Creating And Raising a Baby is a Wild Ride! On my seven year anniversary of becoming pregnant with our firstborn child, I find myself thinking deeply about all that we women experience in the world of fertility, pregnancy, and new motherhood. Now, to be… [Read More]
Travel and Life With Kids:
As a mother of two little kids, I know that travel with Little Ones can be hilarious, exhausting, enlightening, and insane! Use these articles for ideas about where to adventure with your children -- both close to home and far away -- and tips on juggling life as a parent.
How Can Next Year Be Even Better? There is a lot I can’t write on this site of mine because it’s not a fit for its 1,500-readers-a-day situation and my career, but I can tell you that 2019 — exactly ten years since I… [Read More]
A Perfect Interstate 90 Food Stop: Twice a year, our family of four piles into the car to drive the 650-mile, 12-hour journey on Interstate 90 between Boston, Massachusetts and Cleveland, Ohio to see family. I shall now reveal the secret that makes this… [Read More]
Easy, Pretty Hikes Near Pittsburgh! Looking for some great hiking in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, within an hour of Pittsburgh? Want options good for the whole family, from kids to adults? Think beyond Ohiopyle to explore the easy and gratifying options at… [Read More]
What Does Improving Lives Involve? As a teacher of both adults and teens for the past 16 years, it turns out that some of the most important and impactful lessons I’ve taught have been about LIFE — not just English. For the first time,… [Read More]
How Can Travel with Kids Be Easier? One of the hardest parts of family travel is trying to fall asleep in one tiny hotel room with your snoring — or loudly singing — children. (Nothing like the 2am “MAMA, WHEELS ON THE BUS GO… [Read More]