Hike New Jersey: Hacklebarney State Park

Hiking Hacklebarney State Park

From the moment the weather got nicer and the parks reopened, my family was out the door and ready for adventure. Despite all the fun places we have been, hiking was not something we had done much of, until now that is! I had heard so many amazing things about Hacklebarney State Park so we … [Read more…]

Hike New Jersey: Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

Hike New Jersey _ Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

One of our first hikes as a family brought us to Buttermilk Falls Natural Area located in Mendham, New Jersey. What emerged as a recommendation from one of our readers led to an interesting discovery, including there are two Buttermilk Falls in New Jersey! The second one, located in Sussex County, boasts of a stunning … [Read more…]

Hiking Fun: Questions & Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Hiking Fun Questions and Activities to Enhance Your Trip

Get Outdoors! Now more than ever, getting outdoors and inhaling some fresh air has never been more paramount to our mental health. Absorbing Vitamin D from the sun has always helped improve my mood after a wet and dreary spring, yet hiking through the woods to smell, touch, and see nature can help restore balance … [Read more…]

Virtual Animal Encounters

Virtual Animal Encounters

It’s not easy to be stuck at home every day but we are working hard to find things to keep us entertained. Besides playing board games, going outside, cooking and reading together, we are also really enjoying the Virtual Tours and Experiences found online. My family especially LOVES the Virtual Animal Encounters that are being … [Read more…]

Educational Virtual Tours: Travel the World from Inside Your Home

Travel the World Virtual Tours

No Passport Needed Today! At Mommy University we have advocated for children to visit museums at a young age because of the numerous benefits; however, social distancing is the new phrase of the day. We are all taking steps needed to stay safe and healthy but that means we miss out on so many adventures … [Read more…]

A Tour of Liberty Science Center

Take a Tour of Liberty Science Center

Children are scientists by nature. They observe, absorb, and analyze information at an astounding rate. Often times it is thought that children need to be a certain age or maturity to process scientific information. Liberty Science Center (LSC) has been dispelling that myth for over 25 years! Located in Jersey City, they can’t stop growing. … [Read more…]

Explore the Great Outdoors: TreEscape Ariel Adventure Park

TreEscape Ariel Adventure Park

There are so many ways to enjoy the great outdoors and be one with nature, but nothing compares to the thrill and excitement of a treetop ropes course. Walking amongst the leaves with the wind in your hair is an experience that can make your heart race yet relax you at the same time. It … [Read more…]

Dolphin & Manatee Tour with BK Adventure

BK Adventures Dolphin & Manatee Tour

Where myth and reality becomes an adventure! As a child of the 80’s, Lisa Frank adorned everyone’s notebooks with her rainbow styled imagery including dolphins! These mystic creatures have held the fascination of many children with their eternal smile, nodding heads and bubbling personality. Florida has been a haven for many animals including dolphins, turtles … [Read more…]