Skip the shore this summer

JUNE 29, 2015 By Jeff ┬áBogle Put down the pitchforks, for I am friend not foe. I do, however, have a few ideas I’d like to share with you. Mainly, the idea that maybe, just maybe, you should skip the shore this summer. Yes, I’m being serious. Hear me out. When I was a young […]

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Can we talk about play?

JUNE 21, 2015 By Edwin Mayorga After long days at work and school, our six year old, Teo, will often ask if we can play. My inner monologue says, “You want to play…nah, man I’m gonna hang back right here.” I usually end up agreeing though. It’s tiring, but playing with my son, and the […]

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5 family-friendly weekend activities

JUNE 12, 2015 By Jen Bradley Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend. Friday through Sunday: Last Call for Lion King This is the last weekend that this spectacular Broadway production will be in town. My seven year old and I saw it early in the run, and it was fantastic. She’s been […]

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Listening to ‘mom music’

JUNE 9, 2015 By Rachee Fagg The television is blaring with something that Madison, my teenager, has assured me is music. To my ears, it sounds like a cross between two cats screeching or a warped cassette tape, but I hold my opinion and watch the video she has pulled up for us to watch […]

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Did Joan of Arc wear a bow?

JUNE 3, 2015 By Layney Wells As we drove along Kelly Drive the other day, one of my twins in the back seat, the conversation turned to skeletons, as is not uncommon these days. I don’t know what it is about bones, but my boys are fascinated by them. Milo wanted to know if all […]

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10 low-cost and free summer camp options for 2015

JUNE 1, 2015 By Jen Bradley Finding camp opportunities for your soon-to-be-free student doesn’t have to break the bank. There are several free or low-cost programs throughout the city designed to open doors and allow kids to build new skills while they meeting kids from around the region. Rowing Camp Run by Philadelphia Parks and […]

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