Spooktacular Fall Fun at Liberty Science Center

Fall Fest at Liberty Science Center

Nothing says fall quite like a hay maze, pumpkin patch and apple cider! Now, I am not talking about your local farm. I am talking about the Liberty Science Center. That’s right! This fall, families can head to LSC in Jersey City to enjoy iconic fall fun. Now through the end of October, guests of … [Read more…]

10 Benefits of Playing Football

Benefits of playing football

  “Football is like life. It requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and respect for authority.” – Vince Lombardi I am a soccer, baseball, basketball, wrestling and, most recently, a football mom! My son decided that he wanted to try out football this year. Even though I was really nervous, I signed him up and … [Read more…]

A KNIGHT to Remember at Medieval Times

A KNIGHT to Remember at Medieval Times

My family absolutely LOVES Medieval Times! I have been attending tournaments since I was a little girl, and now, as a mom, I love sharing this experience with my children. Although the meal and the premise of the show remains the same (well almost), every trip to Medieval Times offers a new and exciting learning … [Read more…]

Must Do Experiences at Liberty Science Center this Summer

Liberty Science Center Must Do Experiences this Summer

One location we visit no matter the season is the Liberty Science Center. Consisting of four floors of massive exhibits, this space embodies learning through play. Children can run, jump, touch, feel, smell and see immersive experiences that promote academic enrichment. If it’s raining or sunny, Liberty Science Center is the perfect place to bring … [Read more…]

Passport to Pangea at Dinosaurs Around the World

Dinosaurs Around the World

While you can get a passport to travel the world, there is one destination that is impossible to purchase a ticket to. Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the Paleozic and Mesozoic eras that was home to dinosaurs. This summer, the Academy of Natural Sciences invites visitors to pick up a passport and travel … [Read more…]

Play and Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2019

Play & Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2019

We are so excited to partner with some amazing toy companies including Little Kids Inc., Kess, Crayola, Creativity for Kids, MindWare, Peaceable Kingdom, Big Mouth Inc. and GAZILLION BUBBLES to bring you these incredible outdoor learning toys! Get outside and get active this summer with some exciting brain boosting toys! Kids learn so much by exploring … [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…]

2019 Easter Basket Gift Guide

2019 Easter Basket Guide

We are so excited to partner with the following brain boosting toy companies to bring you this year’s Easter Basket Gift Guide: Crayola, Faber-Castell, Little Kids Inc., Goliath Games, WowWee, Just Play, Skyrocket, Pressman Toys, Basic Fun, MindWare, Jakks and Bulls i Toys. At Mommy University, we believe that everything our children play with should … [Read more…]

Cooking Up Fun with Blaire Wilson: 2019 Girl of the Year

American Girl _ Girl of the Year 2019 Blaire Wilson

Sprinkle some fun and learning with American Girl this year! In 2019, American Girl is inviting everyone to spend time with the most important people in our lives, family and friends! Blaire Wilson was recently announced as the Girl of the Year, and we could not be more excited about this choice as she will … [Read more…]

Amazing Places for Tweens and Teens to Play Indoors in New Jersey

Amazing Places for Tweens and Teens to Play Indoors

Recently, a friend of mine asked for suggestions for places to take her tween. It made me realize that most of our suggestions are for younger kids so I decided to put together a list of amazing indoor places to take tweens and teens. As I find more incredible locations, I will add them to … [Read more…]