Toy Fair 2017: Brain Boosting Toys that Inspire a Love of Reading

TFNY 2017: Brain Boosting Toys that Inspire a Love of Reading

Reading stories to our children every night is a ritual for the writers of Mommy University. We curl up with the board book, classic literature or a book from one of our many book lists to encourage a love of reading. However, as parents and educators we also recognize that inspiring little ones to love … [Read more…]

Hop Into Learning at Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

We are so unbelievably excited and honored to partner with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Mommy University was provided a membership in exchange for sharing with our readers all the amazing Academy adventures for the entire year including brain boosting exhibits, events and programs. I hope you will follow us along this incredible … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Celebrate the Release of Beauty and The Beast

Fun Ways to Celebrate Beauty and The Beast

The story of Belle resonated with thousands of little girls as this heroine was a self-avowed bookworm who defied society’s expectations. Unlike previous princesses, this independent character demonstrated strong loyalty, curiosity and kindness. These positive qualities enabled her to see beyond the rough exterior of the Beast to see his true self. Twenty years later, … [Read more…]

Becoming Royalty at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Becoming Royalty at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

My daughter has talked about becoming a Princess since she was two without any introduction of royalty in our home. She is surrounded by a fantastical world where good always wins, hard work is admirable, dreams are worth chasing and love empowers us. These are lessons she has since learned from Tiana, Rapunzel, Anna and the … [Read more…]

Everyone Has a Story to Tell: Introducing American Girl Gabriela McBride

American Girl of the Year Gabriela McBride

We are incredibly excited to partner with American Girl and Mattel to review the 2017 Girl of the Year Doll: Gabriela McBride.  The premise that everyone has a story to tell is the most fascinating quality about American Girl dolls. The dolls are beautifully made and the accessories are stunning, but what I am simply … [Read more…]