Amazing Gingerbread Houses in New Jersey

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The holiday season has many iconic celebrations including gingerbread houses! While my personal attempts to construct the store bought gingerbread house resulted in it being condemned, I am always impressed with the artistry required to make these edible homes. The skills needed to build these creations is not just imagination but also visual spatial skills, … [Read more…]

Season of Giveaways: Trolls!

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Can’t stop the feeling? We can’t stop the feeling either after watching Trolls! My daughter watched this upbeat film and can’t stop that warm feeling every time she sees a clip or the bright colors and fur associated with the movie. Produced by Dreamworks, Trolls has all the ingredients necessary for a popular children’s film: … [Read more…]

Celebrate the Holidays with A Christmas Carol at The Growing Stage

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Mommy University is so excited to partner again this season with The Growing Stage: The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey. They offer a family-friendly environment perfect for a child’s first theatre experience as well as for children with some sensory needs. In exchange for tickets to each performance, we are so happy to be able … [Read more…]

Season of Giveaways: The Memory Palace

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Peaceable Kingdom is a family favorite as they have released numerous games that focus on collaboration. They have games for young children that introduce important concepts such as taking turns, following instructions and problem solving. Instead of children competing against each other or their parents, the cooperative games bring families together to achieve one goal … [Read more…]

5 Must Do Holiday Experiences in Philadelphia

5 Must Do Holiday Experiences in Philadelphia

New Jersey has amazing festivities to celebrate the holidays in December! It also has access to New York and Philadelphia. Our visit last year to Philly had us experiencing the wonders of ice rinks, Christmas lights and the magic of the season. The drive and parking were convenient, the crowds were manageable and the fun … [Read more…]

Crayola Inspired DIY Christmas Ornaments

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Mommy University is so unbelievably excited to be chosen to be a part of Crayola’s Holiday Blogger Program. Every holiday, my boys and I enjoy making crafts to celebrate the season. We especially love making homemade gifts for family, friends and teachers. This year, we were selected by Crayola to spread some colorful holiday cheer … [Read more…]

The North Pole Comes to Camelback

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The magical experience of the North Pole will be visiting the premier destination of Camelback Lodge this year! From the sleigh bells jiggling to the “ho ho ho” voice of Santa Claus, families can enjoy a getaway to Tannersville, Pennsylvania that includes the magical experience of Christmas while simultaneously the stunning facilities of Camelback Resort … [Read more…]