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…]

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…]