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Meet the Philadelphia Family Business Members

Whether you’re new to the Philly Family Community or you have been with us since we started in 2013, we welcome you to get to know our Business Members! Philadelphia Family was created to connect families raising their kids in the city with resources, events, and each other and it all started with our vibrant Facebook Group that continues to grow with new and expectant parents, empty nesters, and families who are new to the area. Whether you are a new visitor, a fan of our weekly newslettermagazine subscriber or a Supporting Member, we encourage you to learn more about these local organizations, to shop local, and get involved in our community by attending an event!

 

Many of these business members have generously offered a perk or discount for our Supporting Members. We hope you take advantage of these incentives to visit them (outline below – make sure you scroll all the way down)!

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ABBE FOREMAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Abbe Foreman is a Pennsylvania wedding and portrait photographer based in the suburbs of Philadelphia whose style is is authentic, vibrant, light, airy.

RIVERBEND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

Whether it is to participate in an field trip or just to wander on our trails, a visit to Riverbend offers families a quiet place to relax, unwind and observe the wonders of nature.

 

For our Supporting Members:
15 percent off birthday party packages

WORLD CAFE LIVE

Live Music // Food & Drink // Private Events

PEGGY WASHBURN FINE ART

Peggy Washburn is an interdisciplinary photo-based artist who specializes in fine art portraits and multi-media wall installations. Her work has been exhibited widely, as well as included in many privet and public museum collections. She currently lives in Philadelphia, where she balances her time between the world of art and portrait commissions.

IVORY TREE PORTRAITS

 

Your family is unique. Your family has personality. We curate your legacy, one session at a time. We have a fresh and modern vibe that is timeless and lifestyle-infused. We capture your tiny person’s big personality. We’re kinda unique, just like you.We don’t do packages, we do custom – statement art, albums and digital images. Session Fee: $100 +product
FULL SERVICE – NATURAL LIGHT – AWARD-WINNING

ALBRECHT EVENTS

 

Albrecht Events is an event design agency dedicated to communicating your company’s mission through smart, collaboratively imagined, dynamic events. Based in the vibrant city of Philadelphia, we are a woman-owned and operated, environmentally conscious company that gives back to our local community.
From inception to execution, conveying your company’s desired message and brand identity is at the heart of our event design strategy. We work with you every step of the way, tailoring each element-down to the smallest detail-to coincide with your vision and goals. This hands-on process, featuring above and beyond customer service, guarantees personalized events that defy industry standards while maintaining your budget and producing unforgettable experiences to wow your guests.

 

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THE HOME HERO

 

The Home Hero is Philadelphia’s ONLY Super-Powered Handyman Service.
We specialize in performing jobs too small for “MERE MORTAL CONTRACTORS”. We offer quality craftsmanship, polite and friendly technicians, and a heroic commitment to customer service.

D’AVICO’S AUTO REPAIR

Delivering professional service on the Main Line and surrounding areas since 1975, D’Avico’s Auto Repair is a second and third generation family owned and operated auto repair. D’Avico’s understands that your vehicle is a major investment—and that’s why we treat your vehicle as if it were our own. With over 90 years of combined service experience, we handle all makes and models of foreign and domestic cars, as well as light trucks.

SAFER BABIES 

Safer Babies is a certified, insured, award-winning “Best of Philly” baby-proofing service operating since 1999 in Philadelphia and the Main Line.

SUBURBAN SOLUTIONS

Solutions Moving can handle any type of move. We specialize in local moving, packing, junk removal and we are the best long distance movers in the area. We charge by the hour for local moves and a flat rate for long distance moves. We service Philadelphia, Chester County, Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County as well as South Jersey and Northern Delaware. Apartment Moves Single Family Home Moves Pack and Moves Local Moves Long Distance Moves Cross Country Moves And much more! No moving job is too big or too small. Call today for a free quote from the best movers in your area. Our clients choose and recommend us for: All moving services in Berwyn, PA Moving services Springfield PA Commercial and Residential moving Wayne PA Media, PA moving and packing services

AR WORKSHOP FISHTOWN

A boutique DIY studio that offers hands-on classes for creating custom and charming home decor from raw materials.

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ALLY CHARTER BUS PHILADELPHIA

Ally Charter Bus Philadelphia has offered group transportation services across Pennsylvania since 2017. Simply call, choose your destination, and experience the effortless, seamless experience of our charter bus rental process. If in need of a charter bus in Philadelphia, count on Ally Charter Bus to get you wherever you need to go, at any time. Our reservation agents are available 24/7 to give you a free quote.

