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Avoiding the E-mailcation

Since we’re on the subject of summer travel & vacation time, I thought I’d share an interesting lesson we learned on our last family trip. It was our first day at the resort. We had settled in to a cozy spot on the beach, under an umbrella. I looked out at...

Travel blogging = Memories!

Greg & I are constantly researching for my blog and we found some great insights on family vacations from our good friend, Laura.  Laura (& her incredibly smart and talented family) have gone on some amazing vacations.  Everything from Hawaii and Costa Rica to...

Childhood Chores

In our house, we approach chores much the same way we teach skills on our shows: we start small and then gradually give our kids more responsibility. Our girls started “helping” us around the house at age two because, like all preschoolers, they loved to help. They...

Monster Tips

While strolling along Sesame Street last week, I bumped into Murray Monster (side note: puppeteer is my friend, Joey Mazzarino, who also played Roary on Blues Room).  While Murray was lively and nothing shy of entertaining, what I loved about our day was that he...

Better than the Ritz..

As a little girl I always wanted to go camping with my girl scout troop.  But every year, my allergist wouldn’t let me go due to my asthma and allergies.  So, when my 7 year old had a camping trip planned, I was excited to go..but then I realized what I was in...

My Own Person

Sometimes, as a parent, it takes a beautiful, insightful poem to get the point across. The following was passed onto us yesterday, (unedited) from our 7 year old’s teacher..   I Want to Be My OWN Person by: Ella People are always telling me “You have to do...