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  • Nanny Survey
    This ought to get interesting. From Park Slope Parents:

    We receive a large number of questions about nannies, including vacation days, bonuses, fair hourly rates and other issues. Because of this, we are surveying members who have nannies about their employment practices.

    This survey is important because:
    - It’s the first comprehensive survey ...
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  • Part-time Babysitter and Student available mondays and Wed.
    I am an experienced babysitter who recently went back to school, I am looking to make up a few hours on monday and/or Wednesdays. I attend City Tech on Jay Street. I would love to take care of your munchkins wile you run errands or if you just need a break. I am hoping for ...
    Closed 103 views 6 comments    Jump to most recent comment by samosetsal Brooklyn Kids
  • Does anyone know if being pregnant with minor Scoliosis...
    Does anyone know if being pregnant with minor Scoliosis...can be more painful while giving birth, than not having scoliosis while giving birth?? Any suggestions on how to avoid major back pain?
    Valarie L.
    Closed 62 views 5 comments    Jump to most recent comment by spinningpinwheel Brooklyn Kids
  • if someone's trying to get pregnant can they drink?
    Subject: if someone's trying to get pregnant can they drink?If so, how much? And how soon after ovulatin'?

    I've heard that many women drink while trying to conceive (and, of course, many women are drinking before they know they're pregnant), but am looking for more information. Of course, doctors might tell you don't drink ...
    Closed 89 views 11 comments    Jump to most recent comment by teafolks Brooklyn Kids
  • Has anyone had a bad experience w/ a glider and ottoman?
    I would like to buy one but my husband is concerned that our baby can get hurt with it someday.
    Closed 60 views 3 comments    Jump to most recent comment by wernberber Brooklyn Kids
  • Pre-K K Forum Featuring Pamela Wheaton, Insideschools.
    The Fort Greene Clinton Hill Cooperative Preschool (The Co-op School) is hosting a Pre-K and Kindergarten Forum. Pamela Wheaton from Insideschools.org will be our featured speaker. She will give us the inside scoop on the brand new procedures for enrolling your child in Pre-K and Kindergarten. See the New York Times article ...
    Closed 74 views 1 comment Started by heidikins Brooklyn Kids
  • Feeding Your Family Nutrition Series at Get Fresh!
    Classes are $25 each or 3 for $60. Space is limited. Please RSVP at INFO@GETFRESHNYC.COM or call us at 718-360-8469 to reserve your spot.

    Feb 23: 1-2:30pm Strategies for Your Picky Eater
    If you are one of the many parents who stresses about what your children eat--or more likely won’t eat--this class is for ...
    Closed 41 views 1 comment Started by kroy Brooklyn Kids
  • Free Storytime every Wed. at El Pequeno Artista (20th/5 Av)
    Just wanted to put this out there since some other places get over-run. This is a bi-lingual (Spanish/English) storytime, but you don't need knowledge of Spanish to attend. (Or English for that matter.)

    It's very open and casual. The business holds it every week at 10 AM, so if The ...
    Closed 41 views 1 comment Started by kikintina Brooklyn Kids
  • Kids and Teen Improv Classes at the PIT (Still enrolling)
    Enrollment is still continuing for the new Kids and Teens Improv Program at Peoples Improv Theater. Classes begin this Saturday, January 19 for Kids (ages 9-12) and Monday January 21 for Teens (ages 13-18).

    Level 1: Intro to Improv for KIDS
    Instructor: Rachel Oakes

    Ages 9-12. This class is about ...
    Closed 159 views 1 comment Started by bricelike Brooklyn Kids
  • Charter Schools
    So I'm working on this project that involves charter schools and I need to get a little feedback from folks (both parents and those who might potentially become parents one day) about their opinions around charters. So I'm hoping folks won't mind answering a few questions

    1) Would you consider sending your child to ...
    Closed 53 views 2 comments Started by homeowner Brooklyn Kids
  • Open House for Kids Improv Classes at The PIT
    The Peoples Improv Theater (aka The PIT) has offered unparalleled improv, writing and elective classes to adults in New York City for over five years (they just celebrated their Five Year Anniversary), and now they are extending their programming to include introductory improv classes for teens ages 13-18, and kids ages 9-12. These 8-week classes ...
    Closed 41 views 1 comment Started by bricelike Brooklyn Kids
  • free, Children's Kwanzaa Celebration at the Atlantic Center
    Subject: free, Children's Kwanzaa Celebration at the Atlantic CenterChildren's Kwanzaa Celebration at the Atlantic Center Mall in downtown Brooklyn
    Please come join us on Sunday, December 30th 2007 from 1 pm to 4 pm for a free, children's Kwanzaa Celebration at the Atlantic Center Mall (at 625 Atlantic ...
  • Nanny available!
    Hi! I am looking for a nanny job in Park Slope. It can be occasional or something more part/full time. I am a college student with 10+ years babysitting experience. I have worked with infants (as young as 6 weeks) up to ages 13+. I have been a live in nanny, a camp counselor ...
    Closed 28 views 1 comment Started by fpgirl Brooklyn Kids
  • good resource for toy recalls with holidays around the corne
    toysafety.net
    recalls.gov and
    toyinfo.org

