Celebrating Easter at Home: A Philly Guide to Easter 2020

2020-04-07T15:41:07-04:00April 7th, 2020|

Despite March 2020 feeling like it was 91 days instead of 31, it still feels a little surreal that Easter is already here! With Easter Bunny pictures cancelled, no public egg hunts or church events, and no large family gatherings, this year is certainly unlike the holiday most of us are used to. But, that [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: April 6 – April 12

2020-04-05T22:21:32-04:00April 5th, 2020|

We know it can be hard to think of new things to keep the kids entertained while being mindful to #stayhome these days. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from April 6 through April 12. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's [...]

Tips for Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

2020-03-31T23:00:05-04:00March 31st, 2020|

During this great time of uncertainty, we know that many small businesses are facing more challenges than ever. The fear can be overwhelming, but small businesses are made of strong stuff. Now is the time to embrace change.  Now is the time to survive.  Whether that be leveraging e-commerce, delivery/curbside, or new digital services, it's [...]

Tips for Working from Home (Especially with Kids!)

2020-03-31T12:20:07-04:00March 31st, 2020|

With schools and daycares closed and more employees working from home than ever, many of us are facing the difficult scenario of juggling our workload along with caring for our children. As a fully remote team, we're used to working around kids at Happenings Media. But having our kids with us [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: March 30 – April 5

2020-03-30T01:05:43-04:00March 30th, 2020|

Looking for different things to do with the kids while being mindful to #stayhome? Aren't we all. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from March 30 through April 5. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and interests. And be sure [...]

Teaching at Home During COVID-19: Tips & Links to Help

2020-03-27T23:32:25-04:00March 27th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Due to the temporary closure of schools because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents throughout the area are suddenly becoming unintentional homeschoolers. In many cases, this is while navigating their own challenges of working remotely and/or caring for other children. So, what’s a parent to do?! Well, here are a few tips from [...]

Ways to Help in the Community During COVID-19 (while staying safe)

2020-03-27T17:11:19-04:00March 27th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese As the novel coronavirus continues to spread and restrictions in our area increase, it's easy to feel disconnected from the community. But many of us are also wondering what we can do to help, while still respecting the "rules" of social distancing. Here's a list of some ways you can help small [...]

10 Ways to De-Stress Right Now (And Always)

2020-03-27T17:13:45-04:00March 27th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese During this time of limited social interactions, health fears, cancelled plans, and uncertainty about when things will return to normal, it's natural that many people are feeling more stressed and anxious than usual. Here are some tips to help you de-stress during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak ... and beyond. Stay In Touch [...]

Philadelphia Zoo Debuts New Sloth Bear Cub on Facebook Live & Launches New Spring Back Fund

2020-03-26T17:39:12-04:00March 26th, 2020|

Because we could all use a big "AWWWWW" right now! On March 26 at 2 p.m., the Philadelphia Zoo introduced the new sloth bear cub on Facebook Live as it ventured outside for the first time - romping, playing, climbing and hanging with mom. Click here to view the video on Facebook. “Today Kayla [...]

14+ Days’ Worth of Things to Do at Home with Kids (Starting with March 16)

2020-03-15T23:18:43-04:00March 15th, 2020|

By Michelle Reese Worried about spending 2 weeks (hopefully not more!) at home with the kids and very limited social interaction? Yeah, so are we. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from March 16 through March 29. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for [...]