Whether you’re new to the Main Line Parent Community or you have been with us since we started in 2010, we welcome you to get to know our Business Members! Main Line Parent was created to connect local families with resources, events, and each other and it all started with our vibrant Facebook Group that continues to grow with new and expectant parents, empty nesters, and families who are new to the area. Whether you are a new visitor, a fan of our weekly newsletter, magazine subscriber or a Supporting Member, we encourage you to learn more about these local organizations, to shop local, and get involved in our community by attending an event!
Many of these business members have generously offered a perk or discount for our Supporting Members. We hope you take advantage of these incentives to visit them (outline below – make sure you scroll all the way down)!
Peggy Washburn is an interdisciplinary photo-based artist who specializes in fine art portraits and multi-media wall installations. Her work has been exhibited widely, as well as included in many privet and public museum collections. She currently lives in Philadelphia, where she balances her time between the world of art and portrait commissions.
Ally Charter Bus Philadelphia has offered group transportation services across Pennsylvania since 2017. Simply call, choose your destination, and experience the effortless, seamless experience of our charter bus rental process. If in need of a charter bus in Philadelphia, count on Ally Charter Bus to get you wherever you need to go, at any time. Our reservation agents are available 24/7 to give you a free quote.
With a bus from Philadelphia Charter Bus Company, you won’t have to stress about the logistics of your group trip across Philly and the rest of Pennsylvania. Whether you’re traveling to New York for a corporate outing, up to Maine for a destination wedding, or down to DC for a tour of the nation’s foundational venues, count on Philadelphia Charter Bus Company to get you the perfect bus for you and your group.
Berner Klaw & Watson (BKW) assists clients with all family law related issues including, but not limited to, custody, divorce, support, adoption and domestic violence. The firm also offers alternative dispute resolution services such as mediation, collaborative law and arbitration. BKW values all families and works regularly with the LGBTQ community as well as “non-traditional” families such as grandparent caregivers.
Newbridge Wealth Management is a fee-only Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. As an RIA firm, we take our role as fiduciaries seriously: Your best interests are at the heart of the work we do with you. Our clients come to us because they are contemplating a new direction, facing unexpected adversity, or just needing reassurance about the next phase of their lives. They are considering new possibilities, and they need the help of a financial professional to understand how they can make those possibilities a reality.
You want your money to work as hard for you as you did for it, and Entrust is your partner in that endeavor. It is our job to provide the investment expertise and planning and market resources you need. Mutual trust is a cornerstone in our client relationships. Entrust is a boutique wealth management firm partnering with families to provide a powerful combination of industry-leading service, talent, and global resources for the long-term.
Entrust chooses to be an independent firm (registered investment advisor) because that permits us to be objective, transparent and cost-effective, and to always place clients’ best interests first. Our advisors hold the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation and are bound to the highest industry ethical standard.
Friends’ Central School is a Quaker, independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students in Nursery through grade 12, located on 41 acres across two campuses in Wynnewood.
The Haverford School, a nonsectarian college preparatory day school for boys grades pre-k through 12, provides a superior liberal arts education for qualified boys of differing backgrounds. We are committed to developing the full intellectual, artistic, athletic, and moral potential in each boy, and we aim to graduate young men with strong character who possess a passion for learning and the necessary problem-solving skills to make a difference in the world. The Haverford School prepares boys for life.
Woodlynde School is one of the oldest and most successful Philadelphia-area college prep schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grades with language- or math-based learning differences, ADD/ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, or Executive Function Disorder, located in Wayne/Strafford.
Quadrat Academy is a Montessori Progressive school for ages 11-18. We are committed to develop future entrepreneurs, critical thinkers, and innovators that are ready for a life-long journey of exponential growth.
PA Cyber provides its services and educational programs using current technology necessary for students to receive a high school diploma and the opportunity to grow beyond the normal curriculum and confines of a traditional school setting.
Westtown School, a Quaker Pre-K -12th grade co-ed, private, college preparatory day and boarding school, offers a challenging and diverse curriculum that emphasizes action-based education, critical thinking, collaboration, service, and social action. Committed to character innovation since 1799, Westtown inspires and prepares graduates to become stewards and leaders of a better world.