    hope they are useful to all parents/grandparents, unks/aunts et al
    Closed 38 views 2 comments Started by bina Brooklyn Kids
  • Mommy Poppins
    I like this site: MommyPoppins.com. It's got a lot of cool stuff for NYC parents.
    Closed 33 views 1 comment Started by mrse Brooklyn Kids
  • Our wonderful nanny available part time
    Our loving, wonderful nanny needs a part time job starting at 3p.m. She is very kind, caring, honest, and reliable and has extensive experience with children of all ages. She has checkable references. She speaks spanish and english. If interested, please call Griselda at 347-424-0307 or Marta,{MOM} for a reference 646-2202133.
    Closed 99 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by jwilkinson Brooklyn Kids
  • Part-time babysitter available
    I am posting this for my friend, Fatoumata, who is incredibly kind, warm and considerate and who is currently looking for part-time work in Brooklyn as a babysitter. She is available M-F and her hours are negotiable. She has successfully raised her own children, and would take excellent care of your child. ...
    Closed 48 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by jwilkinson Brooklyn Kids
  • Sunflower Academy
    Anyone ever use them for daycare?
    Closed 33 views 1 comment Started by innocent x Brooklyn Kids
  • Day care/nursery schools in Windsor Terrace?
    Anyone have recommendations of a nursery/day care for infants and toddlers in South Slope or WT?

    Thanks!
    Closed 43 views 1 comment Started by rosey Brooklyn Kids
  • Boy Wearing Crocs Is Hurt on Escalator
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/03/AR2007090301115.html

    It was bound to happen someday... beware the Croc!
    Closed 49 views 1 comment Started by joanna b Brooklyn Kids
  • children's photographer in the slope!
    Subject: children's photographer in the slope!Hello all!

    I'm a photographer who has been shooting children (so to speak) for over ten years and am now in Park Slope.

    I come to you (or the park, playground, whatever is most convenient) and, using natural light, capture your child in their world.

    Please feel ...
    Closed 40 views 1 comment Started by chaplin'smom Brooklyn Kids
  • looking for a place to have a baby shower
    Does anyone know of a restaurant of event hall where a baby shower can be held? It's for about 50 people. Thanx
    Closed 49 views 4 comments Started by mysticalnyc Brooklyn Kids
  • Mark Morris Dance Group Dance Class for Babies
    Movement Class for Babies
    8 weeks to precrawling
    (And Moms, Dads, Caregivers)

    Instructor: Ferris Kneile
    MONDAYS: 10-10:50am
    (Beginning May 21,2007)

    This is a dance based developmental movement class, incorporating music and instruments. It will focus on fun and appropriate movement for building babies' bodies and brains.

    $12- single class
    $110-10 class ...
    Closed 51 views 1 comment Started by mark morris Brooklyn Kids
  • Looking for parents with nannies
    Hi all,

    I'm a writer at Time Out NY Kids and am looking for parents who pay their nannies on the books for an article I am writing. I'm interested in what the process entails for you and whether you've run into any pitfalls in doing so.

    If you'd be interested in speaking ...
    Closed 48 views 1 comment Started by michellehainer Brooklyn Kids
  • Did you have trouble finding childcare?
    Hi all

    I am a writer for Time Out NY Kids and I'm working on an article about how hard it is to find daycare in the boroughs. I'd love to talk to parents who can speak about this firsthand, i.e. how long it took, any horror stories they ran into, and how they ...
    Closed 38 views 1 comment Started by michellehainer Brooklyn Kids
  • Pirate Adventure
    Come brave the perils of the deep with our trecherous crew! Join a two hour voyage with thunderous cannonfire and treasure for all! Risk it all on the Schooner Pioneer! Can you face the danger?

    Dreaded Pirate Captain Aaron Singh, will lead his spirited crew and passengers in a search for long lost treasure ...
    Closed 37 views 1 comment Started by sailorem Brooklyn Kids
  • Children's Day
    Subject: Children's DaySouth Street Seaport is hosting Children's day with concert, fireworks and Pirate-themed fun! Be sure to check out Pirate Activities on the Peking and to go on a tugboat tour with the W. O. Decker.
    Closed 39 views 3 comments Started by sailorem Brooklyn Kids
  • Brooklyn Peace Parade Sunday, led by kids
    Brooklyn Peace Parade Sunday, led by kids
    from my email . . .
    Please join the Brooklyn Peace Parade on Sunday March 25th beginning
    at 1:30pm. The parade is a grass roots family-oriented event to
    protest the war in Iraq. This one is for the kids, to show them that ...
    Closed 42 views 1 comment Started by pitu Brooklyn Kids
  • PS 9 Early Childhood Open House
    There will be an Early Childhood Education Open House at PS 9 (located on Underhill between Bergen and St. Marks) on March 16, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. in the school's auditorium.

    If you have any questions you can contact:
    Charmaine Derrell-Jacob, Parent Coordinator at (347) 563-5324 or cderrell@schools.nyc.gov
    Closed 38 views 1 comment Started by stacey Brooklyn Kids
  • Babysitter available
    Babysitting services available in the south Brooklyn area. Compassionate and safe care provided. I have several years experience at the Barnard Babysitting service in addition to the experience and adventures of having 2 younger brothers! I am a music therapist in between my professional jobs and would like to use my time ...
    Closed 30 views 1 comment Started by mechelle Brooklyn Kids