Resources

We like to share information with the families in our centers.  Here are some resources we thought might be helpful.

 

Fun local places to take the kids for a family day out:

Swartswood State Park

(973) 383-5230

 

Wild West City

50 Lackawanna Drive

Stanhope

(973) 347-8900

 

Land of Make Believe

354 Great Meadows Road Rt 611

Hope, NJ

(908) 459-9000

 

Space Farms

218 Route 519

Sussex, NJ 07461

 

Mountain Creek

Waterpark 200 Route 94

Vernon, NJ 07462

 

Our favorite apps for kids:

Make It Pop – an early learning app appropriate for even the youngest toddlers

Little Writer – good for fine motor skills, letter, shape, and number identification and formation

Animal Match – match the baby animal with its parent

My First Colors – makes learning colors fun

The Monster at the End of This Book (starring Grover) – a fun interactive story

Mouth Off – silly fun for the whole family

Subway Surfer – entertainment for the school age crowd

 

Some helpful parenting websites:

www.thecradle.com – all questions answered for the newly pregnant and the newly parenting

www.pluggedinparents.com – comprehensive site offering advice from a pediatric nurse practitioner,

reader-approved recipes, and even family pet pros and cons

www.webmd.com – a quick reference guide to health and wellness (not to be replaced by a visit to the doctor)

 

Yummy Restaurant  (where the kids MIGHT sit through the whole meal):

The Chatterbox Drive-in 

State Highway 15

Augusta, NJ 07822

(973) 300-2300

 

Looking for  a doctor?   We like……..

Pediatrician:  Wellness Center Pediatrics 

21 Lafayette Rd Ste F

Sparta

(973) 726-4455

 

ENT:  Ear Nose Throat & Facial Plastic Surgeons and Hearing Center 

51 State Rt 23 Suite 2

Riverdale, NJ 07457

(973)831-1220

 

Help for families facing financial difficulties:

In need of food:

Sussex County Division of Social Services (973) 383-3600

Sparta Presbyterian Church (973) 726-7255

WIC (973) 579-5155

In need of transportation:

Sussex County Transit (973) 579-0480, press 1

In need of shelter:

Samaritan Inn (973) 827-8911