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Indoor Water Parks for Your NJ Family

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Indoor Water Parks for Your New Jersey Family

Indoor water parks are a great location for family fun any time of year. Consistently 84 degrees and sunny inside, they are places for families to escape all sorts of weather and always be guaranteed a fun time! Many are attached to hotel resorts, allowing for leisurely overnight getaways.

Cinco de Mayo in New Jersey

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Cinco de Mayo in New Jersey 

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army's successful defense of the city of Puebla against invading French forces in 1862. Many see this holiday as a time for fun and dance. It is a wonderful celebration of Mexican culture and its customs, foods and beverages, and music. We love the bright colors and music associated with Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Here are a few ways for New Jersey families to share in the celebration of Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture, food and music.

Pedal Power - Bike Riding With Your New Jersey Family

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Pedal Power - Bike Riding With Your New Jersey Family

Tired of bike riding in your neighborhood or in circles in an empty parking lot? Looking for a fun family adventure on your bikes? Here are some family-friendly bike paths in New Jersey. Get pedaling together! Remember the kids (under 17) must wear a helmet.

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.

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 Plymouth Meeting

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia      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.