Posts Tagged ‘child care’

City Savers

Written by New York Family on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

taxi   Tutoring, babysitting, even vacationing—There are more ways to contain the cost of an nyc childhood than one might think By Hillary Chura  You don’t need to move to the suburbs to save money. (In fact, that usually doesn’t work, but more on that later.) In my experience, there are ways to reduce the cost [&hellip
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Bloomingdale Child Care Program at Risk

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Family, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW-BloomingdaleFamily2(JS) By Amanda Woods Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council reached a budget agreement on Monday that increases city funding for child care and after-school programs, but it may not be enough to help the Bloomingdale Family Program’s Head Start program on the Upper West Side, which is projected to shut down in the fall. [&hellip
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‘Self’ Magazine Writer Focuses on Prominent Mothers

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Family, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

By Jennifer Hedwig When she was pregnant with her daughter over a year ago, Brooklyn-based writer Erin Bried found herself up to her eyeballs in sometimes confusing, often contradictory advice on parenthood. But she put her zest for research to work, and the result is the practical, yet tender book How to Rock Your Baby: [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

STANLEY ISAACS RALLIES  Parents, children and local officials gathered to protest proposed cuts to the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center’s Beacon Program on Tuesday. The mayor’s preliminary budget would defund the program entirely; the Department of Youth and Community Development has notified the Center that it would have to close the program July 1 if [&hellip
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