Cool Things to Do in NYC in April 2018

We’re almost halfway through the month and the weather gods are finally incentivizing all New Yorkers (even parents!) to get out there and enjoy. We’d happily head out to any of these cool things to do in NYC this month, or anywhere, really (was winter

Date Nights That Make the Most of New York in Spring

We are so over winter and ready to shed some layers in what’s sure to be a glorious NYC springtime (it always is, eventually!). After months of date nights huddling inside, it’s always exciting to really go out and be reminded of all the city

Cool Things to Do in NYC in March 2018

Here’s the truth about March: It can be a rough one. Like, why is it still cold?!  The good news: Spring is definitely around the corner, in fact it officially kicks off on March 20th, that magical equinox when the sun again ventures north of

Exclusive Offers for Valentine’s Month

The shortest month of the year and so much to pack into it – always the case for parents, right? – and me/we time should certainly be a priority (again, always!). We have the experienced, fully vetted sitters you need, of course. And we also have

Best Things to Do in NYC this February

As the shortest month of the year, February must have an inferiority complex, at least in NYC where of course there is no shortage of amazing things to do. Not to totally FOMO you, but here are just a few of the ways you could

Summer in NYC: Eight Ways to Chill Out with Kids

by guest blogger Katherine Salyi There’s nothing quite like an NYC rooftop pool scene in July: sunbathing, day drinking, loud music, dancing, and socializing… that’s when you use Hello Sitter, of course. With kids along, you have to rethink how to stay cool in the

Seven Things To Do With Kids Over Spring Break, In NYC

So, you didn’t book a trip to St. Barts (oh well!) or plan to be in Miami over the break (NBD!). Considering NYC is one of the most sought-after travel destinations ‘round the world, we’d say, it’s not such a bad place to be. As

Kid-friendly things to do in NYC – Harlem edition

We’re excited to announce Hello Sitter is now available in Harlem (zipcodes 10029, 10037, and 10039 to be precise!)… well hello there Harlem! So many families live uptown and we know there’s always a need for high-quality babysitters wherever there are kids and parents. We

Five Valentine’s Day dates for parents in New York

It’s February, which means Valentine’s Day is looming, which means…big deal, right? For busy parents going out on a Tuesday night to celebrate Valentine’s Day in NYC might not be a priority. But what if you were to give yourselves a month to make the

Kid-friendly things to do in NYC –
DUMBO edition

We are back with our second instalment in our babysitters guide to New York series. This week it’s all about DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Just a quick hop, step and jump across the river and you have landed in a kids (and babysitters!) dreamland. Along the riverfront there is a constant array of activities to get involved in, many of them free. There are kid friendly restaurants and cafes and more ice cream places than we care to mention. This guide really does just scratch the surface and sums up a few of our greatest hits.