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…]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Saying Goodbye to a Family Tradition

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Mommy University is honored to partner with Feld Entertainment to bring you the final season of Ringling Bros. Circus. For some, the circus is just another event they get tickets for once or even once a year. For many, however, the circus is an experience that creates lifelong memories and traditions! I first attended a … [Read more…]

2017 Easter Basket Guide

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We are so excited to partner with the following brain boosting toy companies to bring you this year’s Easter Basket Gift Guide: Peaceable Kingdom, Just Play, The Bridge Direct, ThinkFun, Faber Castell, Creativity for Kids, Fashion Angels, Crayola, Little Kids Inc., VTech, Playvisions and Brackitz. At Mommy University, we believe that everything our children play … [Read more…]

Amazing Easter Trains in New Jersey

Amazing Easter Trains in NJ

Only the best individuals ride on trains and the Easter Bunny is no different, as several railway companies offer special events that highlight this favorite time of the year. At this time of the year, we are all struggling with the never-ending winter blues. The hints of Easter begin to introduce color, the idea of … [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…]

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…]