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  • Best NJ Lighthouses To Visit - Fun Historical Sites

    Best NJ Lighthouses To Visit - Fun Historical Sites

    Lighthouses have stood the test of time to light the way home for those at sea and are also a great teaching tool about the history of NJ. Lighthouses have always been a source of fascination for me.  This summer why not take your family on a lighthouse challenge and see how many of these majestic beacons you can visit.  Many of the lighthouses below have activities for kids…


  • Oak Knoll Offering 2 Kindergarten Readiness Summer Programs

    Oak Knoll Offering 2 Kindergarten Readiness Summer Programs

    Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit is offering an abbreviated version of its popular summer Kindergarten Ready program (for students rising into kindergarten) Monday-Thursday the weeks of June 8 and June 15! Kindergarten Ready is academically based and includes opportunities for play and socialization. Students will engage in language and cognitive learning through fine and gross motor…


  • 6 Awesome Things to Do on Your Next Family Camping Trip

    6 Awesome Things to Do on Your Next Family Camping Trip

    Want to put some adventure in your next family camping trip? Try swinging from the trees, going on a scavenger hunt in the woods or and an enjoying an upside-down pineapple campfire cake to top off that guaranteed plate of fresh trout before you fall asleep on a bed as soft as the one at home. If this sounds like your ideal family adventure, keep reading.

  • NJ Kids Summer Movie Preview 2015: Kids & Teens

    NJ Kids Summer Movie Preview 2015: Kids & Teens

    Avengers, Jurassic World & Minions Heading to Theaters By Jane Louise Boursaw Kids of all ages will find something to love at the movies this summer, including a brand new "Avengers" movie, a new installment in the "Terminator" franchise, and of course, those adorable "Minions." Here’s a sneak peek at what's new in theaters for kids and teens this summer. Note that release dates are subject…


  • NJ’S BEST PLANETARIUMS: Reach for the Stars!

    NJ’S BEST PLANETARIUMS: Reach for the Stars!

    Visiting a planetarium lets you explore space without ever having to leave New Jersey. It is a fun and educational way to show your kids the wonders of the universe. They offer numerous low cost exciting programs (even some for special needs) throughout the summer so be sure to check their individual websites for a complete schedule. So reach for the stars and enjoy a cool way to pass the summer. 

  • Water, Water...Water Parks!  Where to go this Weekend

    Water, Water...Water Parks! Where to go this Weekend

    Not a fan of the sand? Looking for some adventure? Check out these water parks and you'll find some hair-raising fun for older children and tamer spray zones for the younger set. Waterparks are splattered throughout NJ and you may not have to drive far. Make it a full day getaway. Here are some ideas. Keansburg Runaway Rapids, Keansburg Across the street from Keansburg Amusement Park, families…


  • Top Featured Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

    Top Featured Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

    Need Plans for the Memorial Day Weekend? Check out these wild, crazy, FUNTASTIC events. There’s plenty going on this weekend. We’ve compiled a list of the top featured events, from fairs and festivals to live music and crafts and carnivals (and of course all the yummy food that come with along!).  Some require tickets. Please contact venues for advance ticket purchases . Wildwoods…


  • TOP 12 Jersey Shore Destinations as we cruise down South on the Garden State Parkway!

    TOP 12 Jersey Shore Destinations as we cruise down South on the Garden State Parkway!

    Grab a bucket and shovel, a blanket and a picnic lunch, and head south on the Garden State Parkway for a fun-filled family outing to one of New Jersey’s beautiful beaches. Don’t forget the suntan lotion, visor, bathing suit and umbrella, as well as extra clothes because you can spend the whole day, a few days, a week or the entire summer. Featured here are the Garden State Parkway Exits and associated beaches as you travel South, as well as nearby attractions and upcoming events. You never have to leave the state.

  • NJ Kids Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 2

    NJ Kids Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 2

    SYNOPSIS: After a humiliating performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform. Reel Rating: 3 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for innuendo and language Released in Theaters: May 15, 2015 Best for Ages: 13+ Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sequel…


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