6 Fall Events in Philly This Year

2020-09-22T16:48:16-04:00September 21st, 2020|

Morgan's Pier, photo provided by Aversa PR. While we can't celebrate the season in all the ways we're used to this year, there ARE still ways to have some fall fun in Philly in 2020! With spooky tours, scarecrows, Oktoberfest celebrations and trick or treating amongst the animals, here are just 6 events [...]

Planning Your Fall Family Photos: Tips from the Experts

2020-09-17T22:05:28-04:00September 17th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Photo by Rhianna Clark Photography, 2020 Philly Happening Finalist for Children’s Photographer Nature’s beautiful colors, the moderate temperatures that allow a variety of outfit options, and the holiday season right around the corner – it all combines to make fall the perfect time for family photos. The [...]

2020 Back to School Guide

2020-08-26T00:49:32-04:00August 26th, 2020|

We're probably all getting tired of hearing this saying, but Back to School "is going to look different this year." Whether your children are returning to in-school instruction, they're going fully virtual through their school, doing a hybrid of in-school and at-home learning, enrolled in cyber school, or homeschooled ... there's [...]

Labor Day 2020: A Tribute to the American Worker and Ways to Celebrate the Holiday

2020-08-24T14:40:03-04:00August 24th, 2020|

To many, Labor Day is just another 3-day weekend that we throw on the red, white & blue attire and fire up the grill. It's the unofficial end to summer before the kids return to school. But as often the case, there's more to it than that! Labor Day was first [...]

Staycation 2020: Day Trips That Are A Short Drive from Home

2020-08-12T21:19:53-04:00August 12th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Photos - Top, Left-Right: Grounds for Sculpture, Michelle Reese; Rustic Valley Orchard, Julia Schloefell; Magic Gardens, Olga Chernov-Gitin; Elmwood Park Zoo, Lauren Stites. Traveling to far away places (or even spending a few nights at a hotel) isn’t in the cards for many families this summer. [...]

9 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

2020-07-30T15:03:50-04:00July 29th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese (Dilworth Park, Photo by Michelle Reese) The summer heat is here, and like everything else right now, COVID-19 is making things a little more complicated! Sure, you could spend your summer inside with the AC cranked, but if your family is getting stir crazy, here's a list of ways to [...]

10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in Philadelphia in 2020

2020-06-24T00:03:27-04:00June 24th, 2020|

Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States, so it makes it especially sad that most of this year's Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled. While this year’s 4th of July will definitely be more low key than most in light of COVID-19, you can still honor Independence Day with your family and friends. Here [...]

2020 Philadelphia Summer Guide

2020-06-16T16:58:07-04:00June 2nd, 2020|

Summer is here, and Philadelphia is ready for fun! While this summer is off to a very different start than years past, we are determined to make the most out of it. In a city that's known for its rich history, delicious food, eclectic art and a wide variety of events, you KNOW there's going [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: June 1 – June 7

2020-05-31T23:30:33-04:00May 31st, 2020|

It's a new month, and we're STILL mostly at home! As school assignments start to wind down, here are some ideas to add some fun, learning and variety to your days at home with the kids. Diversity In light of current events, it seems fitting to spend some time this week talking about diversity in [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: May 18 – May 24

2020-05-22T17:07:37-04:00May 17th, 2020|

Running out of ideas of things to do with the kids? We're back with another week of suggestions, including Memorial Day crafts, science experiments and more. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and interests. And be sure to check out some additional ideas and helpful [...]

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