Looking for different things to do with the kids while being mindful to #stayhome? Aren't we all. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from March 30 through April 5. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for your children's ages and interests. And be sure [...]
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We could all use some news worth celebrating, and here it is ... our 2020 Montco Happening List Winners! THE VOTERS HAVE SPOKEN After weeks of verifying votes, we have just released your winners for the 2020 Monto Happening List Competition. Head over to our Happening List section to peruse the winners! [...]
By Michelle Reese Due to the temporary closure of schools because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents throughout the area are suddenly becoming unintentional homeschoolers. In many cases, this is while navigating their own challenges of working remotely and/or caring for other children. So, what’s a parent to do?! Well, here are a few tips from [...]
By Michelle Reese Governor Wolf issued a "stay-at-home" order for Montgomery County on March 23 to combat the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. While schools and non-life-sustaining businesses are closed and gatherings with anyone outside of your immediate household are prohibited, getting outside for exercise and fresh air is allowed. And we could all use the [...]
By Michelle Reese While just about everything is cancelled these days due to the coronavirus pandemic, birthdays are not cancelled! If your child's birthday falls during this time of social distancing and quarantine, you might be stressing over cancelled parties and just a general lack of fun things to do. So we're here with a [...]
By Michelle Reese During this time of limited social interactions, health fears, cancelled plans, and uncertainty about when things will return to normal, it's natural that many people are feeling more stressed and anxious than usual. Here are some tips to help you de-stress during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak ... and beyond. Stay In Touch [...]
By Michelle Reese As the novel coronavirus continues to spread and restrictions in our area increase, it's easy to feel disconnected from the community. But many of us are also wondering what we can do to help, while still respecting the "rules" of social distancing. Here's a list of some ways you can help small [...]
By Michelle Reese Worried about spending 2 weeks (hopefully not more!) at home with the kids and very limited social interaction? Yeah, so are we. Here's a calendar with some themes/things to do on each day from March 16 through March 29. Do a few, do them all. Let them inspire ideas that work for [...]
By Michelle Reese Local parades, festivals, storytimes and more have all been cancelled. But now, more than ever, our families could use some light-hearted fun! Whether your family hails from the Emerald Isle, or you're just pretending to be a wee bit Irish for the holiday, here are some ways you can celebrate St. Patrick's [...]
St. Patrick's Day is a popular time to go out for a few drinks and some Irish dishes. While it's always fun to "cheers" the holiday with the Irish folk in your community (even if they're just Irish for the day), health concerns surrounding COVID-19 are keeping most people at home this year. No [...]