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Easter Ticket Sales for NJ Boardwalk Rides

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Spring Ticket Sales for NJ Boardwalk Rides in Ocean City and Wildwood

New Jersey is a Summer Beach Destination for tons of families throughout New Jersey and beyond. We love our NJ Beaches!  And part of the summer vacation agenda is the boardwalk, which means Kohr Brothers soft serve, Mack n Manco Pizza, Jilly's Arcade and of course rides. Always rides!

Jump! Jump! Jump! - NJ Trampoline Parks

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Jump! Jump! Jump! - New Jersey Trampoline Parks

Trampoline parks are so much fun and a great way to burn off energy. Kids can literally jump off the walls. Many offer specific times for just toddlers to have fun on the trampolines. Great places for birthday parties.

See trampoline parks in NJ.

Little Chicks are Egg-citing

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Little Chicks are Egg-citing for Your New Jersey Family

When I think of spring, I think of adorable baby animals. Now imagine seeing baby animals the day they were born and right in your own home. 

You can actually RENT an incubator with little chick eggs. You take care of the eggs (turn the eggs and keep a warm environment) and wait.

Hop Aboard! NJ Easter Bunny Trains

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Hop Aboard! Easter Train Rides for New Jersey Families

Hop aboard an Easter train ride with your New Jersey family. We have a number of different opportunities to take a train ride with the Easter Bunny. Learn more about each train ride and book your tickets. Remember, Easter is early this year.

20 Easy April Fool's Day Ideas By Jenny Kusters

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by Jenny Kusters, Blogger for "Habitat at Home" -- habitatathome.blogspot.com

April Fools Day. Who can think of anything funny enough, honestly? We mull it over for five minutes and give up on the concept. There are far more pressing matters to worry about. Our busy lives, filled with the usual rat race of things to do.

Easter Fun in New Jersey

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Easter Fun in New Jersey

There is lots of Easter fun to be had in New Jersey. Great egg hunts, visits with the Easter Bunny, train rides and more. Remember, Easter is early this year. Plan your Easter fun for your New Jersey family now. Hop to it!

St. Patrick's Day Fun for kids

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St. Patrick's Day Fun for Kids      

When I was a kid, St. Patrick's Day was just a day.  Sure, we wore green and mom made Corned Beef and  Cabbage, but that was pretty much it. Today, St. Patrick's Day is an official kid holiday tradition complete with crafts, treats, folk lore and "chores" for the parents the NIGHT BEFORE!

Board the Self-Care Love Train By Kerry Elam

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By Kerry Elam

It has taken years for me to learn to allow myself to take time to care for and love myself. Our culture thrives on being busy, applauding those who are the busiest and don’t slow down for anything or anyone -- especially themselves. But I want my kids to know a different way, and to feel fully supported in their needs to maintain daily balance. For instance, to regroup after a long day at school, my son needs time outside, while my daughter needs to draw or read. I encourage them both to take the time they each need for those activities each day.        

LegoLand Philadelphia Opens April 6 Plymouth Meeting

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia Grand Opening will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the Plymouth Meeting Mall, Montgomery County

The Philadelphia Area has been waiting for Legoland, and it is finally here! Legoland Philadelphia will be located just outside Philadelphia at the Plymouth Meeting Mall. And this is so cool, you can see the first Philadelphia landmark

Family-Friendly Obstacle Courses & Races

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Family-Friendly Fun & Messy Obstacle Courses & Races in New Jersey 2017

There are a number of different obstacle course-type races for adults. Many of these fun and dirty races have a kids zone that let the kids join the fun with a smaller version of the course.

Dinosaurs in New Jersey

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Dinosaurs in New Jersey

From museums and family attractions to special traveling exhibits, dinosaur lovers and paleontologists-in-training can get up close with dinosaurs and fossils right here in New Jersey. Let's explore!

Petting Zoos in NJ

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Petting Zoos in NJ

Spring is coming. It felt like it was here in February this year. I can't wait for the flowers to bloom and to see clear blue skies. Spring is the perfect time to visit a petting zoo, and pet and feed some adorable animals. Here are some of our favorite places in NJ to do just that!

American Heart Month 2017

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February is American Heart Month

Now that you are a parent, well, it is time to pay attention.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women and men, accounting for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States.

Dr. Seuss' Birthday and Read Across America

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Celebrate the Birthday of Dr. Seuss

Celebrate the birthday of one of the most beloved children’s authors, Dr. Seuss, on March 2nd. Dr. Seuss gave us children's classics including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax and so many more. Read Across America, an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading, is actually held on Dr. Seuss' birthday. What better way to celebrate his birthday than to read? There are many fun events scheduled across the state to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss.