Warmer weather beckons, but staying safe involves being smart. Read up on how to protect you and your kids as we enter tick season. By Bob Oley It’s that time of the year once again — you begin to enjoy spring, and all the outdoor activities that come with it. Unfortunately, deer ticks [...]
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Warm weather making you crave the outdoors with the kids? This weekend the Philadelphia Zoo debuts KidZooU, the new wildlife academy that unites a world-view education center with an up-close and personal children’s zoo. By Sarah Bond Photos by Carrie Hill The Philadelphia Zoo is one of those annual must-do destinations, and for families it’s [...]
Some things simply never go out of style, so pass on bright plastic and instead enjoy the beauty and nostalgia of this wooden favorite. By Amy Abolafia Uncle Goose Classic ABC Blocks What it is: A set of meticulously handcrafted, old-fashioned A-B-C letter blocks. Why it’s a must: It’s hard to find great children’s toys. [...]
Don’t let the snow get you down! Spring is here (really!), and here are our top picks for fun Spring activities this week. By Carrie Hill Photo courtesy Strasburg Rail Road Tuesday, March 26 Head to the Historical Society of Montgomery County to enjoy an exhibit of traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs. The eggs are decorated [...]
Spring is almost in the air! Enjoy this first week of March with a guide to fun family activities throughout the region! By Carrie Hill Photo courtesy of R. Kennedy for GPTMC Monday, March 4 The Keswick Theater presents the Peking Acrobats today (and through March 6). Enjoy 20 of China’s most talented tumblers, contortionists, acrobats, [...]
Cuddle up with workhorse footwear that balances sustainability, style, and something seriously smart — spares. By Amy Abolafia Solmate Socks What it is: Brightly colored, whimsical socks that come in sets of three for kids and five for babies — ensuring a sock lost in the laundry won’t mean the end of your attachment to [...]
Clear the basement of the piles of outgrown toys, pick up a few new treasures for a steal, and help a local charity in the process. Get ready — it’s consignment sale season!
No time, low-cash ways to instantly turn a boring Thursday into a love fest.
The weather outside might be chilly, but Main Line Parent has you covered with some fun family activities for the week to keep you toasty warm!
Looking to liven up story time with something new and different? Giggle along with the characters in this three-piece box set, who turn traditional tantrums upside down in their individual spirited stories.