PHILADELPHIA CHARTER BUS COMPANY

With a bus from Philadelphia Charter Bus Company, you won’t have to stress about the logistics of your group trip across Philly and the rest of Pennsylvania. Whether you’re traveling to New York for a corporate outing, up to Maine for a destination wedding, or down to DC for a tour of the nation’s foundational venues, count on Philadelphia Charter Bus Company to get you the perfect bus for you and your group.

KRAPF TRANSPORTATION

Krapf Transportation consists of Krapf Coaches, Krapf Transit and Rover Community Transportation – we provide 1st-Class transportation services in Chester County and beyond.

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BENLATH LAW GROUP

BenLath Law Group offers individualized service with a focus on client satisfaction at a local and national scale.

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FRIENDS’ CENTRAL SCHOOL

Friends’ Central School is a Quaker, independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students in Nursery through grade 12, located on 41 acres across two campuses in Wynnewood.

WOODLYNDE SCHOOL

Woodlynde School is one of the oldest and most successful Philadelphia-area college prep schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grades with language- or math-based learning differences, ADD/ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, or Executive Function Disorder, located in Wayne/Strafford.

The Haverford School

THE HAVERFORD SCHOOL

The Haverford School, a nonsectarian college preparatory day school for boys grades pre-k through 12, provides a superior liberal arts education for qualified boys of differing backgrounds. We are committed to developing the full intellectual, artistic, athletic, and moral potential in each boy, and we aim to graduate young men with strong character who possess a passion for learning and the necessary problem-solving skills to make a difference in the world. The Haverford School prepares boys for life.

ABINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL

Abington Friends School is a pre-K through 12th grade co-educational independent Quaker School on a 50-acre campus located in Jenkintown.

THE PHILADELPHIA DANCE ACADEMY

Our goal is to provide exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. We view each student as an individual and aim to ensure he or she reaches maximum potential. Students are placed in appropriate training programs and taught by a professional, experienced faculty. Locations in Old City, Wynnewood, and Rittenhouse Square.

QUADRAT ACADEMY

Quadrat Academy is a Montessori Progressive school for ages 11-18.  We are committed to develop future entrepreneurs, critical thinkers, and innovators that are ready for a life-long journey of exponential growth. 

LES PETITS CHERUBS

A 52-week per year comprehensive  child care curriculum designed to establish firm foundations in the areas of emotional, cognitive, and physical development in Audubon, Radnor, Roxborough-Catherdral, and Roxborough Ridge for children as young as six weeks old and up to thirteen years of age.

MALVERN PREP

Malvern Prep is an independent, Augustinian, Catholic, college preparatory school for boys in grades 6-12.

THE PENNSYLVANIA CHARTER SCHOOL

PA Cyber provides its services and educational programs using current technology necessary for students to receive a high school diploma and the opportunity to grow beyond the normal curriculum and confines of a traditional school setting.

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THE HANDWORK STUDIO

The Handwork Studio is a kids’ needle arts and fashion studio. 

TALL PINES DAY CAMP

We at Tall Pines hope we can capture that magic of the season and create for our campers the opportunity to build memories that last a lifetime.

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COLLEGE THOUGHTS

CollegeThoughts is the partner that some families need to increase access to top caliber colleges for their high-achieving students. We use a proprietary methodology to assist the target demographic, combining lessons in test preparation, application coaching, and mental toughness. We help students with test preparation, college essay writing coaching, college visit planning, and provide college boot camps over the summer.
Liberty Lake Day Camp

LIBERTY LAKE DAY CAMP

Liberty Lake Day Camp is a truly transformative experience, teaching life skills to inspire young people to change the world. Campers expand their talents, forge friendships, and enjoy the greatest summer experience imaginable! On 60 magnificent shady acres, campers customize their days through the “Freedom of Choice” elective program, with over 60 Athletics, Fine/Performing Arts, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, and Adventure activities. Committed to high-quality supervision, small groups are led by teachers and college students. Liberty Lake is “all-inclusive” and offers transportation, catered lunches, and a flexible 2-10 week season.
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SONGS FOR SEEDS

Songs for seeds is a rockin’ music program for children newborn to 6.

