Though the calendar says September, the weather is still perfect for some outdoor adventure. One activity that is always a hit with my family is stream exploration! It is cheap (actually free, unless you do a guided trip), educational (but don’t tell the kids!), and doesn’t need many supplies or much planning. As for timing,
Okay, folks, we are in the home stretch of summer here. Just a little while until the little ones go back to school. So, here are 5 (okay 6!) things to do with your little ones this week: Saint Margaret’s Carnival Thursday, August 25th & Friday, August 26th from 6 – 11 pm, Saturday, August 27
As I may have mentioned, we are theater people. My husband is an actor. My daughter also acts and sings. My son plays piano and violin. He loves to listen to music. He loves seeing his sister perform in shows, and occasionally, even enjoys ones she is NOT in. My children are lucky. They have
On a sweltering August afternoon, my son was invited to go with a friend to do something – ANYTHING – indoors to get away from the heat. They decided to go to the Morristown Game Vault, an arcade with over 85 classic video games and pinball machines that opened this past spring in Morristown, NJ.
There’s always something magical about taking my kids to a place that I enjoyed as a kid. One of my clearest memories of the late 1970s, when I was about 5, is of my mom, sister, and me piling into our neighbor’s wood paneled station wagon with her two kids, and heading off to Lancaster,
*Photos and press release courtesy of State Fair Meadowlands. I have lived in NJ my entire life (except when I was away for college) and I have NEVER been to the State Fair at the Meadowlands. I’ve always kind of felt like I’ve been missing out. I mean… there are pig races! I seriously
We were invited to a free advanced screening of Ratchet and Clank and received additional compensation from SheKnows Media. Zoe and I were excited for the invitation to see Ratchet and Clank. I knew it was a movie based on a video game, but I have to admit I haven’t ever played it, or even
Born in Arizona got a condo made of stone-a King Tut (sort of) is on 5th ave right now! My son is studying Egyptian history in seventh grade social studies and my daughter and I are currently reading the second book in Rick Riordan’s Egyptian-themed series The Red Pyramid, so when given the opportunity to
There’s the smell of spring in the air! I don’t know what changed, but it feels like winter is almost over! Now’s when we get those occasional days that just make you want to get out and enjoy – but what to do? Keep this day trip in your back pocket for just that time…….
Disclosure: I was sent 4 complimentary passes so I could go with my family to visit the Liberty Science Center and check out the new Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit, Star Wars event, and other exhibits … and 4 passes to give away to my readers. All of the opinions expressed are my