March 1, 2010 - 10:10am
My mantra for travel is to pack light. This is way easier said than done now that I'm traveling with Jack and all of this baby accoutrement. Here are some of my must-have travel items (almost all from local stores) that will keep your suitcase light and your children happy.
My mantra for travel is to pack light. I learned this lesson several years ago the hard way. As novice travelers, my husband and I packed two ridiculously large suitcases and had to carry them up an eight-flight staircase in Amsterdam that was about as narrow as my attention span. Those Dutch...
February 26, 2010 - 8:13am
Target stores across the nation will delight children, red fish, Loraxes and wockets alike with a free Dr. Seuss event this Saturday.
Just the thought of Target gets my heart all a'flutter. Those orange shopping carts, gleaming white aisles and row after row of bath towels are enough to make me gaga. I go into the store for a roll of toilet paper and come out with $80 worth of stuff that I didn't know I had to buy...including...
February 22, 2010 - 4:24pm
Some tricks of the trade that will help your family fly the not-always-so-friendly skies.
I am in the throes of preparing for a trip to South America with my almost one-year-old son Jack. I've made lists of what I need to pack, investigated what medications we need to ward off typoid (more on this later!) and booked the dog f
February 1, 2010 - 7:18pm
Perhaps its a taboo to bring kids to a bar, but a micro-brewery? No problem! Bluegrass Brewing Company satisfies an adult hankering for good, local beer, and maintains a kid-friendly atmosphere! Also, be sure to make your reservations for their Superbowl party this Sunday!
Last week, my husband and I were really in the mood to go out to dinner. We hadn't been out in weeks and were getting really sick of staying home staring at one another over bland chicken each night. Unfortunately, Jack hadn't napped and was in a terrible mood. My husband and I looked...
January 28, 2010 - 11:15am
Are you going a little stir crazy sitting inside the house with the kids during this recent cold snap? Here are some great ideas courtesy of The Parent-Teacher Store that will entertain kids and save mom and dad's sanity!
I have a confession. While this column is supposed to be about places to go with kids, I haven't gone many places lately with my own child. For starters, Jack has been sick for about three weeks now with a cold followed by an ear infection. Also, it's cold and snowy outside. Believe me, I...