Tea Time with Mrs. Claus

Tea Time with Mrs. Claus – December 13 at 11:00am

National Watch & Clock Museum 514 Poplar Street Columbia, PA 17512

Celebrate the holiday season by enjoying a special tea and Christmas story reading with Mrs. Claus. Following this special … Continue reading

All aboard … win 4 tickets to Santa’s Paradise Express

Win 4 tickets to Santa’s Paradise Express at Strasburg Rail Road by telling us this on facebook.com/lancmoms … what did you ask Santa to bring you when you were just a kid? The tickets are for Dec. 14th at 3 … Continue reading

Reading to dogs improves Lancaster County children’s literacy skills

By K. Scott Kreider, LNP Correspondent

Third-grader Abigal Horst didn’t always like to read, especially when she had to read aloud.

But when she started reading to Widget every week at the Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy, that all started … Continue reading

December Mom of the Month: Sonia Christmas

By Maureen Leader, Special Features Writer

If your last name is Christmas, it would make sense that you love to have a lot of children in your life. Luckily for December’s Mom of the Month, Sonia Christmas, this is all … Continue reading

What to make of Thanksgiving leftovers: Recipes that are sure to please

Thanksgiving leftovers mean so much more than turkey sammies. Check out these favorite recipes, submitted by LancMoms facebook friends, that offer nifty ways to use up what’s left in your fridge from the holiday. Thanks to all who participated in … Continue reading

Holiday events … a sampling

You don’t have to go far to find some holiday cheer this season. Here’s a smattering of the bright and merry events that are happening in and around Lancaster.


Trees Galore Nov. 20-Dec. 13; Lancaster Museum of Art – … Continue reading

Cool Pick: Toasting the holidays … one bottle at a time

I admire people with great ideas. I’m impressed by people who have a great idea and give it a go as a viable business. But I’m truly in awe of my peers who have a great idea, the ambition to … Continue reading

Healthy mom. Happy baby.

By Megan Sabol, HARTZ Physical Therapy

Being a new mom brings with it a slew of changes and challenges. We’ve discussed the feat of exercising with a newborn (don’t give up!), but overall wellness is essential for mothers too. When … Continue reading

Craft idea: An ornament for tiny hands

By Erin Pyott

The holidays are upon us, and it’s time to starting thinking about preserving memories of our kids during this most blessed time.

Every year I buy (I know, “buy?!?” Hard to believe, but it’s true.) a picture … Continue reading

Consumer group lists ’10 worst toys’ for kids

BOSTON (AP) — A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on … Continue reading