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Is The Thrill of (Possible) Victory Worth The Agony of Defeat?
Watching the Halfpipe Skiing last night, I gasped in horror as I saw two bad accidents. French skier Kevin Rolland and American Torin Yater-Wallace took ugly spills that were really hard to watch. Can you imagine how their loved ones felt seeing the falls? It looks like both guys will be okay but…
When Ocean County Kids Leave Home: Advice for Empty Nesters
It seems that each year, more of my friends are becoming "Empty Nesters."  Kids are going off to college, or have moved away to start a new job.
While parents are happy to see their kids' spread their wings and fly, it can be a challenging adjustment to make after spending…
Commencement: New Beginnings
I was really inspired over the weekend, attending ceremonies to mark my nephew's graduation from Villanova University.  Don't laugh but I actually took notes, wanting to remember some of the great soundbites from the different speeches!
A theme that ran through many of them was &qu…
Ocean County Kids Have Fun; Parents Get A Break
I wrote a few weeks ago about the rise of summer camps for adults.  But now I'm going back to basics, wondering if you'll be sending your kids to a sleep-away camp.  It seems like it could be a win-win.  Children keep their minds and bodies active, and parents get a break fr…
Storytime For Toddlers Reading Program
We ask that parents/caregivers arrive a few minutes early to sit with your toddler and focus your child's attention. By actively participating in the activities, you can encourage your child to participate also. It's helpful to all if you momentarily remove your toddler if your child becom…
Top Babies Names of 2016 [LIST]
 
The Baby Center has released the top babies names of 2016 list. Many of these names will be used by parents here at the Jersey Shore. If you're expecting and thinking of names maybe this list can help!
Top Girls Names:

Sophia
Emma
Olivia
Ava
Mia
Isabella
Riley
Arya
Zoe
Charlotte

Top Boys Names

Jackson
Aiden
Lucas

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