Create Your Own Superhero Day: Superhero Activities for Kids

Superhero Day

As my boys get older, I find that they need to be more entertained especially during the summer. To help engage them I decided to develop themed days based on topics they really enjoy. I found that my boys really enjoyed having themed days and/or weeks. They loved helping me plan the activities and creating … [Read more…]

Connecting with Nature in the Winter

Connecting with Nature in Winter

Most kids’ schedules these days are filled with sports and enrichment activities plus lots of screen time. It’s very important to set some time aside for the great outdoors. My favorite time of the year for being outdoors has always been winter. No humidity and no bugs! Plus it’s a great way to cure that … [Read more…]

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…]

Learn About the World with the Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources

Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources

My children have always been fascinated by the world. We love to travel so they are always asking where places are in our country and the world. The new Puzzle Globe from Learning Resources offers fun ways for kids to learn about geography and different cultures while building important developmental skills. We found some exciting … [Read more…]

Learn the Alphabet: Winter Edition

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It is never too early to start exposing your kids to letters and words. Although letter recognition is not a focus until preschool and kindergarten, it is important to introduce letters to your kids as early as possible. This starts by reading to your kids every night beginning from birth! Aside from reading each night, … [Read more…]

Amazing Maple Sugaring Events in New Jersey

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When winter arrives, many people feel the need to hunker down inside. Well, I say get out and have fun! One way to enjoy the great outdoors this winter is to experience maple sugaring. That’s right! You can learn all about the process to make maple syrup right her in NJ. No need to travel … [Read more…]

40+ Ways to Have Fun Outdoors This Fall

Ways to Have Fun Outdoors this Fall

Do you Fall in love with Pumpkin Spice Season? Sweaters, apples, scarecrows, and the smell of pumpkin spice everything! We admit it, we fall in love with autumn every year. The whirlwind of summer is overtaken by the storm of artistic leaves and our need to grab the last moment of crisp air before it … [Read more…]