Just two hours west of Boston and three hours north of New York City, the town of Amherst, Massachusetts snuggles amid rolling hills. Are you seeking a getaway destination that’s yummy for kids and adults alike? Read on, because this region brims with delights… and donuts. Destination 1: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book… [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.
Fun weekend getaways within two hours from Boston have become my new passion, since having two kids under 4 years old makes a simple trip out the front door of our house seem like a complex rocket expedition. How thrilled am I, therefore, to finally discover Northampton and its surrounding goodies in Hampshire County, Massachusetts!… [Read More]
Boston’s largest public park is rarely known by visitors, so allow me to let you in on the secret: Franklin Park is a 527-acre green-space with activities galore! It’s got a zoo, a golf course, monthly events, majestic ruins, photo-worthy spots, and fifteen miles of walking paths! Frederick Law Olmsted designed Franklin Park in the 1880s.… [Read More]
“A light umbrella stroller with a reclining seat?!” I exclaimed to my husband, Colin, as I read the UPPAbaby G-LUXE description online. “I want it! This way we could stay out on the town during nap time instead of always having to go back mid-day. No more Nap Jail!” “Isn’t our four year old hand-me-down… [Read More]
Looking for a perfect short trip from Boston that feels a world away? Zip north just one hour, and the seaside haven of Rockport, Massachusetts shall embrace you with its salt air charm and fresh lobster. As a lifelong Bostonian, I’ve happily visited Rockport every summer, and recommend it far and wide. My favorite thing… [Read More]
My husband Colin crochets. Swoon! In the months leading up to the birth of our second child, Colin crocheted for hours on end, day upon day, spinning a wee wardrobe in perfect stitches, and letting the thread’s pull ease our growing nervousness about becoming DOUBLE parents. Our sweet and chunky baby is now four months… [Read More]