Joy Peters

Joy Peters - co-creator and writer for FamilyFunTwinCities.com. Besides Family Fun Twin Cities, I spend my 9 to 5 at a day job pursuing my weird passion for calendars and organizing things as a legal secretary. When I get home I spend my time with my four kids, 10, 6, 4 and 1. My amazing husband is both a full-time musician and full-time stay-at-home dad. Together we run a small radio empire — SiaNet Radio — playing, promoting and enjoying the wide variety of local music and art in the Twin Cities. I juggle all this while writing about exploring the Twin Cities with kids. I couldn’t be happier.

Read Across America Day Fun for Families

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and each year the NEA (National Education Association) celebrates Read Across America Day in his honor.  We like to take this week to celebrate all things Seuss. Most years there are multiple events around town. However, even when you can’t find fun events, you can create your own family …

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Minnesota Night Sky Viewing: Twin Cities Observatories, Planetariums and Other Heavenly Opportunities

Minnesota Night Sky Viewing: Twin Cities Observatories, Planetariums and Other Heavenly Opportunities

In Minnesota, night sky viewing can be a fun family activity that can engage everyone from toddlers to adults – even the tough teen/tween crowd may find a trip to an observatory fun. When kids are younger, a family can just go out in their yard or a nearby park and look up. Unfortunately, the …

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