Villa Maria Academy, a Catholic private day school for girls in grades K-8, and co-ed Preschool strives to prepare girls to become Christian women assuming leadership and services roles within the family, the local and global community as well as their parish and the universal Church.
Benchmark School is committed to helping bright students in grades 1-8, who learn differently, or have yet to reach their academic potential, develop the confidence, strategies, and knowledge to become lifelong learners, thinkers, and problem-solvers.A Benchmark School education provides each child with the keys to unlock his or her unique potential. In-depth assessments determine individual strengths and challenges. A comprehensive academic program is created and tailored to the way each student learns best. This holistic approach addresses students’ emotional and social well-being, as well as their academic, physical, and artistic development.
Imagine – a private middle and high school that puts positive relationships in front of the learning process. A classroom with just one student and one teacher where compassion, creativity, and flexibility steers the method of teaching to each student’s strengths and challenges.
25+ Summer Programs for Ages 7-18 on 4 University Campuses
610.265.9401 | jkcp.com | email@example.com
Save $50 when you register for Day & Overnight camps at Haverford & Villanova.
Use code: FOCUSFAMILY19, details at https://info.jkcp.com/neighbors
For our Supporting Members:
$75 off tuition
A 52-week per year comprehensive child care curriculum designed to establish firm foundations in the areas of emotional, cognitive, and physical development in Audubon, Radnor, Roxborough-Catherdral, and Roxborough Ridge for children as young as six weeks old and up to thirteen years of age.
Our goal is to provide exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. We view each student as an individual and aim to ensure he or she reaches maximum potential. Students are placed in appropriate training programs and taught by a professional, experienced faculty. Locations in Old City, Wynnewood, and Rittenhouse Square.
With 42 sites across the country and 39 years of experience, Steve & Kate’s Camp is coming to Bryn Mawr this summer! At Steve & Kate’s, we trust kids with the freedom to make their own choices. Driven by their natural curiosity, children will experiment with their own decision-making and develop the confidence to try, fail, and learn on their own. We offer activities to inspire every child-designed by learning scientists and tested by kids, our studios offer a chance for campers can dig deep into their passions. Whether they are the next big film director, an up-and-coming fashion designer, or bound to be the best baker around, we’ve got something for everyone. Open this Summer June 17-August 16 at The Agnes Irwin School Grades rising 1st through 7th, with leadership opportunities for 8th & 9th graders.
The King of Prussia Huntington Learning Center proudly serves the Main Line, Upper Merion, Plymouth Meeting, and Methacton communities. Everyone at the King of Prussia Center is committed to helping students receive the best education possible. Our tutors are certified teachers, and our Center is fully accredited by the Middle States Association. Whether your student needs help with foundational skills, a boost in a particular subject, time management strategies, prepping for the SAT/ACT/PSAT, or other academic need, we have the experience and talented teaching staff to help your student succeed!
For more than 30 years, we’ve helped students get into their dream schools. We provide the tools needed for success in high school, college, graduate school and beyond to help our students become well-rounded applicants. Our proven methodology of test-taking strategies help student achieve a guaranteed better score. We offer a range of test prep options, included one-on-one private tutoring, traditional classes, and online prep to fit any schedule and learning style. With our on-demand Homework Help and Admission Counseling for college, we help our students become more than their test score by providing resources for better grades and a stronger application.
Spark the Wave (STW) knows young people want to change the world, and we’re here to help them do it. Through a series of educational programs, hands-on volunteer opportunities, and engaging leadership activities, STW empowers, trains, and mentors the next generation of community leaders. Founded in 2004 as a former program of the American Red Cross, STW has deep roots serving teenagers in the Philadelphia area and beyond. STW has trained more than 15,000 young people who have gone on to volunteer thousands of hours of service to their communities. Wave Week, STW’s premier Service Leadership Institute, takes place each summer on the campus of Villanova University for students in grades 6 – 11. Through our immersive 5 day program, participants leave feeling motivated and prepared to create change.
The Haverford Hoops Boys Basketball Camp will take place on July 15-19, 2019. The camp is open to boys entering grades 1-8 (ages 6-14) and will be staffed by Coach Doherty, his assistant coaches, as well as current and former members of the Haverford basketball program. The camp will feature drills and skill work, as well as competitive 1v1, 3v3, and 5v5 games.
