Panning for Gold at Wild West City

Panning for Gold at Wild West City

At Mommy University, we love visiting locations that offer a fun learning experience for the entire family. Wild West City is one of those places. Located in Stanhope, NJ, Wild West City takes families on a journey to the past when cowboys and outlaws ruled the land. With live-action shows, museums, a train ride and … [Read more…]

Amazing Places That Bring Story Books to Life

Amazing Places that Bring Story Books to Life

What do nursery rhymes, fairy tales and wizarding worlds all have in common? They are all stories kids love. Whether it’s the Old Woman in the Shoe, Snow White or Harry Potter, these stories take us to far away lands and expand our imaginations. BUT what if those stories could come to life? Well, many … [Read more…]

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach : Shorely a Great Time

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach

You are shore to have a good time! My childhood memories do not include “the shore” even though I was born and raised in New Jersey. After visiting Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, however, I am determined that my children have experiences surrounding this cherished destination. Breakwater Beach is filled with numerous splash experiences with a … [Read more…]

Choose Your Adventure at Mountain Creek Waterpark

Mountain Creek Waterpark

If you are looking for adventure, then Mountain Creek Waterpark is a MUST DO experience for you and your family this summer! With so many adventures to choose from, there is something for everyone to enjoy from the littlest to the oldest member of your family. Located in picturesque Sussex County, Mountain Creek Waterpark is … [Read more…]

Celebrating History at The New Jersey State Museum

A Review of the NJ State Museum

My first experience with the New Jersey State Museum was working as an intern in college sifting through dirt for shark teeth and fossils. Decades later I returned with my family to tour the museum to learn about the hands-on learning opportunities it offers families as well as the natural history it informs visitors about … [Read more…]

Chomping into Field Station: Dinosaurs 2018 Season

Chomp into Field Station Dinosaurs

In Bergen County the dinosaurs roam and roar! By the age of five, my daughter has had the distinct pleasure of watching dinosaurs guard their eggs, take a sip at the watering hole and hide in the trees. In fact, the amount of dinosaurs she has observed is impressive but more so that through her … [Read more…]

Must Do Adventures in New Jersey

Must Do Adventures in NJ

Each New Year’s I stay far away from making resolutions. Instead, I make lists of places I want to visit and adventures I want to experience. Although we love to travel, and we have many travel destinations on our MUST DO list, it is important to look right within our home state of New Jersey … [Read more…]

Adventures into Space with Star Trek at Liberty Science Center

Star Trek Adventures into Space at Liberty Science Center

Go Boldly into Outer Space with Star Trek! When Star Trek hit television screens in 1966, it empowered viewers to go boldly into outer space exploring the possibility of what might be in other worlds and galaxies. It also demonstrated the ability for us to have characters of diverse backgrounds and complex roles. Decades later, … [Read more…]

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend and Visit Museums For FREE

Bank of America Museums on Us

At Mommy University, we LOVE visiting museums, and we love them even more when they are FREE! Luckily, there are opportunities all year long to enjoy exciting, interactive and unique museums all over the country. On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America card holders can enjoy FREE admission to museums all across … [Read more…]