April 20, 2014

RSVP: Kissimmee #RockYourVacation Twitter Party on Thursday

Parrots at Gatorland

I woke up this morning and it was one degree. That’s cold anywhere, but here in Washington, DC, that’s really cold. We don’t do single digit temps well. So, I’m excited about an upcoming Twitter Party that I’ll be co-hosting on Thursday, March 6 from 1-2 p.m. ET. It’s going to be all about Kissimmee, FL where it’s expected to […]

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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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8 Things You Must Do this Summer

family hiking2

Summer is just around the corner. Despite single digit temperatures here in DC, I swear the last day of school and lazy summer days will be here in a flash, so it’s time to start thinking about how to best spend those 10 to 12 weeks of freedom with your kids. As you begin to plot out some ideas, take […]

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Charleston with Kids: 8 Family-Friendly Must-Do’s

Nathaniel Russell House

Over the weekend, I flew to Charleston, SC for the Charleston Half Marathon. I’d wanted to visit Charleston for many years, but this was my first visit to this beautiful city. I was impressed by how much there is to see and do for both adults and children. We saw a lot over three days, but there was so much […]

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8 Must-Do’s On a Holiday Trip to Philadelphia

Franklin Square

I love Philadelphia. We took the kids on a road trip from DC to Boston two summers ago and spent three or four days in Philly. There’s just so much to see. Here are eight must-do’s right now if you’re thinking about a trip to Philadelphia during the holiday season: 1. Have a Sleepover with the Sphinx: School-age kids will […]

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