Recent Posts

*EVENT REMINDER* Target Children's Day – This Saturday in NYC!
So Much Time So Little To Do

*EVENT REMINDER* Target Children's Day – This Saturday in NYC!

Mentioned previously in this space – The free TARGET Children’s Day at New York’s South Street Seaport is happening this Saturday, June 10th! The weather forecast reads 79 and partly sunny – which sets up a beautiful day for you and your kids along the water at the Seaport. The […]

An Evening (or afternoon) of Theater in Philly
OWTK PHILLY LOCAL / So Much Time So Little To Do

An Evening (or afternoon) of Theater in Philly

Two terrific shows are wrapping up in Philadelphia, PA over the next couple weeks. Live theater is a thrill for children of all ages. More on that topic in the coming weeks… The Arden Theater in Old City (2nd and Market St) is concluding their season with the hilarious STINKY […]

Mix CDs – a unique birthday party favor
OWTK Kindie Music News

Mix CDs – a unique birthday party favor

Here is a simple, fun, and long lasting kid’s birthday party favor idea: A CD mix of your child’s favorite songs from the past 12 months. Most dollar-store quality toys, balloons, stickers and regular party favor material is forgotten about shortly after it is received. A mix CD is long […]

Family Hotel Packages @ Hilton
So Much Time So Little To Do

Family Hotel Packages @ Hilton

Summer travel season is rapidly approaching and the Hilton Family of hotels offer a few great packages for your whole family. Available at Hilton Hotels nationwide is the Discovery Kids Package (available for stays June 30 – Sept 4). The promotion includes a great room at a nice internet rate, […]

Take Your Kids to a Farmers Market
So Much Time So Little To Do

Take Your Kids to a Farmers Market

As our society becomes more and more modern we find that the distance between a raw ingredient and a finished product has expanded to the point where we often haven’t a clue where anything, let alone the food we eat, originates. In taking your kids to a local farmers market […]

Great American Backyard Campout
So Much Time So Little To Do

Great American Backyard Campout

In an admirable effort to reconnect our modern children with nature and the outdoors The National Wildlife Federation is sponsoring the 2006 Great American Backyard Campout on Saturday June 24th. The idea is a simple one: gather up your kids, pitch a tent in your backyard or local park and […]

So Much Time So Little To Do / Travel

The Newport Folk Festival Primer for Families

Unlike other big summer music festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo, Newport Folk offers a more manageable atmosphere with decent size but not overpowering crowds. The pace of life at this festival is tailored made for your child’s first concert/festival experience as both days run from 11:30am to only 7pm which […]

Children's Book Reviews

OWTK – Monthly Book Suggestions for May 2006 – Chris Raschka

My wife and I introduce books to our daughter that look interesting and have a great story behind the images. We do not specifically follow the recommended ages and thus we tend to have some longer, more wordy books available for our little girl. She, in turn, has responded by […]

joc