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10 Ways to Create New Holiday Traditions

Christmas Tree Ornament
The holidays are the time of year when you reflect on the past year and spend some extra quality time with each other.  Why not create a new family tradition to help you celebrate and bring your family closer?   The purpose of a tradition is to create family unity, not to put too much pressure on an already pressure-cooker time of year. Here are some simple ideas to get you inspired to create your own family tradition. Start a.... read more

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Train, Trains, Trains!

Model Train ShowNew York Society of Model Engineers 341 Hoboken Road, Carlstadt, NJ.  (201) 939-9212.November 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 5,000 square foot of model trains.  Two large operating model train layouts. Barron Arts Center582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.  732-634-0413. Nov 29- Dec 28 (closed 12/25).FREE. Holiday model train show. Garden State Central ModelRailroad Club Train Show at Info Age.2201 Marconi Rd, Wall 732-280-.... read more

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25 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Happy Girl Holiday
With Thanksgiving right around the corner and the holidays coming, now is a good time to teach about giving back.  It's easy to feel disconnected, as many parents juggle work, school, kids, and activity after activity. But you can take some simple steps to bring your family closer play a game, cooking a meal together, or create a new tradition.  One of the most satisfying, fun, and productive ways to come together is volunteering in t.... read more

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4 Life Skills to Teach Your Teens

4 Life Skills to Teach Your Teens
Teaching your children important life lessons doesn’t have to be a chore. By creating a fun learning environment, kids will not only learn the lesson, but more easily retain it in long-term memory. Get creative with the lessons you want to teach your children and watch them thrive as you make the process fun, entertaining, and most importantly, memorable. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Sewing Sewing is a life lesson that will help y.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Dumb and Dumber To

Dum and Dumber
SYNOPSIS: It’s been 20 years since their first adventure, and now Lloyd and Harry embark on a road trip to find Harry’s newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption. Reel Rating: 2 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, partial nudity, language, and some drug references Released in Theaters: Nov. 14, 2014 Best for Ages: 15+ Genre: Comedy, Sequel Runtime: 110 minutes Directed by: .... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights
SYNOPSIS: Young pop star Noni is struggling with the pressures of fame, until she meets Kaz, a cop who helps her find the courage to develop her own voice and become the artist she was meant to be. Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, including suggestive gestures, partial nudity, language and thematic elements Released in Theaters: Nov. 14, 2014 Best for Ages: 14+ Genre: Romance, Drama Runti.... read more

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The Magical Music Box

The Magical Music Box
… introducing Princess Plié & Friends! "Come see how a pair of shoes can change her life...DANCE! (tm) Dancers Pointe is so excited to introduce Princess Plie and friends to the world! Our stories will teach "life skills through dance!" Each book will take every child into a magical world where they will create adventures, explore dance and have lots of fun! About the Author: Cathy Karosick-Vigliotti opened her studio in her mother's basem.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Interstellar

Interstellar
  SYNOPSIS: As Earth nears the end of its life, a group of explorers use a newly discovered wormhole to explore other galaxies capable of sustaining life. Reel Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense perilous action and brief strong language Released in Theaters: Nov. 6, 2014 Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure Runtime: 169 minutes Directed by: Christopher Nolan Studio: Paramount Pictu.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Big Hero
SYNOPSIS: A special bond develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot named Baymax and young prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG for action and peril, some rude humor, and thematic elements Released in Theaters: Nov. 7, 2014 (2D, 3D) Genre: Family, Action, Adventure Runtime: 102 minutes Directed by: Don Hall, Chri.... read more

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Holiday Light and Train Displays

Xmas Scene
What To Do in November!  Here are some special LIGHT & TRAIN DISPLAYS just in time for the holiday season!  There’s a chill in the air, but the fun is still hot, hot, hot!  Looking for the Best Things to Do this November?  We’ve got them for you!  Whether you are looking for Seasonal Thanksgiving Activities, Outdoor Fun, Vacation Break Ideas, Special Events or Early Holiday Shows - there’s tons to do this.... read more

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