Breadcrumbs Spotlight: Balance Café

It is as easy to talk about eating healthy and fresh as it is difficult to get that kind of food served to you on a platter. Tracy Morgan of Balance Café knows this. More than two decades of experience- both on-and-off the counter – in the corporate catering industry has helped Tracy perceive the true quality of food being served across most of the … Continue reading Breadcrumbs Spotlight: Balance Café

Breadcrumbs Spotlight – Kala Coffeehouse

In a world that shuffles under our feet, sometimes the only solace to a day would be to enjoy a good cup of coffee. And just like its many flavors, the rituals are almost as colorful – I’ve seen people rush past in the wee hours of the morning with coffee-on-the-go and furiously checking their phones for the next tram connection, people in coffee shops … Continue reading Breadcrumbs Spotlight – Kala Coffeehouse

Five Philly Family Favorites that Won’t Bore Parents

There is so much for little people to see and do in the City of Brotherly Love, and many options are equally engaging for parents. Here are some places that are worth a visit even without kids. Philadelphia Museum of Art The Philadelphia Museum of Art offers so much more than the iconic stairs Rocky ran in the classic movie. The museum holds one of … Continue reading Five Philly Family Favorites that Won’t Bore Parents

The 5 Best Apps for an Amazing Summer Staycation

Summer vacation is coming up fast, and you’re trying to think up fun trip ideas that won’t break the bank. But you don’t have to travel far to have a fun-filled adventure with the kids. With all the Smartphone apps on the market these days, planning an incredible staycation is easier than ever. Here are five of the best apps for planning an amazing summer … Continue reading The 5 Best Apps for an Amazing Summer Staycation

6 Fun Ways to Enjoy Memorial Day on a Budget

Memorial Day weekend is coming up fast, and you’re trying to figure out how to spend it. You don’t have the budget for an expensive getaway, so you’re looking to stay local. No matter where you live, there’s plenty to do without breaking the bank or venturing far from home. Here are six great ways to enjoy Memorial Day on a budget. Enjoy a Backyard … Continue reading 6 Fun Ways to Enjoy Memorial Day on a Budget

What to Do When Homeschooling Gets Lonely

No matter how rewarding homeschooling is, it can be lonely sometimes. You might be the only parent who homeschools in your area and it feels like you’re going at it alone. Or maybe you are new in town and don’t know anyone, or you live far away from your family. All these situations can make homeschooling parents feel socially isolated. But there are things you … Continue reading What to Do When Homeschooling Gets Lonely

How to Raise Kids Who Love Learning

It’s a question that many parents ask, whether their children go to public or private schools, or are homeschooled. How can I raise my kids to love learning? Teaching your kids to love learning might seem like an overwhelming task. There are tons of distractions, and many kids would rather play with electronics than open a book or play outside. The good news is there … Continue reading How to Raise Kids Who Love Learning

Intergenerational Travel Abroad – Some Planning Tips

International travel with children and/or grandchildren defines a different kind of trip than going solo. You’ll need to rethink almost all your typical planning options. If this is your first family foray to Europe, the temptation is to visit as many capital cities as possible and take in all the sights: the Tower of London, the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace, the Eiffel … Continue reading Intergenerational Travel Abroad – Some Planning Tips

Meatless Philadelphia (Cheesesteaks Included!)

The story of Philadelphia’s current vegetarian dining scene is really one of gourmet vegan options. As any restaurant in town worth its stars has a few good meatless dishes on its menu, the real action and innovation are happening on exclusively plant-based menus. From highbrow and spendy to healthy fast food, Philadelphia’s epicurean landscape has grown to embrace the herbivore. Here are some of the … Continue reading Meatless Philadelphia (Cheesesteaks Included!)