STEVE AND KATE’S CAMP

With 42 sites across the country and 39 years of experience, Steve & Kate’s Camp is coming to Bryn Mawr this summer! At Steve & Kate’s, we trust kids with the freedom to make their own choices. Driven by their natural curiosity, children will experiment with their own decision-making and develop the confidence to try, fail, and learn on their own. We offer activities to inspire every child-designed by learning scientists and tested by kids, our studios offer a chance for campers can dig deep into their passions. Whether they are the next big film director, an up-and-coming fashion designer, or bound to be the best baker around, we’ve got something for everyone. Open this Summer June 17-August 16 at The Agnes Irwin School Grades rising 1st through 7th, with leadership opportunities for 8th & 9th graders.

SPARK THE WAVE

Spark the Wave (STW) knows young people want to change the world, and we’re here to help them do it. Through a series of educational programs, hands-on volunteer opportunities, and engaging leadership activities, STW empowers, trains, and mentors the next generation of community leaders. Founded in 2004 as a former program of the American Red Cross, STW has deep roots serving teenagers in the Philadelphia area and beyond. STW has trained more than 15,000 young people who have gone on to volunteer thousands of hours of service to their communities. Wave Week, STW’s premier Service Leadership Institute, takes place each summer on the campus of Villanova University for students in grades 6 – 11. Through our immersive 5 day program, participants leave feeling motivated and prepared to create change.

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PLEASE TOUCH MUSEUM

Please Touch Museum’s mission is to “Change a child’s life as they discover the power of learning through play.” Our Museum is where lifelong learning begins, curiosity is encouraged and every child is always welcome. Underpinning this mission is a promise, “To be a leader in 21st century children’s museums as a key resource of learning through play, and expand our reach and impact in the Philadelphia region and beyond.” To fulfill this promise, Please Touch Museum will continue to be inclusive, open and accessible to all communities. Our interactive exhibits, programs and special events are designed to focus on creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking as core elements. With this, children discover, learn and play and as a result develop the intellectual, social and emotional skills they need to succeed in school and life.

 

For our Supporting Members:
10 percent off annual membership

 

LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER PHILADELPHIA

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground conveniently located off the PA Turnpike in Plymouth Meeting.

 

For our Supporting Members:
30 percent off tickets

 

SMITH MEMORIAL PLAYGROUND

The mission of Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse is to provide and promote opportunities for unstructured free play for children.

 

For our Supporting Members:
5 percent off birthday parties

 

INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM

The premier, year-round, family-friendly destination on the Penn’s Landing waterfront. Discover the history of the US Navy as you climb aboard life-sized model Schooner Diligence and National Historic Landmark ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna.

 

For our Supporting Members:
$2 off general admission tickets for up to four people

THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

Discover something new at The Franklin Institute, where kids and parents can explore the fun side of science through twelve cutting-edge, hands-on exhibitions.
Every day The Franklin Institute provides resources that help people to connect with science and technology in creative ways that resonate with learners of all ages and backgrounds.

 

For our Supporting Members:
$3 off general admission adult tickets for up to four people

THE PHILADELPHIA ZOO

Situated on 42 acres of beautiful gardens, the Philadelphia Zoo, America’s first zoo, is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered.

 

For our Supporting Members:
15 percent off membership

 

 

ELMWOOD PARK ZOO

The Elmwood Park Zoo is open everyday, 10AM – 4PM (gates close at 3:30PM), November through February; 10AM – 5PM (gates close at 4:30PM) March through October. The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

 

For our Supporting Members:
20 percent off annual membership

NEST

NEST is a child enrichment and activity center, an all-in-one play space for happy, healthy and hip families living in Philadelphia. 

NJ AUDUBON’S NATURE CENTER OF CAPE MAY

The award-winnng Nature Center of Cape May offers marine science, natural history and environmental programs.

CRAYOLA EXPERIENCE

Did you know Crayola Experience is the most colorful family destination for interactive, creative play? With over 28 hands on attractions, like naming your own Crayola, being the star of your own coloring page and so much more.

CHARMING STAR PLAYROOM

Charming Star Playroom is a safe, clean place for parents and caregivers to bring toddlers to play. For ages 6 and under to explore and play the most charming place in town!

CRAFT HALL

 

Craft Hall is a new experiential dining, drinking, and entertainment space located on Delaware Avenue in the Northern Liberties. Designed as an “Ode to Philly” with decor inspired by the city, Craft Hall is housed in a 35,000 sq ft warehouse with over 500 indoor and outdoor seats. The space offers food and activities that the whole family can enjoy, including an indoor playground, games, and an outdoor “Farm Yard” with chickens and rabbits.

