 6th, from 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m., at PS 133 William A. Butler, in Park Slope, Brooklyn (610 Baltic Street) and features keynote speaker Bunmi Laditan, creator of Twitter sensation Honest Toddler (@HonestToddler).  

The fun family event gives moms and dads access to products, advice and community resources for parenting from birth through early childhood.  Attendees will enjoy musical performances by Vered Music, Little Rock-its by Frolic! and City Stomp.  Children of all ages are invited to join their parents to play, eat and visit exhibitors.  A diaper changing area is sponsored by Ubbi and Earth’s Best and a play area for babies and toddlers is sponsored by B Toys.  Free childcare will be provided by Brooklyn Manny and Nanny.

The Expo includes exhibitors from popular national and international baby brands as well as local parenting businesses, seminars and interactive demonstrations.  Bunmi Laditan, author of The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting will deliver the keynote address at11:00 a.m. and act as the event’s master of ceremonies.  

“A Child Grows in Brooklyn and our sponsors are thrilled to welcome Bunmi Laditan as our keynote speaker.  We feel her following and influence on parents of babies and toddlers will draw a great audience to what we know will be a fun-filled event,” says Kim Janulewicz, co-owner and editor of A Child Grows in Brooklyn.  Ms. Laditan’s twitter handle (@HonestToddler) strikes a chord among parents around the world and has more than 250,000 followers.  Her book is due out in paperback this May.

Net proceeds from the event will be donated to the Expo's charity partner, Little Essentials.

Raffle Prizes
Raffle prizes include strollers and baby gear from popular brands Orbit Baby, Stokke, Britax and Joovy, as well as products from new mom favorites Boppy, Belly Bandit, Dr. Browns, Fareskind, Pottery Barn Kids, Sanus Baby and local businesses Citibabes and Melt Massage & Bodywork. 

Parenting Seminars
Jamie Grayson, a.k.a. TheBabyGuyNYC, featured on Martha Stewart's Baby Shower, The Today Show and named Best Baby Gear Guru by New York Magazine, presents "Best Baby Gear for 0 – 3.”  Other seminars include "Wills, Trusts & 529 Plans: A Simple Guide for Family Financial Planning" and "First Fevers, Healthy Sleep Habits, and Breastfeeding," a Q&A session with Mt. Sinai Pediatricians.  Event seminars are sponsored by New York Life, Sacha Herzig-Roizin & Volkova Law Group PLLC and Mt. Sinai Brooklyn Heights.

Interactive demonstrations include “First Foods: Cooking for Your Baby” delivered by Jory Lieberman of teenytinyfoodie (sponsored by Spuni), Babywearing, presented by BECO baby carriers, and ChildSpace Method, presented by Dan Rindler.

Tickets start at $15.00.  Ticket information and event registration are available at brooklynbabyandfamilyexpo2014[at]eventbrite[dot]com.

The 2014 Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo is sponsored by BECO Baby Carriers, BabyGanics, Britax, Bright Horizons, Fairway Market, Fresh Direct, Brooklyn Manny & Nanny, B Toys, Spuni, Ubbi, Earth's Best (the exclusive Expo Diaper & Wipes Sponsor), New York Life, Pottery Barn Kids, Sacha Herzig-Roizin & Volkova Law Group PLLC, and Mt. Sinai Brooklyn Heights.  

Media Partners
The 2014 Brooklyn Baby and Family Expo media partners are The BumpMommybitesNew York FamilyMommy Poppins and The Staten Island Family.

Andy & Evan; B Toys*; Baby Caravan; Baby Mantra; 
Basis Independent Brooklyn; BECO Baby Carriers*; Birth Day Presence
Bitta Kidda; Boiron; Bright Horizons*
Britax*; British American Household Staffing; Brooklyn Manny & Nanny*
Brooklyn Public Library; Brownstone Pediatric Dentistry; Bundle Organics
Child’Space; City Chemist; City Stomp
Cleaning Brooklyn; Dapple Baby; Fairway*
Frolic; Greenlight Bookstore; HappyBaby
Joovy; Keekaroo; Kid & Coe; Little Essentials**
Mabels Labels; Metrotots; Mt. Sinai Brooklyn Heights*
NYC School Help; Prospect Park Zoo; Pottery Barn Kids*
Recolor the Palate; Sabra; Sacha Herzig-Roizin & Volkova Law Group PLLC*
SouvenarteBooks; Spuni*; Super Soccer Stars
Teenytinyfoodie; The Bump; Vered Music; and more!

Expo sponsor
** Charity partner

About A Child Grows in Brooklyn 
A Child Grows in Brooklyn, achildgrows[dot]com, is considered the virtual “home” for Brooklyn parents and the first stop for expectant, new and seasoned parents. Learn about parenting resources, schools, camps, classes, neighborhood news, family friendly events, gear, trends and everything in between. 

Learn more about the Brooklyn Baby and Family Expo at

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