April 16, 2014

5 Ways Kids Can Capture Travel Memories

summer fun mixbook

Later this month, I’m taking my older girls (ages 9 & 10) to Naples and Sarasota, Florida. It will be a short four-day road trip, but I want them to hold onto the memories of the trip since we’ll be doing fun things like learning about dolphins on board the Dolphin Explorer and hunting for shark teeth at Venice Beach […]

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Family Fun: 50 Museums Worth the Drive

woodmere art museum

When I take my kids to a new city, or even to one we’ve visited before, I always try to work in at least one museum. I love to incorporate learning wherever I can and it’s nice to take a bit of a break from splashing at water parks, building sand castles and going to various zoos while away on […]

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25 Things to Do with Kids in Washington, DC

Glen Echo Park Carousel

We got our last snow yesterday (fingers crossed that it really was the last snowfall), so I’m moving on and am getting excited about spring here in Washington, DC. So, naturally I had to put together a post with 25 super-fun things to do with kids in and around our Nation’s Capital now that the weather is (almost) warm. Here […]

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10 Fun Things to Do as a Family at the Beach

mexico sunrise

I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve been to the beach with my kids. I almost can’t remember what to do at the beach besides listen to my iPod and zone out while enjoying the sunshine. Since we’re heading to the beaches of Florida next month, I thought I’d jot down 10 fun ways to enjoy the beach as […]

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5 Spring Break Ideas When Snow Days Send Kids Back to School

Go for a Family Hike.

I know I don’t need to tell you that we’ve had more than our share of snow and beyond frigid temperatures this winter. Kids have had snow day after snow day and now some school districts are sending kids back to school during some or all of Spring Break to make up for those days. Yikes. If you find that […]

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5 Fun Ways to Learn All About Dinosaurs

great plains dinosaur museum

Seriously, who doesn’t love dinosaurs? Fortunately, there are so many new and exciting classes, programs, and even hotels where families can learn all about dinosaurs, fossils and paleontology. Take a look at five of my favorites below: 1. Dutch Wonderland (Lancaster, PA): Yes, Dutch Wonderland, the popular amusement park for young children. Look for Exploration Island to open up this […]

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