A Note from Your Publisher

A Note from Your Publisher

This summer has been HOT! Now don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining (and I'll take summer over winter any day!) but I felt like I was running out of unique ways to keep the kids cool. And then it ...

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5 Local Creeks for Kids to Splash In!

5 Local Creeks for Kids to Splash In!

Looking for a new way to cool off with the kids on a hot summer day? Take them to a creek! Here are five of our favorites, all just a few minutes from Allentown.Trexler Nature Preserve, SchnecksvilleFollow the directions to ...

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Top 10 Free Summer Activities in and around Allentown

Top 10 Free Summer Activities in and around Allentown

Family-friendly summer fun doesn't need to be expensive! Check out our list of 10 FREE summertime family activities in Allentown and the surrounding communities. 1. Cool off in the free motion activated water spray parks at Bucky Boyle Park and ...

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2016 Lehigh Valley Fairs & Festivals

2016 Lehigh Valley Fairs & Festivals

Looking for a family-friendly fair or festival in the Lehigh Valley? Check out this comprehensive list! JULY Dewey Fire Company Carnival (Hellertown) July 12-16 Fleetwood Community Carnival July 18-23 Blueberry Festival July 16-17 at Burnside Plantation Plainfield Farmer's Fair July ...

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Nine Ways to Stay Cool and Hydrated

Nine Ways to Stay Cool and Hydrated

We all know the importance of drinking water daily, especially in the summer heat, but getting your kids to drink water can sometimes be a chore. Here are a few ways I have found help my kids to choose water. ...

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Kids Are Dirty, Whirlpool® Cabrio Can Help

Kids Are Dirty, Whirlpool® Cabrio Can Help

Parenthood is a rocky terrain, going up and down one mountain after the other. The one continuous mountain that many parents hate the most is laundry. Our family is like your family, our kids get dirty, the dog makes a ...

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Don’t you wish you had a Wet Ones®?

Don’t you wish you had a Wet Ones®?

I received complimentary Wet Ones and compensation in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own. As the mom of two boys, I'm always struggling to keep my kids clean. Food-covered fingers, sticky lollipop hands, greasy fingers after touching ...

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Early Education Guide and 40+ Questions to Ask a Prospective School

Early Education Guide and 40+ Questions to Ask a Prospective School

Finding the right school setting for your child can be a challenge. That's why Macaroni Kid Allentown has launched an Early Education Guide, spotlighting some of the best Preschools and Daycares in the Kutztown to Allentown area! Know a school ...

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2016 Birthday Party Guide

2016 Birthday Party Guide

Planning a birthday party for the kids? Check out our 2016 Birthday Party Guide for local recommendations on Locations, Entertainment, Food and more!Click here to view the Birthday Party Guide!Want to add your listing to our guide? Submit your information ...

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5 Local Hiking Trails for the Whole Family

5 Local Hiking Trails for the Whole Family

Want to go hiking with your kids in the Lehigh Valley? We have more than a few family-friendly hiking trails in the area, including quite a few hiking trails in the Kutztown to Allentown area that are perfect for kids ...

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Top 10 Local Playgrounds

Top 10 Local Playgrounds

The Lehigh Valley is home to many fabulous parks and playgrounds. Here are our top 10 picks, in no particular order, for the area in and around Allentown. Be sure to stay in the loop with the kid-friendly events and ...

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2016 Summer Camp Guide and 5 Tips for Choosing a Camp!

2016 Summer Camp Guide and 5 Tips for Choosing a Camp!

Our 2016 Summer Camp Guide will give you lots of great Lehigh Valley camp options (and continue to check back, because more camps will be added each week!) But how do you choose a camp for your child? Sometimes we ...

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Kids Eat FREE Directory

Kids Eat FREE Directory

SUNDAY Allentown Brew Works: Kids eat free on Sunday nights when you join the rewards program. Dickeys Barbecue Pit: 1042 Millcreek Rd, Allentown & 3221 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem - Sunday Night. One free kids meal per adult meal. Dine in ...

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Macaroni Kid Allentown Photography Guide

Macaroni Kid Allentown Photography Guide

Every year, I pick out coordinating clothes for myself, my husband and the kids and head to a scenic spot for family photos. It's become a tradition, and it's fun to see how the kids grow (and our style changes) ...

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