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This Week’s Buzz: April 27th – May 3rd

Take your Child to Whaaaattttt? 

Well, another year is come and gone and we you-know-what the you-know-where on Take your Child to Work Day. Husband’s company – big bank, surprise surprise – didn’t have a whole lot of events. Mom owns her own business with a healthy dose of Brandywine Buzz on the side. Guess what? With my iPhone never far away, my lap often occupied by a laptop, and the kitchen table covered with file folders – forget taking your child to work. Everyday is Bring Your Work Home Day.

Isn’t it?

Snow day? Sick day? Just work from home. Log in! Check your email! Keep projects moving! And, that way, you can keep your job! Last week I escaped to Atlanta for a weekend with the girls, and I was freaking working on a project from the plane. Just get it done, turn it in, sign off on it. Make it happen. Since you’re able to be connected, and ready to be connected, does that mean you are automatically willing to be connected? And do you feel like you have a choice?

Ditto for the mom-jobs. I’m at…

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Featured Buzz
Fairville Fun Fair
May 2nd – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Held on our school grounds, Fairville’s Fun Fair is especially great for families with toddlers, preschoolers, and young children.  Enjoy pony rides, treasure hunts, moon bounce, cookie decorating, and so much more!

The Fair is open to the public with no entrance fee; modestly priced tickets are available to participate in the activities of your choice. read more:
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 The Spring Real Estate Market Is Heating Up!

See New Listings
As They Hit The Market

Amy Lacy

Associate Broker
Patterson Schwartz

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Buzz This Week
Monday, April 27th

  • 11am Stroller Rollers at Bellevue State Park 
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Tuesday, April 28th

  • 10am-1pm Family Mornings at Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse
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  • 10am-11am Picnics in Nature at Tyler Arboretum
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Wednesday, April 29th

  • Pay What You Wish at Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Thursday, April 30th

  • 9:30am & 10:30am Toddler Time at Skyzone in Glen Mills
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Friday, May 1st

  • Head to the movies to see Paul Blart: Mall Cop (Rated PG)
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  • Spring Garden Show & Sale at Brick House Antiques (if you have never been to this little gem of a shop, now is the time!)
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Saturday, May 2nd

  • 11am-3pm Fairville Fun Fair
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  • Spring Garden Show & Sale at Brick House Antiques (if you have never been to this little gem of a shop, now is the time!)
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  • 11am-2pm Walking Tour at Hagley Museum
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  • 8:45am Teddybear Tea: A Breakfast Event at Brandywine Zoo
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  • Home Depot Kids’ Workshop
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  • 2pm The Princess and the Pea at Delaware Children’s Theatre
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Sunday, May 3rd

  • Spring Garden Show & Sale at Brick House Antiques (if you have never been to this little gem of a shop, now is the time!) 
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  • 11am-2pm Walking Tour at Hagley Museum 
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  • Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village
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  • Bank of America Museums on Us 
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  • 10am-Noon PNC Arts Alive at Brandywine River Museum 
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  • 2pm The Princess and the Pea at Delaware Children’s Theatre
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  • Point to Point at Winterthur
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  • Hear We Go 5K and Family Fun Day
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Save the Date

  • Thursday May 7th – Saturday May 9th Wilmington Flower Market
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  • May 8th-10th Last Weekend to see Because of Winn-Dixie at Delaware Theatre
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  • Riverwalk Mini Golf opening in May
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What Do We Really Want Our Children to Gain From Sports?

When did sports get so serious for young kids?  Travel teams, rigorous training and thousands of dollars leave us blind to what we really want our children to gain from sports.  I have been at tennis matches where the disappointed parent refused eye contact to a struggling child.  And at soccer games with a parent shouting "What are you thinking???!!!". We all can get dragged in.  We want our children to win, to feel successful.  But when we step back and get our own feelings and needs in check, what do we really want our children to gain from sports? You are not going to win every time.  Get used to it!  You will not always get the grade, job or part in the play either.  This is life played out on the court/field … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Buzz: April 20th – April 26th

Surprise! It’s like a surprise party. Surprise! That trip you booked 4 months ago? It’s here! Time to pack, arrange child coverage, get the house in order to leave it for days, re-pack, check the weather, pack a few more things, realize you are … [Read More...]