Skip the shore this summer
Camping, ships and skating: 5 family activities for the weekend
JUNE 29, 2015 By Jeff Bogle 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 […]
Can we talk about play?
JUNE 25, 2015 By Jen Bradley This weekend’s lineup is especially robust so head out with your family and enjoy what the region has to offer. Friday: Finally Friday in Mt. Airy Hang out along Germantown Avenue for a taste of the sweet life in Mt. Airy. Shops, vendors and eateries will be in their […]
School’s out, structure’s in: Planning your child’s summer ‘work week’
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 […]
5 family-friendly weekend activities
JUNE 15, 2015 By Tamar Chansky While kids are counting down the days until school is out, many parents are secretly dreading the final bell. You might love the thought of not having to wake up at the crack of dawn to get the kids off to school while at the same time anticipating being on […]
Listening to ‘mom music’
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 […]
Did Joan of Arc wear a bow?
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 […]
10 low-cost and free summer camp options for 2015
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 […]
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 […]