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…

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…

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Playgrounds | Pennsylvania | Delaware | NJ

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Playgrounds | Pennsylvania | Delaware | NJ

Indoor Playgrounds I don’t know about you, but when we’re stuck inside, I start to go a little stir crazy myself. And so do the kids. Experts say that kids are supposed to get 60 minutes of physical activity every day. In winter with sub-zero temperatures and so much rain, shorter days…60 minutes is hard!…

{Longwood Gardens} Best Time to Visit + 7 other Secrets to Know Before you Go.

{Longwood Gardens} Best Time to Visit + 7 other Secrets to Know Before you Go.

Visiting Longwood Gardens I was recently invited to become a Star Blogger for Longwood Gardens. Not only do I just love Longwood Gardens, but my little guy is now at an age where it will be fun for us to attend as a family. A few Thursdays ago, I went to a special evening just…

Where to see Fireworks in Chester County, Delaware, Philadelphia.

Where to see Fireworks in Chester County, Delaware, Philadelphia.

Chester County, PA Fireworks 2020 Note: I do not think that ANY of the below places are having fireworks this year. Sorry! I looked up every listing and each one has been canceled due to the pandemic. Happy unofficial start to Summer! I know it’s early to be talking about July 4 fireworks, but some…