As with previous posts, I've put together a list of books we have read with our children or recommend for reading with children before traveling abroad. These books will hopefully provide some inspiration before heading to England . . .
Many years ago, before I had children, I was an elementary school teacher. With the birth of my first child, my career came to an abrupt halt. When I sent my youngest off to Kindergarten, I realized I missed teaching and went back . . .
Virtually Visiting the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago This week I learned many new things about transitioning websites and making a YouTube video. Here is my first YouTube video . . .
This blog post will be short and sweet as I have just returned from a two week vacation and am incredibly jet lagged. Please forgive any rambling or misspellings, my brain is only functioning at half capacity, but I want to share . . .
Thinking of a trip to Italy? Looking for books to inspire young readers? Check out our list of suggested reading, there's something for everyone! . . .
Every year, people head to the state fair to experience the rides, have fun as a family, and sample the deep fried food. When I recently read an article about the best state fairs in the country, Wisconsin's was on the list. I . . .
In our family, there is meal time, and there is snack time, and it often feels more importance is given to the latter. We have found that nothing satisfies a child (or adult) on the verge of a meltdown more than a . . .
Before we travel to a foreign destination we like to learn about the people will we meet, the history of their country, and the places we might visit. As a family we make time to read quite a few fiction and non-fiction . . .
5 Things We Learned At Epcot If you have never visited Epcot, you don’t know what you’re missing. Think of traveling around the world, but never leaving the confines of the United States. Well, central Florida for that . . .
When we began our search for what to see and do in Tuscany with kids, I was shocked by not only how large of an area (close to 9,000 square miles) Tuscany actually covers, but by how much there is to explore. My first piece of . . .
There is so much to discover in Venice. When I think of Venice in spring time, I picture gondolas cruising the canals, people strolling in the piazzas, and colorful flowers overflowing from every window box. However, this . . .