Connecting with Nature in the Winter

Connecting with Nature in Winter

Most kids’ schedules these days are filled with sports and enrichment activities plus lots of screen time. It’s very important to set some time aside for the great outdoors. My favorite time of the year for being outdoors has always been winter. No humidity and no bugs! Plus it’s a great way to cure that … [Read more…]

Amazing Easter Trains in New Jersey

Amazing Easter Trains in NJ

Updated for 2019! Only the best individuals ride on trains and the Easter Bunny is no different, as several railway companies offer special events that highlight this favorite time of the year. At this time of the year, we are all struggling with the never-ending winter blues. The hints of Easter begin to introduce color, … [Read more…]

5 Must Do Experiences at Frozen In Ice at Skylands Stadium

5 must do experiences at frozen in ice

Mommy University is excited to partner with Skylands Stadium to bring you all the winter fun Frozen In Ice has to offer! Ever wonder what people could do with over 100 tons of ice? Create a Frozen Carnival of course! This winter head on over to Skylands Stadium in Augusta, NJ for a frozen adventure … [Read more…]

Amazing Places to Play Indoors in NJ

Amazing Places to Play Indoors in NJ

Whether it’s too hot, too cold, too rainy or too snowy, there are many reasons to stay indoors and play. Sometimes, however, staying home can become overwhelming for kids and parents. There isn’t enough room to run around, the house gets destroyed and, let’s face it, how many crafts and board games can you really … [Read more…]

Amazing Places to Ski In (and Around) NJ

Amazing Places to Ski in NJ and Beyond

For some, the first sight of snow makes them retreat into their homes, but for many it is a sign of the greatest season of the year, Ski Season! In my article 10 Benefits of Skiing, I mention all the amazing reasons families should hit the slopes like building confidence, enhancing motor skills and developing … [Read more…]

Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium Christmas Celebration

Santa swims with the sharks… Updated for 2017! Holiday celebrations in the state of New Jersey are diverse! Holiday trains, choreographed holiday light displays, or the story time at the zoo, there are so many different options including the Annual Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium which has been renamed Christmas Underwater in 2017! Located in … [Read more…]

Amazing Maple Sugaring Events in New Jersey

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  Updated for 2019! When winter arrives, many people feel the need to hunker down inside. Well, I say get out and have fun! One way to enjoy the great outdoors this winter is to experience maple sugaring. That’s right! You can learn all about the process to make maple syrup right her in NJ. … [Read more…]

FREE Brain Boosting Winter Events in NJ

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Updated for 2019!! There are so many amazing experiences to be had this winter that help kids learn, grow and develop. What’s even better is that these experiences don’t have to cost a lot of money. In fact, many are FREE. Yes, I said FREE! At Mommy University, we love sharing brain boosting activities but … [Read more…]

New Year’s Eve Celebrations for Kids in New Jersey

New Year's Eve Celebrations for Kids in New Jersey

Updated for 2018! While celebrating the new year may have involved festive drinks and dancing, that doesn’t have to end now that you have a family. In fact, New Jersey offers unique and engaging ways to celebrate with the entire family. From bowling to fireworks to playing in a museum, children can now be included … [Read more…]

Exciting Events and Programs for Scouts in NJ and Philly

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Updated for 2019! One of the reasons we joined was for the fun events the Cub Scouts partake in. My son came home from school one day and said, “Mom, I have to join the Cub Scouts. They get to sleep on a battleship!” He was sold, and so was I. Who wouldn’t love to … [Read more…]