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Transform Your Tablet Into a Baby Monitor

Transform Your Tablet Into a Baby Monitor
As soon-to-be parents know all too well, setting up a nursery can be an exciting, overwhelming and expensive process. From selecting the crib and decorating theme to stocking the changing table and pre-washing those adorable little onesies, there is no shortage of things to buy and do for that new addition to your family. Thanks to current technology, there are new tools to help you with your new baby. For worried new parents, a baby monitor i.... read more

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Ski / Snow Tube / Snow Board...GO!

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Get the kids outside! Winter sports are exhilarating. Listed here are some great nearby family friendly ski areas, most offer a mix of skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and ice skating nearby; some offer free lessons for little ones, childcare, and special theme days and festivals for the entire family. Make it a day, or a family getaway! Check for lodging on premises or nearby. Campgaw Mountain - Skiing and Tubing in NJ Located in North Berg.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Paddington

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  SYNOPSIS: A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven. Reel Rating: 5 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG for mild action and rude humor Released in Theaters: Jan. 16, 2015 Best for Ages: 6+ Genre: Family, Based on a Book Runtime: 95 minutes Directed by: Paul King Studio: The .... read more

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Ready or Not, Here I Come…to Kindergarten?

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As an Early Childhood Educator, I regularly meet with prospective parents who are shopping for good preschools for their children.  It is a given that parents want what is best for their children so they take preschool selection seriously. Most of the parents I meet on our school tours come well prepared with questions which typically focus on staff-to-student ratios, class size, specialty instruction offered (swim, art, music, etc.) and .... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Selma

Selma
  SYNOPSIS: This poignant drama chronicles Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Reel Rating: 5 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for disturbing thematic material, including violence, a suggestive moment, and brief strong language. Released in Theaters: Jan. 9, 2015 Best for Ages: 13+ Genre: Drama, History Runtime: 122 minutes Di.... read more

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World Championship Ice Racing at Sun National Bank Center

World Championship Ice Racing at Sun National Bank Center - See more at: http://new-jersey-kids.vmho
Friday, February 6 at 7:30pm DON’T MISS THE GREATEST SPECTACLE ON ICE! The world’s top professional ice racers will travel to the Sun National Bank Center to do battle in the Trenton Round of the 39th Annual World Championship Ice Racing Series. In just over two hours fans will experience the thunder of 20 exciting races to determine event champions in all classes. Pro racers, along with cash and trophies, will also earn valuable points to.... read more

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10 Fun and Educational Activities to Do With Your Kids in New Jersey

10 Fun and Educational Activities to Do With Your Kids in New Jersey
Kids do a ton of learning outside of the classroom. From the time they get home from school until they return the next morning, kids are like little sponges following you around, absorbing any information you provide them. This is especially true during vacations from school—whether it’s a weekend at home or a summer break. Parents in the Garden State can find a ton of fun and educational things to do with their kiddos when they are not in sch.... read more

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Congratulations to our WWW Live Winner!

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Congratulations to Bridget of Marlboro.  You won 4 tickets to WWW Live at IZOD Center! . read more

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Getting Your Child (and You) Ready For Camp

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Summer camp is a wonderful experience for children. Camp gives children the opportunity to run around and play and be outdoors. Camp will also bring lots of new experiences, and many children (and parents) may be nervous about that.   Here are a few tips that can make your child's summer experience a great one, distilled from our 50+ years of experience at Camp Riverbend. If your child has not been away from ho.... read more

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Getting to Know a Camps Personality

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Camp provides children with the opportunity to learn new activities, meet new friends, and learn life skills such as self esteem, leadership and confidence.  There are many different summer camps for families to choose from and each camp provides unique programming and approaches.   Parents should consider what type of program and camp environment will fit with their child’s interests and personality.  With so many different.... read more

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