Themed Activities to Enjoy at Home

Themed Activities to Enjoy at Home

We have recently found ourselves stuck safe at home. Yes, we can go for walks and go to the store for essentials, but otherwise, we are encouraged to stay home. Since then, we have come up with some fun and unique ways to keep the kids busy and engaged during this time. That includes virtual story … [Read more…]

Easter Basket Gift Guide 2020

2020 Play & Learn 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: Miniland, Faber-Castell, Little Kids Inc., Green Toys, Thames and Cosmos, Magformers, Wild Republic, Fluffy Cloudz and MindWare. At Mommy University, we believe that everything our children play with should enhance development and aid in … [Read more…]

75+ Learning Activities To Do at Home

Stuck at Home_ 75+ Free Learning Activities to Do at Home

Stuck home for awhile? We have all recently found ourselves in a very unique situation. We are suddenly becoming homeschool parents and not by choice. Don’t get me wrong, I love spending time with my kids, but being home with them for 4 weeks DURING the school year will be very overwhelming. Although I am … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Enhance Writing Skills at Home

Fun Ways to Enhance Writing Skills

Whether it’s to enhance learning after school, over the summer or during an unexpected school closing, there are so many fun ways to help kids continue to learn at home especially when it comes to writing. Since my kids were old enough to hold a crayon, I encouraged them to scribble, draw and write. Now … [Read more…]

20+ FREE Places to Go with the Family during Winter Break in New Jersey

20+ Free Places to Go in New Jersey for Winter Break

 The kids are off from school and it’s a scramble to find activities to fill the days and in some instances hours! Every year we try to incorporate learning through play and travel. While there are amazing opportunities to learn in New Jersey, everyone maintains a budget. At Mommy University, we also know that there … [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…]

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…]