Emily Prawda Weiss

Born and raised in Brooklyn and residing in New York City. I am blessed that I get to spend so much time with my cute little redheads while contributing to Big City Moms editorial and social channels. I write about cultural offerings in New York City and beyond. We love to experience NYC and all of the entertainment that goes along with it!

Share Your #Mamalogues moments

Philips Avent teamed up with SoulPancake to create this video that hinges on celebrating mom and baby’s special dialogue, and they’re asking moms to tell their own mamalogues – sharing stories about the magic moments between mom and baby that were made possible thanks to her instincts and special intuition.

Fact or Fiction? Busting Car Seat Myths

The advice of friends, family and even strangers can cause information overload for new and expectant parents. For especially sensitive topics, like car seat safety, BRITAX recommends parents review their car seat user guides, reach out to the car seat manufacturer with questions or seek guidance from a child passenger safety expert to ensure they’re learning the proper information.

What Parents Need to Know About Goat Milk

This post is sponsored by Kabrita.   When trying to determine what to feed your baby, most parents encounter an overwhelming amount of information and opinions. One topic that caught our eye recently was goat milk. We put together a list of questions and went straight to an expert, Dr. Salsberg, a Naturopathic Doctor, in

Empowering Girls

It’s tough being a kid today between bullying and social pressures–children need all of the postive vibes they can get. If they can look down and see a quote on their tee from Ellen Degeneres or Shakespeare, that little boost of confidence could get them through their next class or playdate. It’s also important to raise your

Bonding at the Barre

I’ve been struggling to find my fitness niche for the past few years. I went from Flywheel to Crossfit to Physique 57…I realized that I enjoyed all of these (expensive) boutique fitness options and found my home recently at Equinox (as a third time member!). Equinox offers classes that I only dreamt about in one

Fall Dress Shopping at Polarn O. Pyret!

My girls and I are long time Polarn O. Pyret fans. I was very excited to be given the opportunity by PO.P to shop for matching dresses for them for the upcoming fall season–we even threw in a skirt as part of Delilah’s uniform! Ever since the Swedish brand moved into their location on Columbus Avenue,

Annie’s Pizza Party Happy Hour

Annie’s Pizza Party Happy Hour Ketchum New York, New York City Tuesday, September 24, 2013 We at Big City Moms are big fans of anything organic, whole, real and natural. We are also big fans of Annie’s products. Before kids, I lived for the Goddess dressing, now, having children, I enjoy the entire product line.

Back To School With Staples

Staples Back to School Preview Event Staples Flagship, Fifth Avenue, New York City Wednesday, July 10, 2013 When a mom thinks Back to School, she thinks Staples. Who doesn’t love one stop school shopping? We had the chance to preview the new fall school accessory styles (a lot of neon) new laptops, tablets and drumroll

Destination Maternity Holiday 2013 Collection Preview

Destination Maternity Holiday 2013 Collection Preview  Midtown Loft, New York City  Tuesday, July 9, 2013    Invited to a winter wedding while expecting? Holiday party? Annual family get together? Find yourself on the red carpet?!?    Don’t worry, Destination Maternity has you covered from casual to red carpet glam. We checked out stunning pieces for

Getting Organized for Your New Addition

Preparing for a new baby can be very exciting – but it can also feel overwhelming. Hormones and anxieties aside, it’s hard to wrap your head around the growing to-do list and the seemingly endless amount of stuff you need for your baby-to-be. And how on earth is it all going to fit in your

The Pre-School Process/NYC Preschool Tips

NYC Pre School Tips Timeline: Summer before you will begin the application process (for the year before your child begins school) Research stage: Read books about schools (for example: Victoria Goldman’s Manhattan Guide To Pre-Schools and Clara Hemphill’s New York City’s Best Public Elementary Schools (some have pre-Ks) ) Join the Parent’s League and read