September 24, 2017

Best Places to Travel with Kids in December

The holidays are here, but there’s still plenty of time to travel as a family, as well as plenty of fun places to explore whether you like to ski, hike, cruise or simply see the sights and holiday lights. Here are 10 of the best places to visit in December with kids. Have fun. 🙂 New York City We’ve been […]

Best Family-Friendly Hotels in New York City

We love New York City. It’s less than five hours from where we live outside Washington, DC and it’s such a fun place to visit with kids, as well as teens. We loved taking the ferry to see the Statue of Liberty and enjoying the night views from the top of the Empire State Building. Even just exploring the city […]

10 Things to Do in New York City with Teens

Things to Do in New York City with Teens Recently, my teenage daughter and I took a weekend trip to New York City to see a show. I loved the flexibility that traveling as a twosome provided (as opposed to traveling with the whole family). This experience allowed me to consider various activities that teenagers can enjoy in the city. Take […]

20 Things You Must Do with Kids in New York City

Sure, the American Museum of Natural History and Children’s Museum of Manhattan are fabulous, but many people already live near a natural history museum and a children’s museum. So, what do you do with kids in New York that is more, well, New York? Take a look at 20 must-do’s for families that will leave you with only the best […]

5 More Ways to Do New York City on a Dime with Kids

A few weeks ago, I posted 5 Ways to Do New York City on a Dime with Kids with great tips like going to museums at reduced rate times and eating at markets. Well, this post was so popular that I asked contributor, Sarah Bohl, for, you guessed it, five more ways to do New York City on the cheap. […]

Survey: Top 10 Perfect Parks in America

It’s been a bit hot this summer here in Washington, DC, I guess to make up for all the snow we didn’t get this year. We’ve had quite a few days at or above 90 degrees, which makes it hard to enjoy being outside. But when we do get cooler days, there’s nothing better than taking the kids to the […]

New York City: One Fun-Filled Family Weekend

I just got back from New York last night where I was attending a family travel bloggers conference. I had such a great time meeting fellow bloggers, like Mara at Mother of All Trips and Traci at Go Big or Go Home. So many smart bloggers with so many smart ideas. I feel like my head is spinning as I’m […]

Grab Your Lab Coats: 7 Fun Family Science Festivals

My kids love science. My eight-year-old is taking an after-school class called “Science & Magic,” focused on everyday science experiments, and this week they’re doing the Diet Coke and Mentos experiment, which I know the group will love. So naturally, I’m on the hunt for more activities to further their interest in science, and was excited to see the many […]

6 Spots to Get Down with The Muppets (Family Movie Night Inspiration)

I can’t believe it either, but I have not yet seen The Muppets, though I’ve seen Jason Segel sing “Man or Muppet” about 15 times on my cable system’s on-demand channel in between programs. So finally tonight we’re having family movie night and The Muppets has been chosen (shockingly I didn’t even realize we had a copy of the DVD). […]

President’s Day: 6 Sites to Feel More Presidential

A few days ago, The Huffington Post put up this great post, President’s Day: 50 States, 50 Presidential Sites, with a state-by-state list of top picks to help you be a little more presidential in your celebrations in your home state (should you choose not to enjoy the holiday with a day out on the slopes).  Here are a few […]