Pet Care, Dog Walker, Summer Job

5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

Multitasking Mom

Study: Social Acceptance Of Working Moms At An All-time High

Researchers say acceptance is likely to continue to increase, even in the case of working moms with young kids.

07/01/2015

Sparklers, Fireworks, July 4th,

Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Fireworks In The Suburbs

The best part about Independence Day? The fireworks! Here’s where to watch the night sky light up in the suburbs.

06/26/2015

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Guide To July 4th Celebrations At The Shore

Down the shore for the 4th? Celebrate on the beach with festivals, parades and fireworks in these New Jersey and Delaware beach towns!

06/26/2015

Scavenger Hunt, July 4th, Red White and Blue,

July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

A dog enjoys the shade at Schuylkill River Dog Park. (credit: Kristen Johanson)

Excessive Heat Poses Serious Danger To Pets

With the hot and humid temperatures gripping the Philadelphia region, it feels like the dog days of summer. Many people are trying to keep cool in air conditioned homes and swimming pools — but what about the pups?

06/13/2015

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Officials In One Jersey Shore Town Want To ‘Unleash’ The Dog Beach

Officials in Wildwood introduced an amendment to an ordinance that would allow dogs to be unleashed while frolicking on the beach.

06/12/2015

FINA Male Swimmer of the Year 2014, Chad le Clos  and Adil Khalid, trimmer and helmsman for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on February 28, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (credit: Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Top Go Kart Tracks Near Philadelphia

When that daredevil inside of you starts screaming to take control, strap on your helmet and answer the call to be wild with a white-knuckled race at one of several area Go Kart speedways.

06/12/2015

Science Experiment

3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

Cardboard Box Car

Create A Drive-In Movie Theater Experience At Home

Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.

06/10/2015

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Philadelphia Animal Shelter Asks For Donations In Cutest Way Possible

Philadelphia’s Animal Welfare Society is taking an adorable approach in asking for donations.

06/05/2015

Biking, New Bike, Dad, Gifts, Father's Day

5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid Again

This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.

06/04/2015

Sun Hat

Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.

06/01/2015

(HOW 'BOUT A BIG, TOOTHY SMILE?  Visitors watch and photograph big cats as they move through the Philadelphia Zoo's overhead trail enclosures, dubbed "Zoo 360."  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Zoo Again Offering Free Admission For Teachers During Summer Months

If you’re an educator who also loves animals, you might want to check out an offering from the Philadelphia Zoo.

05/28/2015