50+ Ways to Keep Kids Learning ALL Summer Long

Fun Ways to Keep Kids Learning All Summer Long

Yay!! It’s finally summer break! It’s time to play and explore, but it can also be a time to learn. Although workbooks, tutoring sessions, and flash cards are great ways for kids to maintain their skills over the summer break, there are many hands-on adventures that can offer kids the chance to learn all summer … [Read more…]

Outdoor Adventures: Amazing Day Trips in NJ

Outdoor Adventures Day Trips

Get outside and have fun in NJ! I absolutely love going on outdoor adventures with my family and friends. I especially love finding new adventures and sharing them with you. In this post, I am sharing some of my family’s favorite outdoor adventures in NJ. As we find more, they will be added to this … [Read more…]

Outdoor Adventures in NJ: Ropes Courses and Zip Lines

Outdoor Adventures_ Ropes Courses and Zip Lines in NJ

Ever wish you could fly amongst the trees like a bird or swing from branch to branch like Tarzan? Well, now you can (sort of). All across NJ, families can enjoy exciting outdoor aerial adventures. From treetop courses to 4-story structures, there are plenty of opportunities for families to climb, swing, and explore. It’s a … [Read more…]

Easter Fun on the Farm

Easter Fun on the Farm

One of my favorite springtime activities is to explore a farm. I love seeing all the beautiful flowers and petting the adorable baby animals. I also love all the Easter fun. We are so lucky to live in the Garden State because we have plenty of farms to choose from with exciting, family-friendly activities. Here … [Read more…]

Unique Ways to Have Fun This Winter

Unique Ways to Have Fun This Winter

I am not sure what this winter will bring us but I know there can be fun and adventure if we just use our imaginations! In NJ, the winters can be a cold and dreary time, especially when we are encouraged to stay at home but I am determined to have fun this winter with … [Read more…]

MUST DO Experiences in NJ This Fall

Must Do Fall Experiences in NJ

I absolutely LOVE fall! I love the sights, the smells, and all the fun fall experiences. Luckily, as a New Jersey resident, there are so many amazing fall adventures to choose from. From haunted attractions to nighttime corn mazes to pumpkin picking, there is something for everyone to enjoy. In this post, I am going … [Read more…]

50+ Ways to Explore and Enjoy Nature

50+ Ways to Explore Nature

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein. Exploring nature has so many amazing benefits for adults and children. That’s why at Mommy University, we encourage our readers to get outside and explore! There are so many fun ways to enjoy the great outdoors. We all know about hiking … [Read more…]

NJ Day Trips: Hiking Fun & Outdoor Adventures

Hiking Fun & Outdoor Adventures

Adventure Awaits! There is nothing like the outdoors! It allows you to take a deep breath of fresh air and find some peace and tranquility. Whether it is hiking, camping, or fishing, New Jersey offers many opportunities for families to explore. In this post, we have compiled our many outdoor posts to help encourage you … [Read more…]

Hike New Jersey: Liffy Island in Lake Hopatcong

Hike NJ: Liffy Island

From the moment the weather got nicer and the parks reopened, my family was out the door and ready for adventure. As a Sussex County resident, we have explored Liffy Island a few times and have always loved it. We even hiked there with our Cub Scout Pack to earn a patch. It is the … [Read more…]

Hike New Jersey: Schooley’s Mountain

Hike New Jersey Schooleys Mountain

There is nothing like encountering a waterfall during a hike to perk your spirits and energize you for the remainder of the adventure. Schooley’s Mountain offers a two tier waterfall that can be found through a calm stroll starting from Lake George or, for those who want a challenge, you can scale the rocky terrain. … [Read more…]