Sensory Friendly Philadelphia | 50 Fun Places and Activities for Kids on the Spectrum

Sensory Friendly Philadelphia | 50 Fun Places and Activities for Kids on the Spectrum

Sensory Friendly Philadelphia If you’re the parent of a child with sensory sensitivities, you know that it can be challenging to find activities and attractions that both you and your little one can enjoy. I live near Philadelphia and we just love it here. There are so many autism friendly places and activities. You will…

Fairmount Water Works | 5 Reasons You Need to Visit this Amazing Little Gem in Philadelphia

Fairmount Water Works | 5 Reasons You Need to Visit this Amazing Little Gem in Philadelphia

Fairmount Water Works I recently had the opportunity to visit the Fairmount Water Works. And I can’t believe I’ve never gone before! It has so many amazing things to offer. We put it on our list of things to do every summer. It’s a great day trip if you want to visit the Philadelphia art…

Hopewell Furnace | 7 Essential Tips to know before you go with kids

Hopewell Furnace | 7 Essential Tips to know before you go with kids

Hopewell Furnace Recently I took both of my boys up to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. It is located in Berks County, in Elverson. It was a cool and cloudy afternoon for July so it was not a pool day. Since we were fresh off the heels of our trip out west to some National…

Sesame Place PA | Review | Best Insider Tips | Crowds and Calendar

Sesame Place PA | Review | Best Insider Tips | Crowds and Calendar

Sesame Place Travel Tips Let’s be honest. Sesame Place is an expensive outing and chances are, a special occasion trip for your family. So you want to make the most of it, right? I’ve been to other parks and our trip was a disaster because we wasted our day waiting in lines, we didn’t know…

31 Family-Favorite Apple Picking Orchards | 2022 | NJ | PA | DE | MD

31 Family-Favorite Apple Picking Orchards | 2022 | NJ | PA | DE | MD

Apple Picking Near Me I love autumn and late summer. We are busy every single weekend. Sure, it gets tiring, but I just remind myself that in a few short months we could be home-bound for several months due to winter weather. We love going apple picking and I love coming home with a whole…

60+ Halloween Things to Do in Philadelphia | Halloween Activities for Kids
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60+ Halloween Things to Do in Philadelphia | Halloween Activities for Kids

Halloween Activities for Kids Pennhurst is one of the Halloween things to do near me. I hate it. For those of you who do not know what I am talking about, Pennhurst is an asylum that was open for decades in suburban Philadelphia. It was closed in the 1980s. Today you can find former residents…

8 Fun Things to Do in South Philly | Philadelphia

8 Fun Things to Do in South Philly | Philadelphia

South Philly I’ve lived near Philadelphia most of my life. As a kid, we had obligatory field trips to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Franklin Institute. (not all at the same time) As an adult, I still enjoy going there. When the kids were little, we did ‘little kid’ stuff like the Please…

Best Accessible Beaches & Beach Wheelchair Rentals  | Delaware | NJ

Best Accessible Beaches & Beach Wheelchair Rentals | Delaware | NJ

Wheelchair Accessible Beaches As I am sitting here putting together this post, it is 90 degrees, sunny and humid outside (and only April!). Mentally, I’ve checked out of school mode and all my focus is on summer and the beach. After the past 16 months that we’ve had, I cannot wait to travel again. In…

{Philadelphia Mummers Parade} 3 Stories you won’t See on TV.

{Philadelphia Mummers Parade} 3 Stories you won’t See on TV.

Philadelphia Mummers If you live in Philadelphia, you know what a Mummer is. But if you’re not from around here, you are probably wondering, “what the heck is a Mummer?” I’ll get to that in a minute. I was approached locally to share some of the information about the new Mummers parade route. My response…