July 26, 2012

Going in Circles

July 19, 2012


For family night this week we headed to Washington Lake Park, a large county park with two playgrounds, volleyball, soccer, basketball, a skate park, and a an amphitheater. This is the same park where we’ve been to a couple of free movie nights. The park is fairly large and has wide paved trails that circle […]

Field Trip

July 17, 2012


An excessive heat warning, 90 plus degrees with high humidity, the blazing sun… a basketball court. Are we intimidated. No way! This week (and many other weeks this summer) Gloucester county is sponsoring inexpensive sports skills workshops in various parks across the county. We’ll be out there with the coaches for an hour and a […]

A History Lesson

July 16, 2012


I’m so proud of myself for having come up with a long list of potential places to visit with kids this summer. This list includes the usual (aka. the Beach or Adventure Aquarium) and the obscure. This post is about one of the obscure: the South Jersey Museum of American History in Glassboro. I’d never […]

Art Soup (delicious…)

July 16, 2012


Rutgers University in Camden is sponsoring summer theater programs called Art Soup Stage Adventures. These are cute, kid-friendly programs that feature music, culture, science, or storytelling. Each program is on Thursday at 10 am for 4 weeks from July 12 to Aug 2. The Sistah Friends, mom’s group I belong to, made a play date […]

Storybook Land

July 11, 2012


Storybook Land, where all your fairy tales come true! And for a not-so-low price, you too can enjoy a day with Snow White, Jack from the Beanstalk, Mother Goose, and all your favorite fairy friends. Storybook Land is a great day trip if you have kids under 8 years old. It is located a half […]

Gimme Dolla, Gimme Dolla

July 7, 2012


Regal theaters all over the country are participating in the Regal Summer Movie Express film festival. Every Tuesday and Wednesday at participating theaters you can go see a kid’s movie for $1 at 10 am. (It used to be free, but nothing is free any more.) The movies are usually last year’s hits (or the […]