Fresh Fruit Season Is Here: The Benefits & Local Spots

2020-07-13T10:45:43-04:00July 13th, 2020|

By Erin McNelis “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit, and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” Albert Einstein While most people might not have a violin, they can have that bowl of fruit, especially now that summer is here. Fruit, eaten in [...]

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 [...]

2020 Graduate Spotlight: Eileen Nisenfeld

2020-06-11T12:27:07-04:00June 1st, 2020|

Eileen Nisenfeld, Community College of Philadelphia- School of Nursing From Eileen's Family: My mom, Eileen Nisenfeld, age 46!!!! just graduated from Community College of Philadelphia- School of nursing as an RN. Eileen, a mother of 4, grandmother of 3- was a teen mom and her biggest and unable to walk down high school [...]

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 [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: May 11 – May 17

2020-05-06T18:19:44-04:00May 10th, 2020|

What week are we on now? Well, however long it's been, here are our suggestions for things to do at home from May 11 through May 17. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and interests. And be sure to check out some additional ideas and helpful links with fun activities and [...]

Cinco de Mayo en Casa: Ways to Celebrate at Home in Philly

2020-05-04T23:31:22-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Cinco de Mayo is annually observed on May 5 as a celebration of Mexico's victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Frankly, it’s more widely celebrated in the United States than it is in Mexico, but these days, we’re all about celebrating anything we can! PLUS, it falls on a [...]

Things to Do at Home with Kids: May 4 – May 10

2020-05-04T23:32:32-04:00May 4th, 2020|

Teacher Appreciation Week, Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day and more ... there's a lot going on this week that can inspire activities with the kids! Here are our suggestions for things to do at home from May 4 through May 10. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and [...]

Philadelphia Mother’s Day Guide 2020

2020-05-01T23:30:13-04:00April 30th, 2020|

Mother's Day 2020 is Sunday, May 10. And even though the holiday is likely to look different this year for many families, Moms still deserve to feel special ... even if you're celebrating from 6 feet apart. In fact, she'd probably appreciate some extra love this year more than ever! Read On For ... Ideas [...]