April 20, 2014

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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Massanutten: 8 Winter Must-Do’s as a Family

snow tubing

A couple of weeks ago, we took the kids to spend the weekend at Massanutten. It’s a four season resort, so you can ski in the winter and golf in the summer. Our plan was to spend a couple of hours snow tubing, then enjoy the on-site waterpark, but I quickly realized there is so much to do at Massanutten […]

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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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Michigan with Kids: 10 Winter Must-Do’s in the Upper Peninsula

Go Dog Sledding.

Up until last week, I had never been to Michigan. To be honest, I was quite hesitant when I was invited in late-January for a visit by Travel Michigan to experience winter activities, like snowshoeing, dog sledding and snowmobiling. I was constantly checking the temps on my iPhone. It was cold, like really cold. Fortunately, I talked myself off the […]

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