Season of Giveaways 2017: Win 4 Tickets to New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Season of Giveaways 2017 New York Botanical Gardens (1)

Mommy University is excited to partner with New York Botanical Garden to bring you this exciting holiday giveaway! The skyline of Manhattan is dotted with towering buildings and iconic structures. We know them when we see them. The New York Botanical Garden has been re-imagining the Big Apple for 26 years in their own unique expression. Each holiday … [Read more…]

Scales and Tails at Alligator Adventure in Myrtle Beach

Alligator Adventure in Myrtle Beach

Is it later gator or see you in a while crocodile? At Alligator Adventure it’s actually both. When we travel, I look for locations to visit that one, if not all of the family members, will enjoy. Ideally, it will offer an educational component or complement an interest one of us already possesses. Exploring Myrtle Beach there … [Read more…]

Amazing Places to Go Pumpkin Picking in New Jersey

Amazing Places to Go Pumpkin Picking in NJ

At Mommy University, we love visiting farms especially farms in NJ! A family or school trip to the farm offers so many amazing developmental benefits as well as fun and exciting adventures. Although we love visiting farms year round, the fall has a special touch of magic. As I scroll through Facebook and Instagram, I see family … [Read more…]

Amazing Nature Centers in New Jersey

Amazing Nature Centers in New Jersey

Take photographs and leave your footprints… One of the greatest experiences we can offer our families is the ability to enjoy the outdoors and appreciate nature. There is a tranquility and balance achieved with each step we take into the woods. New Jersey may be known for being the Garden  State, however, it is also … [Read more…]

Brookgreen Gardens: Where Art, History and Nature Come Together

Art, History and Nature at Brookgreen Gardens

One of the places I was most looking forward to exploring when visiting Myrtle Beach was Brookgreen Gardens. From gorgeous statues to colorful flowers to interactive learning adventures for kids, Brookgreen Gardens offers hours or should I say days of exploration and discovery! Conveniently located on Route 17 between Murrels Inlet and Pawleys Island in … [Read more…]

5 Must Do Experiences at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

5 Must Do Experiences at Ripley's Aquarium Myrtle Beach

My family absolutely loves visiting aquariums. We love learning about new sea creatures, enjoying hands-on activities like petting stingrays and making family memories. That is why when we decided to take a short trip to Myrtle Beach we knew we had to visit Ripley’s Aquarium. Located right on Broadway at the Beach, Ripley’s Aquarium offers … [Read more…]

Enjoy Backyard Adventures at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Backyard Adventures

While we often times consider our backyard full of simple things like grass, a garden or patio, The Academy of Natural Sciences has brought an innovative exhibit called Backyard Adventures to help us appreciate the wonders right outside our own home. The exhibit is overflowing with interactive stations for families to learn through play. What … [Read more…]

Enjoy FREE Family Summer Workshops at Bass Pro Shops

Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Summer

Start Your Adventure at Bass Pro Shops  At Mommy University we are always looking for new opportunities to encourage our children to enjoy and appreciate nature. We take our kids on hikes, fishing and camping which stimulates their interest in the great outdoors. Bringing children to spaces like nature centers and science centers also promote this … [Read more…]