“Folly Beach, South Carolina is Calling!” read the email subject line. “Folly WHAT?” I muttered, imagining a bunch of 1907 Ziegfeld Follies dancers doing vaudeville by the ocean. I clicked open the message to reveal an invitation. Would I like to be in a tourism video featuring that island, conveniently located next to Charleston, SC?… [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.
Are you seeking more alpaca action in your life? Do you crave the sight of fluffy fur clouds? Come join me on a joyous tour of an alpaca and llama farm in Williamstown, MA to satiate these cravings! The spot where these cuddly creatures roam is called Sweet Brook Farm, and it is SO worth a… [Read More]
What’s the highest point in Massachusetts? Why, ’tis the green-skirted, 3,489-foot-tall mountain known as Mount Greylock, my friends! She is well worth visiting on your next New England adventure. Now, given the success of my earlier article about the easiest way to visit El Yunque Rainforest in Puerto Rico (hint: drive up it), I present… [Read More]
Reflecting on the best meal our family ate during travel around the Berkshire Mountains of Williamstown, Massachusetts this summer, I’m smiling just remembering The Store at Five Corners. This historic restaurant, cafe, and market spells mealtime success both for snooty foodies like me, and families with young, messy, and rambunctious children like ours. Let’s see why…… [Read More]
What luck to find the perfect redwoods hike near Santa Cruz, CA for the whole family… especially after the madness that occurred in our first two days of travel with kids in California! Let me summarize the chaos of the two days before this hike… The reason for our California trip was to attend a… [Read More]
Rule #1 of travel with two kids under 4: Get the munchkins out of the rental house, or they will destroy the rental house. Thus it was that during our recent trip to Williamstown — that bucolic green-hilled town in Western Massachusetts — we quested for an activity. “What about that modern art museum in… [Read More]