Two back-to-back snow days after a trapped-at-home blizzard this week were a great reminder of how tough it is to be a working mom. And a stay at home mom. And a work from home mom. And a mom of one kid. And a mom of several kids. And a mom of a special needs kid and a mom of a typical kid and a mom of a busy inquisitive lego-loving kid and a mom of an eye-rolling, mostly sweet but sometimes sassy, loves to bake and hates to clean up kid.
By Tuesday afternoon, having farmed my kids out to their best auntie and a playdate so I could meet with a client on a major deadline, I was ready to head into the Triangle and Trolley Square plow those streets out myself with a few shovels and my minivan. No matter what you are rearranging – a doctor appointment, a work meeting, your kitchen cabinets – having the kids unexpectedly underfoot, hopped up on hot cocoa and dripping chunks of ice all over your kitchen floor – can make you desperate for a jailbreak.
Summer Camp programs registration begins for Members at the Delaware Nature Society read more
Groundhog Gala 10am at the Ashland Nature Center, register read more
Tuesday, February 2nd
Happy Groundhog Day! Shadow or no shadow? Spring soon or more Winter? read more
Toddler Tales, Book Babies and Rhythm, Rhyme, & Story Time – all at the Brandywine Hundred Libary starting at 10am read more
Wednesday, February 3rd
Linda Fratoni, Program Director for Yello Dyno and the creator of Private D. Wears, presents I Am the Boss of My Body Recommended primarily for ages 3 and up, and is also appropriate for elementary students. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Stetson Middle School read more
12:00pm Paint a StoryHour at Everyday Artist Studio, Registration required read more
Thursday, February 4th
10am – Tower Hill’s Toddler Time program read more
10:30am Children’s Read-Aloud Tour at the Brandywine River Museum read more
3:30-7pm Summer Camp Fair at Tower Hill School read more
Friday, February 5th
10:30am – Glories of Stories at the DE Art Museum read more
5-8pm $5 Fridays at the Delaware Children’s Museum read more
5:30-8pm Guilty Girls Warehouse Sale at Arsht Hall on Pennsylvania Avenue read more
Saturday, February 6th
8-11am Boy Scout Troop 99’s annual “All You Can Eat” pancake breakfast at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, located at 503 Duncan Rd. Bellefonte.. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Adult tickets are $6.00, children tickets $3.00 and children under 3 are free. Breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, plus sausage and juice, coffee, tea and hot cocoa.
Weekend Session Times at the Riverfront Ice Rink read more
10am Silly Wonderful You Storytime at Barnes & Noble Christiana Mall read more
10am-2pm Guilty Girls Warehouse Sale at Arsht Hall on Pennsylvania Avenue read more
2pm Snow White at the DE Children’s Theatre read more
1-4pm Science Saturday – Move the Powder Keg at Hagley read more
Sunday, February 7th
Sunday Pajama Brunch at Buckley’s Tavern read more
11am-1pm First Sunday for Families at the Brandywine River Museum read more
10am-4pm Free Admission to DE Art Museum on Sundays read more
Save the Date
February 9th – “Me & My Grown Up Yoga Class” – a four-part series featuring Le Petit Yogi, at the DMNH, Registration read more
February 9th – Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Dinner Party for Ministry of Caring (Adults Only – Good Food, Great Music, Fun for a good cause.) read more
February 12th – 6:30pm Parent’s Night Out: Natural Valentines at the DEEC on the Riverfront, Registration read more
February 13th – Chinese New Year Party at the CACC in Hockessin read more
February 15th – OrKid Days at Longwood Gardens read more
February 16th – Summer Camp programs registration begins at the Delaware Nature Societyfor the Public read more
February 20th & 21st – Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show read more
February 20th – Chinese New Year Celebration at the DE Art Musuem read more
If you or anyone you know is pregnant or plans to get pregnant there are a few things to know about the Zika virus and how to avoid it.
What is the Zika virus? The Zika virus is in the same family as the West Nile, yellow fever and dengue virus. It is spread by tiny Aedes mosquitos. There is some emerging information about possible spread through blood and semen.
Does everyone who is bitten by an infected mosquito get sick? No, only 1 in 5 people infected with the Zika virus get sick. The people that do get sick usually have rash, conjunctivitis, fever and headache. They get better in about a week.
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