Benefits of Lowes Build & Grow Kids Workshop

Benefits of Lowes Build & Grow Workshops

  At Mommy University, we heard whispers that Lowes was bringing back their Build & Grow workshops which were popular with my family for several years.  We were thrilled to learn that the Lowes Build & Grow website is running again with sign ups for upcoming monthly builds! The Build & Grow workshops are FREE … [Read more…]

Access to Science: A Sensory Friendly Event at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Access to Science_ Academy of Natural Sciences

When you are a parent of with special needs, even just everyday tasks can feel daunting and overwhelming. Whether it’s food shopping, a trip to the playground or a going to the mall, these experiences can be overstimulating and uncomfortable for an individual with unique needs especially for those with sensory needs. That means visiting … [Read more…]

10 Sweet Educational Experiences in Hershey, PA

10 Educational Experiences in Hershey, PA

At Mommy University, we are always looking for fun ways to play, learn and grow especially when we are on vacation. We love going on tours, exploring museums, taking classes and engaging in hands-on learning activities. Hershey, Pennsylvania offers everything we are looking for and more! There are never-ending opportunities for families to not only … [Read more…]

Wilderness Explorers Program at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Wilderness Explorers at Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is an incredible park that should not be overlooked during your next trip to Walt Disney World. It is full of mystery, wonder and, of course, adventure! One of our favorite activities at Animal Kingdom is the Wilderness Explorers program. This program offers a scavenger hunt like experience for children of all ages … [Read more…]

Must Do Experiences at Liberty Science Center this Winter

Must Do Experiences at LSC

One of my absolute favorite places to explore in NJ is Liberty Science Center (LSC). No matter how many times we visit there is always something new and exciting to experience. This winter is no exception. LSC has an incredible line up of exhibits, events and experiences the entire family will LOVE! In addition to … [Read more…]

Play and Learn Gift Guide for Little Ones

Play and Learn Gift Guide for Little Ones

Shopping for little ones can be difficult sometimes. Either you are so overwhelmed with the selection that you want to get everything OR you can’t find anything you like. Plus, at that age, they can’t tell you what they want (although that may be a good thing). Over the years we have been introduced to … [Read more…]

Fun and Learning with Gakken Workbooks

Fun & Learning with Gakken Workbooks

As summer winds down, children are heading to school excited to learn and grow their skills while having fun. For little ones, it is not about encouraging endless worksheets but learning through play; however, completing a page or two to develop their budding writing skills while absorbing academic information does help. It is even better when kids enjoy … [Read more…]

New Jersey Rocks: Amazing Places to Learn about Rocks and Minerals in New Jersey

New Jersey Rocks: Amazing Places to Learn about Rocks & Minerals in New Jersey

Mommy University Finds All the Gems in New Jersey! Whether it’s Bruce Springstein or Bon Jovi, as natives of the Garden State we know that New Jersey Rocks! However, as parents of young children, that term has a different meaning as they begin to become fascinated with rocks and minerals. At age two, my son … [Read more…]