philly mama, philly snacks.

It’s the little things in life, right? That’s definitely what my kids think, especially after a long day at school. They’re tired. They’re jumpy. They’re hungry. And sometimes, they come home with an immediate bad attitude. After weeks of frustrating behavior right after school, and some challenging behavior in school, I came up with an […]

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sphinx and more this weekend…

Northwest Philly Saturdays at Schuylkill Environmental Center (SCEE) 10:30-11:30a.m 8480 Hagys Mill Road Enjoy a nature walk, stories and games Free! Rag Doll Tales Book Signing 1p.m.Saturday Janurary 26 Join Rag Doll Eugene on her personal narrative of slavery and civil rights. Color Book Gallery 6353 Germantown Avenue Free! Beginner Indoor Rock Climbing Trip Ages […]

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miquon honors MLK

Like thousands of others across the nation, families at The Miquon School marked the anniversary of Dr. King’s birthday with song and service. “MLK Day”, always a moving occasion, was made especially poignant this year by two concurrent celebrations: the inauguration of the nation’s first black President for a second term in office, and the […]

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cinderella at the arden: kid review
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You have until Feb. 3 to catch the extended run of Cinderella at the Arden Theater.  The show is beautifully staged, funny, and full of the Arden theatrics that our family has come to adore.  You can purchase tickets online and even grab Target Two for One discounted admission for some performances. Our nine year […]

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AMBER ALERT: cancelled… little girl has been found

A woman walked in to a kindergarten classroom in the Bryant Elementary School at just before 9am this morning and told the subsitute teacher she was Nailla Robinson’s mother.  She then reported that she had “signed the child out” in the office and was taking her out to breakfast.  The woman then walked out of the […]

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on eating mindfully, with kids

We are what we eat. It’s believable, verifiable, questionable. Food is oftentimes at the core of our pleasures, pains and… wallets. It’s our number one go-to, our enemy, our comforter and necessity.  Life would not be what it is without it. Yet, there is so much to consider when we chose and buy food. Things […]

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NW & downtown: picks for kids this weekend

To quote Hank Williams, Hey Good-Lookin’, Whatcha got Cookin’?  Here’s what’s cookin’ for kids and families in Philly this weekend…   Downtown & Beyond   Qing Dynasty Collage Workshop: Design a Mandarin Square! The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, January 13, Sunday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm Mandarin squares, or rank badges—large and […]

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