Top 5 activities in Washington D.C. for kids

Top 5 Favorite Activities in Washington D.C. for Little Kids

Do you remember how old you were the first time you visited Washington D.C? I’m not sure of my exact age the first time my family road tripped to D.C. but I do recall my parents taking my sisters and I when we were little girls. I have fond memories of racing up the steps…


Rediscovering Chicago

“We’re going on a weekend adventure,” I told my children. “We’re going to be tourists in our own hometown.” My announcement was met with lukewarm enthusiasm although, to be accurate, my 6-year-old and 8-year-old hadn’t actually lived in the city since one was a toddler and the other a baby. So, we left the suburbs…


Top 6 Reasons for a Family Visit to the Harley­-Davidson Museum

I recently visited the famous Harley‐Davidson Museum—a top destination for bikers and people interested in American history of the iconic Harley‐Davidson brand. As someone who has never owned a motorcycle or grown up around motorcycles, I didn’t know what to expect. By the time I left the museum, I’d fallen in love with the Harley‐Davidson…


Visit The Best Smithsonian Museum You’ve Probably Never Heard Of!

If you’ve been to Washington, D.C. the odds are good that you’ve spent time on The National Mall and the odds are also good that you’ve visited the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. And I bet that if you have been to the Air & Space Museum you can conjure up very specific and clear…


Greek-ing OUT at the National Hellenic Museum

Zeus. Athena. Poseidon. Artemis. She can name them all. And who they married. And the weird ways in which they were born/formed. And which one she identifies with most. And why we should all be reading and studying mythology instead of wasting time on multiplication facts. Our eight-year-old daughter has kinda gone off the deep…


Top 5 #nottobemissed Favorites For Visiting Pittsburgh This Summer

Last summer I visited Pittsburgh with my family and we had a blast!  Here’s my list of  Top 5 #nottobemissed favorites that I recommend for anyone visiting this summer! 1. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water Just about an hour outside of the city, it is such a beautiful area to drive through. The house itself…


10 Reasons the Boston Children’s Museum is #Nottobemissed

During our recent family visit to Boston while staying at the Taj Boston Hotel, it was cold and snowy outside so we figured it was a perfect time to visit the Boston Children’s Museum with our 2-year-old daughter, Miss M! This museum was fun for our whole family. Every exhibit is interactive and fun for…


A family visit to The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

One of the wonderful things about traveling with kids is the opportunity to nurture their little minds and connect them to something bigger than themselves. History. Culture. Perspective. New tastes and smells. It’s incredible to see how kids embrace the world when given the chance. As a mom, I’m always seeking ways to incorporate these…

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