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Baby animals, cider donuts and trail mix

We’ve been going out to Indian Ladder Farm’s Baby Animal Days since we had a baby to bring. Our photos albums are filled with pictures of kids and little farm animals. In one, a small Lucy gingerly holds out one finger, petting a baby chick. Years later, she is holding Elliot as he does the…

Adventures in Eating: Ethiopian Dining with Kids in Washington D.C.
Culinary Arts

Adventures in Eating: Ethiopian Dining with Kids in Washington D.C.

Ethiopian dining may not be for every family but on a recent trip to Washington D.C. with my preschooler and toddler we discovered its delights without going far off the beaten path. Ethiopian Dining Around U Street After spending the morning at the National Zoo carrying a 25 pound toddler this mom was ready for…

Up Close and Personal with the Fish at New England Aquarium
Family Travel | Road Trips

Up Close and Personal with the Fish at New England Aquarium

Once home to the world’s largest aquarium tank, New England Aquarium still has plenty to boast about. There is a shark and ray touch tank, a tidal pool exhibit for touching and handling various sea creatures, an outdoor seal exhibit, and of course, an abundant supply of marine life! The first thing to see on…

Cruising Boston Harbor with Boston’s Best Cruises
Family Travel | Outdoor Education

Cruising Boston Harbor with Boston’s Best Cruises

Out in Boston Harbor, overlooked by most visitors in favor of the history and sports teams the great city has to offer, lie a group of 34 islands, all part of the National Park System. The Boston Harbor Islands have beaches, hiking trails, lighthouses, camping, and a Civil War-era fort. A few islands are reachable…