ALEX & THE KALEIDOSCOPE 

Emmy® award-winning children’s entertainer Alex Mitnick is your trusted friend & guide on a journey that leads to the treasures of the world! Alex and his group of fun-loving musicians, Alex & The Kaleidoscope, has been captivating kids & adults alike with his fresh approach to music for young audiences for over a decade. Audiences clap along, sing, dance and improvise with the band, actively participating in the concerts creating a profound sense of community and connection. Songs like “Insect Tourists”, “Crocodile” and “Dino Dig” are a blast to sing and dance and also teach us fun facts about the world around us. Songs like “Gratitude”, “Shine” and “D I V E R S I T Y” are sure to bring students together in joyous moments of musical magic! Alex’s sensitivity, humor, and ability to connect with adults and children alike make these shows a wonderful experience for the entire school community. An uplifting, feel-good concert that will leave audiences more connected to themselves, each other and the world around them!

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SNICKERDOOS

SNICKERDOOS

With our love for play and imagination, we have created the softest, most wearable children’s costume. An everyday costume! Costumes free of synthetic materials, scratchiness and glitter! At Snickerdoos we encourage children to dream big, get creative and find the superhero in themselves!

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THERAPY CENTRAL

Therapy Central LLC is a center for comprehensive pediatric therapy services, providing a complete range of speech therapy, occupational therapy, and social skills training for children up to age 12. 

CENTER CITY ORTHODONTICS

We are a Specialist Orthodontic practice that provides customized, comprehensive orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages, located on South Street in downtown Philadelphia.

AFTER THE STORK

After the Stork is the Greater Philadelphia region’s answer to exceptional newborn care for a calm, restful transition to parenthood.

Gladwyne Animal Hospital

GLADWYNE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Our mission at GAH is to nurture the bond that every owner has with their pet. To this end, the doctors and staff of Gladwyne Animal Hospital are fully committed to providing your pet compassionate and comprehensive care throughout all the stages of his or her life. Our love of animals and a strong interest in the practice of medicine compel us to go above and beyond for you and your beloved pet. We are here to help you be the best caregiver you can be. Gladwyne Animal Hospital is located in the heart of the Main Line, in the Village of Gladwyne on Youngs Ford Road directly across from the Acme, and less than one block from The Old Guard House.

TINY TRANSITIONS

From birth through pre-teen years, I provide customized solutions for every family, based on a child’s needs and parenting style. As a Certified Lactation Counselor and recognized as one of the Top 200 Sleep Consultants in the US, if you are a parent searching for help, you have found your answer.

PLAYFULLY ME

Playfully Me is a child therapy practice that focuses on helping families with small children create happier, more connected homes. Playfully Me helps families and their children thrive from a place of happiness and inner strength.

VILLAGE WELLNESS

Village Wellness is committed to enhancing wellness in our community. Our holistic approach means that we address healing at all levels of self – mind, body, and spirit. We approach each of our patients, clients, and students with the utmost respect and non-judgmental care. Whether you come in with pain, anxiety, or trying to figure out your life purpose, we are here in service.  We believe that feeling better is just the beginning of the journey. Our utmost goal is to help you truly thrive.

PM PEDIATRICS URGENT CARE

 

Established in 2005, PM Pediatrics is the nation’s largest provider of specialized pediatric urgent care, with 45 locations nationwide and over 2,000,000 visits to date. Each location is staffed by pediatric emergency specialists trained in treating newborn through college-age patients for a broad array of illnesses and injuries including asthma, fever, infections, dehydration, fractures, wounds requiring stitches, and more. The company’s mission is to provide outstanding clinical care with a focus on minimizing pain and unnecessary tests in a unique office environment tailored for pediatric patients. PM Pediatrics accepts most types of insurance and features short wait times and convenient hours, 365 days a year.

SUBBIO PLASTIC SURGERY AND MEDICAL SPA

 

From minimally invasive office procedures and injectables, to facelifts, breast augmentation and tummy tucks, every aspect of plastic surgery is proudly offered in the most meticulous and excellent form. The office is a relaxing haven where you’ll be made to feel welcomed, comfortable, and free to learn about all of our offerings in a pressure-free, relaxed atmosphere. We’re confident that you’ll leave with all of your questions answered, feeling confident and secure that you’ve made the right choice in Dr. Subbio.

CONFIDENT PARENTING

 

Confident Parenting is a network of resources providing education and support for the challenges growing families face including lack of sleep, postpartum mood issues and overwhelm. Whether you are a first time parent or veteran, it takes a village and you can build yours here.

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