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Boston’s Freedom Trail With Kids: Why Do It and Which Tour To Choose

This past summer, my oldest son had some time with nothing to do, and so I created “Mom Camp.” One of my favorite activities we did during Mom Camp was going into Boston to discover The Freedom Trail. Since my son was at the right age (10 years old) to start learning about the American Revolution, and I was quite sure he would enjoy hearing from a person…

New Hampshire’s Canobie Lake Park: A Must-Do For Families

When I was growing up in Western Pennsylvania, I lived for our two local amusement parks: Kennywood Park and Idlewild Park (the third oldest amusement park in the United States.)  My parents usually took me to each park once a summer, and it was the best day of the year as far as I was concerned. Their wooden roller coasters and preserved historical decor, coupled with modern-day (in this…

The 8 Best Things To Do In Provence With Kids

  Aaaahhhh Provence.  Few places come to mind that, when I think of them, fill my heart with so much amour.  But Provence with kids? Bien sur! There are plenty of things to do in Provence with kids! Surely, you have seen images of Provence and its rolling hills of serene lavender as far as the eye can see.  The gorgeous hilltop towns that make you want to break out…

Hotel Review: La Nesquière, Family-Friendly Bed and Breakfast, Provence

One of the biggest challenges I find traveling with kids is finding a family-friendly bed and breakfast for accommodations for a family of five. This has been particularly more challenging in Europe. Typically, accommodations max out at three to four persons. Our criteria for looking for family-friendly accommodations in Provence include an authentic experience.  Location is also important, as we want to access lavender fields and kid-friendly…

5 Reasons Kids Should Watch The Women’s World Cup 2019

Want to know why your kids SHOULD watch the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019?  Ok, first, full disclosure, I am a soccer mom. A full-fledged soccer mom. I am so soccer mom, I have soccer balls roll out of my trunk when I load my groceries. I have to move my soccer chairs to make room for one of my kids' friends in my car. I once washed…

London With Toddlers

Guest Post on TravelingMom Traveling to London with toddlers? I lived there when my kids were ages 4, 1 and 1. If you want an experienced mom's perspective, check out my guest post on TravelingMom about 8 Great Things to Do in London With Toddlers (and how to get them excited for the trip!) These are my best tips for visiting London with tots…