Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Play & Learn Holiday Gift Guide

We are so excited to bring you this year’s Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide. We are thrilled to partner with so many amazing and award-winning companies who provided many of the brain boosting toys on this list so we can share them with you this holiday season. Since even before I was a parent, … [Read more…]

Delight in Light: Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular

Delight in the Light: Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights

Updated for 2017! As soon as Thanksgiving ends, there is an absolute magic surrounding us as we approach the holiday season. Whether you celebrate Christmas or Chanukah, there is this warmth in the air despite the cold nights. Families flock to venture outside in search of celebrating, and one of the premiere activities to attend … [Read more…]

Holiday Crafting Events for Kids in NJ


Updated for 2017! One of my favorite holiday activities is making crafts. In addition to the many we make at home, I love taking my boys to events that offer fun and unique holiday crafting experiences. Each year we make colorful holiday creations that are perfect for decorating and giving to family members as gifts. … [Read more…]

Brain Boosting Alternatives to Halloween Candy


There are so many food allergies and aversions these days that Halloween has become difficult for kids and parents. As the little ghosts and goblins make their way around the neighborhood, they happily fill their buckets with yummy treats; however, the sad reality is that many kids can’t eat half of what they collect. This … [Read more…]