City parents face all types of challenges but one shouldn’t be knowing where to go for good times.
As NYC parent you will experience many laughs in your journey, raising your child in the best city in the world.
Check out these places and groups that caught my eye:
Expecting? Just had a baby? The Biggest Baby Shower Ever is the country’s largest and original event series for expecting and new parents. Don’t miss out on testing the latest gear, learning from the experts, meeting other new and soon-to-be parents in your area, and going home with the latest products on the market.
5:30pm – 9:30pm (5pm entry for all Ultimate Pass holders)
125 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011
Meet zoo moms and their babies! This little 6.5 acre zoo actually has over 130 different species. It’s the perfect size for kids or anyone wanting a short zoo experience.
With over 2,000 members, the Hudson River Park Mothers Group serves as a vital and active community for mothers and expectant moms that reside in Lower Manhattan. There are many benefits to this group such as their online social network of verified Lower Manhattan neighborhood moms, weekly playgroups that meet in a comfortable and welcoming place and are facilitated by membership coordinators, educational events arranged through the group, and discounts at local retail stores.
First Time Upper West Side Moms can be found on Meetup.com and offers moms and dads literally hundreds of free and/or heavily-discounted events each year. Parents can get discounts on a variety of classes such as music, baby sign, soccer, pilates and yoga, as well as trips to museums and zoos, diverse special events, and an assortment of get togethers at local libraries, Whole Foods, and local cafes and restaurants. Plus: stroller walks for those who want to burn off some extra calories.