Ms. Marvel: Special Screening and Conversation at The Paley Center for Media

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Have you heard about the amazing new series on Disney Plus, Marvel Studios' Ms. Marvel? The story is centered around a young girl from Jersey City, New Jersey and parts of the series were actually filmed in The Garden State! The Paley Center for Media has a fun event coming up - you can attend a special  screening of the show and participate in a Q&A with some of the cast! Read on for more details and scroll down for a trailer of the show.

photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

Flip Circus Brings Big Top Fun to New Jersey!

The circus is coming to town! FLIP Circus will be setting up its distinctive red and white-striped big top tent at the Menlo Park Mall at 55 Parsonage Rd. in Edison, NJ from June 3 – 13.  This entirely new family entertainment experience created by the Vazquez family celebrates the great American circus tradition. Edison is the final area stop for this show that has been thrilling audiences since its national tour began in March.  Get ready to be amazed, astounded and amused as FLIP Circus brings families and friends together for an intimate new show highlighting the enduring human spirit. Tickets are on sale now.

ProHEMP Pain Relief Cream: A Mom's Honest Review (and a Promo Code!)

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Raise your hand if you've got aches and pains! Honestly, you should all have your hands up. Even my teenager has his fair share of achey joints. I mean, how many times have you said, "I did something to my neck?" or "My shoulder/knee/wrist/insert body part here has been acting up again." And if you're anything like me you may have tried some of the traditional creams or rubs on the market (some smell bad, some are greasy, some don't work). Well, thanks to Moms Meet and ProHEMP, I finally can recommend a pain relief cream to you that really works (I sound like a TV commercial, but it's true). Read on and I'll tell you my honest thoughts, as well as the Pros and Cons. Oh, and there's even a promo code if you want to order some for yourself.


9 Simple Steps For Keeping Your Teenagers Safe Online In 2022

Keeping your teen safe online can feel like an impossible task. The internet is a scary place, and its risks are often very public. News of some new cyber threat or data breach has seemingly grown commonplace, leading many parents to feel helpless when safeguarding their kids as they navigate this digital world.  

New Jersey Campgrounds Resource List: Camping in NJ, PA and NY

Monday, May 16, 2022
Thinking about finding the perfect family campground this summer? I know traveling might be tricky and the idea of planning a fun-filled season might seem daunting, but never fear! I've found some fun family campground ideas that might be a good option if you're looking for alternative vacation and travel plans.

*This post has been updated for 2022!


End of Year Teacher Gift Ideas: 'Orange You Glad it's Summer?'

Are you searching for an easy end of the year teacher gift?  Do you need ideas for a special teacher gift but you're not sure where to start? Well, look no further! This 'Orange You Glad it's Summer?' gift pack is so easy to make, and it's super-cute, too! All you need is a soda bottle and some goodies and you're all set!


A Review of Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, PA

Saturday, May 14, 2022
If you love visiting New Jersey zoos, like Turtle Back Zoo, Popcorn Park and Bergen County Zoo, you might enjoy taking a short trip across the border to the Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, just outside of Allentown.

*this post has been freshly updated for 2022! 


Let's Visit Brookhollow's Barnyard in Boonton Township, NJ!

Friday, May 13, 2022
Planning a day trip in New Jersey is easy if you just know where to look! One of our favorite outdoor trips for kids is Brookhollow's Barnyard.  Nestled among the trees in cozy Boonton Township, it's sure to hold fond memories for you, long after your children have grown.

**This post has been updated for 2022! Please check Brookhollow's website or call ahead for exact hours and visiting info. They open for the season May 1st.


Reading Suggestions for Kids: New Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Novels, Board Books, & More!

Monday, May 9, 2022
I'm long overdue in sharing my favorite book picks for kids this month! I've gathered some brand new non-fiction titles, board books, picture books, early readers, and even novels for young adults and teens. Scroll down to see my latest reading suggestion list for kids! 


Best Gift Idea Ever: Nixplay Smart Photo Frame

Friday, May 6, 2022
I've got the perfect gift idea for you!! Whether you're shopping for mom, dad or someone in between, you can't go wrong with the Nixplay Smart Photo Frame. I know you probably think you've purchased digital photo frames before or that they're all the same, but this one is in a class by itself. Read on for details and enter to win a Nixplay Smart Photo Frame of your own!


Quick and Easy Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Teacher Appreciation Week is upon us, and being a former teacher myself, I can tell you that this week does mean a lot for teachers.  Well, at least it did for me.  So if your child has a great teacher and you want to show them a little love, here are some quick goodies you can put together in a flash.

10 Fun Ideas for May the Fourth: Star Wars Day Crafts, Games, Puzzles, and More!

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
I'm a HUGE Star Wars fan and I look forward to celebrating May the Fourth every year. I gathered some of my favorite Star Wars Day crafts, games, puzzles, recipes and more from all around the internet. Get ready to celebrate and...MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!


Make Your Own Desktop Porg! Easy Porg Crafts Inspired by Star Wars

'May the 4th' is almost here, and for Star Wars fans, that's a special day (get it? May the Fourth/Force?). We're a bit Porg-obsessed in this house. Everyone knows I'm a huge Star Wars fan, and after seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I fell in love with the furry Porgs of Ahch-to Island. I searched for some fun Porg crafts and Star Wars-inspired crafts online but couldn't find what I was looking for. So I came up with this easy paper Porg craft that anyone can make. You, too, can have your own office Porg!


RiseNY Offers BOGO Tickets for Mother's Day, May 8th

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
RiseNY is one of the hottest attractions in the heart of New York City, and they're offering a special BOGO ticket offer on Mother's Day, May 8, 2022! Grab your favorite momma and get over there! This is an attraction not to be missed. Read on to hear all about this immersive experience that is a true 'love letter' to The Big Apple. Known to be"part museum, part ride, all New York," it's on my Jersey Momma "Must See" list! Scroll through for a special promo code to share with Mom on Mother's Day this year!


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