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This Week’s Buzz: September 1st – September 7th

A Visit from the Truth Fairy

We had a seriously great summer: water parks, hot dogs, boogie boards, chicken nuggets, baseball games, Planet Ice, beach time, restaurants, boat rides, great wine, crabs, plenty of Shandy, the ferry, trips to DC and the beach and the Chesapeake Bay, gas in the car, nights at the pool, souvenirs, Thrashers, Funland. Dinners out with the girls, with the family, with my husband. Ice cream? Sure! Just one more glass? Oh, why not – we’re on vacation.

And then September hits like a visit from the Truth Fairy. Your pants don’t fit and your wallet is empty. It’s time to spend less and eat less and definitely drink less. Waaah waaah waaaaaah.

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Buzz This Week
Monday, September 1st

  • 10am-11:30am Open Jump at Pump It Up in Newport, DE
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Tuesday, September 2nd

  • 11am Storytime at Barnes and Noble in Christiana Mall
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Wednesday, September 3rd

  • 4pm-7pm Target First Wednesday at the Please Touch Museum - $2 admission
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  • 10:15aam-11:15am MOMS Club of Newark Meeting at Newark Free Library
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Thursday, September 4th

  • 10:30am Music with Miss Linda at Elsmere Library
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  • 10:30am Storytime at the Brandywine Zoo
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Friday, September 5th

  • 10am Zoo Kids: Toddlers and Preschool at Brandywine Zoo
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  • Free Outdoor Concert at Olde Ridge Village
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Saturday, September 6th

  • 8am Early Bird Saturdays at Morris Arboretum 
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  • Chadds Ford Days
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  • The Mushroom Festival
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  • Brandywine Festival of the Arts
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  • 12pm Having One “Toy” by Celinda Conteh – Story time with author signing at Claymont Library 
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  • Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance Open House 9 am – 1 pm. Refreshments all day and 12:30 performance
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Sunday, September 7th

  • National Grandparents Day 2014 - reach out to your grandparents today and let them know you are thinking of them! :)
  • Chadds Ford Days 
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  • The Mushroom Festival 
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  • Brandywine Festival of the Arts
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  • 10 a.m. to noon, free admission from 9:30 a.m. to noon Art All Around: Hunting for Shadows Brandywine River Museum 
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  • 12:30 to 4:30pm September Steamin’ Day at Auburn Heights
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  • Free admission Elmwood Park Zoo
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Save the Date
  • Sept. 13 – Sept 21 Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Railroad
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  • September 12-14 Brick Fest Live!
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  • Sunday, September 14th Car Show at Hagley
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  • Saturday, September 20th 8am-Noon Pancakes for Parkinsons at Sanford School
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  • Saturday, September 20th 10am-4pm Nemours Community Day
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  • Saturday, September 27th Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
    Free Admission at participating venues with ticket.
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Girlfriend’s Guide to Breastfeeding

When your breasts are bleeding, ready to explode and being abused in ways you never imagined, you don’t need a doctor, you need a girlfriend.  Preferably, a girlfriend with her own set that have been challenged in the same way.  So, here I am.  Your girlfriend that has been there and who just happens to be a pediatrician too. 1.  I am pretty sure my nipples are going to fall off, they are so cracked and bleeding, what can I do?   Most breastfeeding moms have about a 5-10 day period of sore, cracked and bleeding nipples.  There are a few things you can do to minimize the discomfort and a few things you can do to alleviate the pain. *Firstly and most importantly:  BE SURE YOUR BABY OPENS HIS MOUTH WIDE before you let him … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Buzz: August 25th – August 31st

Happy New Year!Forget January 1 -- September is the REAL New Year. Back to school means new teachers, new classmates, new routines. New soccer teams, new practice schedules, new teammates, new age groups. New shoes. And for mom, a new opportunity to … [Read More...]