Per Coach Doherty, “Our primary focus is to create a camp experience that is safe, active, fun, and instructive for all campers. We aim to make our camps an integral part of the men’s basketball program here at Haverford College, and we’ll do everything we can to create a great experience for our campers.”
Cost for the camp is $250 and all campers will receive a Haverford Basketball T-shirt.
Igniting creativity, kindness and confidence! Appel Farm Arts Camp is a welcoming and diverse community that builds artistic skills through excellent arts instruction in a non-competitive atmosphere, offering youth a hands-on creative learning experience in a beautiful, natural setting. With a balanced schedule of classes, free time, workshops, trips, campfires, performances, and special events, every session at Appel Farm is FUN! -Overnight Camp -Ages 7 – 17 -Co-Ed -Flexible, Combinable 2-Week sessions -Theatre Performance, Music, & Dance -Visual Arts, Creative Writing, & Photography -Video Production, Recording Arts, & Technical Theatre -Optional Team Sports, Tennis & Swimming
Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. We believe there are three keys to a great education: classical, Christian, and Community.
With more than 250 offerings in drawing and painting, ceramics, photography, cartooning, robotics, cooking, drama and more, as well as music lessons, Wayne Art Center provides one of the most expansive arts education programs in Southeast Pennsylvania. Our teaching artists encourage students to work independently, experiment and take creative risks while engaging their active imaginations. Enrollment is limited in each class, workshop and camp to give students a quality, personal experience and the individual attention needed for success.
Ballet 180’s dance school inspires a 180-degree positive transformation of the mind, body, and soul. We promote growing as dancers and as people by building community and spreading kindness through the art of dance. As a result, you will receive high quality training at a place that feels like a close-knit family.
A unique original concept, Young Sports is redefining the youth sports experience! Founded in 2007, we set out with the goal to design and implement creative & innovative programs centered on ages 1-7 years in the field of athletics and movements. Programs launched that would emphasize, inspire fun– and at the same time, develop a child’s gross motor activity thru highly engaging activities and talented team members focused on our #1 mission to “develop the lifelong love of physical activity in every child we coach”.
Through Mission 5&2, we aspire to engage in programs with youth and families that value and foster respect for everyone, starting with a hand shake (5) and eye contact (2). We will offer opportunities for kids to participate in sports providing teachable moments every step along the way about sportsmanship, competition, humility, perseverance, and teamwork. Since everyone is fighting a battle most people know nothing about, Mission 5&2 believes that every human interaction should be framed by kindness. At Mission 5&2, we will offer places and programs where everyone is welcome and where everyone deserves and shares a 5&2!
CollegeThoughts is the partner that some families need to increase access to top caliber colleges for their high-achieving students. We use a proprietary methodology to assist the target demographic, combining lessons in test preparation, application coaching, and mental toughness. We help students with test preparation, college essay writing coaching, college visit planning, and provide college boot camps over the summer.
Grateful Plate delivers convenience, nourishment and long-lasting results for our clients. The food we provide focuses on Health Supportive Cuisine, using Natural and Whole ingredients, and Organic whenever possible.
The Elmwood Park Zoo is open everyday, 10AM – 4PM (gates close at 3:30PM), November through February; 10AM – 5PM (gates close at 4:30PM) March through October. The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
For our Supporting Members:
20 percent off annual membership
The premier, year-round, family-friendly destination on the Penn’s Landing waterfront. Discover the history of the US Navy as you climb aboard life-sized model Schooner Diligence and National Historic Landmark ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna.
For our Supporting Members:
$2 off general admission tickets for up to four people
As the most visited museum in Pennsylvania and a top-five tourist destination in the City of Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute is one of the leading science centers in the country, and serves as a prominent educational and cultural resource.
For our Supporting Members:
$3 off general admission adult tickets for up to four people
Destination Ardmore is your one stop shop for all things Downtown Ardmore! Get the latest scoop on local businesses and restaurants. Destination Ardmore is managed by the Ardmore Initiative, the business district authority of Downtown Ardmore.
