Need parenting advice from experts? Looking for new baby gear? The annual expo offers all that and more for all phases of life as a parent.
For the sixth year, A Child Grows in Brooklyn is bringing back the borough’s most popular baby show, the Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo, on Sunday, April 22 at 501 Union. The annual expo offers access to the latest baby gear, top advice from national parenting experts, interactive demonstrations, kid-friendly entertainment and access to community resources for all phases of life as a parent.
With a special focus on providing advice and resources, the expo will feature talks and book signings with Jancee Dunn, author of How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids; Paige Wolf, author of Spit That Out: The Overly Informed Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt; and Anya Kamenetz, author of The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life.
A line-up of sleep specialists will share methods for getting rest for the whole family. Attendees will have a chance to speak one-on-one with experts including Kim West, author of Good Night Sleep Tight: The Sleep Lady’s Gentle Guide to Helping Your Child Go to Sleep, Stay Asleep and Wake Up Happy; Carolina Romanyuk, certified pediatric sleep specialist and creator of the program Sleep Trifecta: 3 Steps to Sleep Success; and Miss Megan, owner and founder of Brooklyn’s Mindful Montessori and The Miss Megan Effect.
The expo will also feature workshops with singer and songwriter Vered, who launched Baby in Tune: Connecting to Your Baby through Music, and Francie Webb, the founder and CEO of TheMilkinMama and author of Go Milk Yourself: You Have Power, Express It!
A host of children’s activities and programs such as Yellow Sneakers Puppet Sing-Along will keep the little guests entertained, and a boutique of local vendors invites attendees of all ages to browse and shop.
Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo
When: Sunday, April 22, 11:00 am to 3:30pm / $15+
Where: 501 Union, 501 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
How much: Tickets start at $15 and registration is available here.