Kramer Drive is a custom stationery and invitation company. We design invitations and day-of paper for weddings, mitzvahs, holidays, birthdays…you name it. We have a card and gift shop in Berwyn with the best cards in town – along with great gifts for on-the-go parents!
cBOP is an full service children’s clothing boutique, ranging in sizes newborn to 6 youth, that offers an array of services. Some of the services include baby registry, gift registry, custom gift baskets, shoe fittings and personalization.
From birth through pre-teen years, I provide customized solutions for every family, based on a child’s needs and parenting style. As a Certified Lactation Counselor and recognized as one of the Top 200 Sleep Consultants in the US, if you are a parent searching for help, you have found your answer.
I have made it my mission to help parents give the gift of sleep to their children (and themselves). I’ll work with parents step by step to help teach their child to fall asleep independently and stay asleep the whole night through.
Our team of outstanding allergists is highly qualified and exceptionally skilled – all fellowship trained, board certified allergists/immunologists treating infants, children and adults for allergies, asthma, congestion, cough, eczema, and recurring infections. Eight offices are located in Center City Philadelphia and Montgomery and Bucks Counties with hours to fit your busy schedule.
Village Wellness is committed to enhancing wellness in our community. Our holistic approach means that we address healing at all levels of self – mind, body, and spirit. We approach each of our patients, clients, and students with the utmost respect and non-judgmental care. Whether you come in with pain, anxiety, or trying to figure out your life purpose, we are here in service. We believe that feeling better is just the beginning of the journey. Our utmost goal is to help you truly thrive.
We are a Specialist Orthodontic practice that provides customized, comprehensive orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages, located on South Street in downtown Philadelphia.
Therapy Central LLC is a center for comprehensive pediatric therapy services, providing a complete range of speech therapy, occupational therapy, and social skills training for children up to age 12.
Kutest Kids provides pediatric therapy services in children’s homes throughout the region, at no cost for qualified families. We also provide private pay and insurance based services at Kids at Play, our award winning sensory playground.
Devon Orthodontics offers innovative and advanced care in a friendly environment with complete orthodontic solutions for all ages including clear aligners, clear braces, and accelerated treatment options. As each person is unique, we customize our care plan to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile suited to the individual. We accept most insurances and offer in-house no-interest payment plans.
Dr. Antonino Secchi is a Board Certified Orthodontist and is a proud alumnus of and former professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Because of his extensive clinical experience, Dr. Secchi brings world-class care to the Main Line. He’s proud to serve his friends and neighbors in the community where he and his wife, Maria, and their five children make their home.
Counseling + Coaching Services for Adolescents, Young Adults and Families (Wynnewood, PA). Award winning Licensed Professional Counselor and owner of ABC Therapies, LLC, Ashley B. Cook, M.Ed. LPC, provides psychotherapy, behavioral health counseling and adolescent life development coaching services for individuals, couples and families on the Main Line, ages 6+.
Wayne Family Dentistry has been serving patients of all ages in Philadelphia’s Main Line Communities for over 2 decades and counting, literally creating generations of gorgeous smiles. Here, 3 talented dentists all work together to provide coordinated, full-circle dentistry that is solely focused on quality and comfort.
Barre3 is a full-body workout designed with our signature approach of sustained holds, micro-movements, and cardio bursts that will leave you feeling balanced in body and empowered from within.
Your child’s first experiences with the dentist should be as comfortable and relaxed as possible to establish a lifetime of positive associations. At Lower Merion Pediatric Dentistry, we are not trying to be the biggest dental practice, getting as many patients in and out the door as rapidly as possible. Instead, we provide the most technologically advanced treatment in a warm and nurturing environment. Our one-doctor practice ensures that your child will see the same friendly faces at each visit.
Playfully Me is a child therapy practice that focuses on helping families with small children create happier, more connected homes. Playfully Me helps families and their children thrive from a place of happiness and inner strength.
We are a family owned and operated indoor cycling + boxing fitness studio. Our mission is to FUEL the Cycle of Fitness through our passion-infused in-studio and on-site signature workouts, workshops, and programs that help you, your family, and our community become healthier + happier. We offer group classes, one-on-one training, private events, after-school programs, kids classes, and events focused on building confidence and creating stronger communities.