7 Great Ways To Teach Kids About Women’s Rights
Lifelong Learning

7 Great Ways To Teach Kids About Women’s Rights

How are we teaching our children about the Women’s Rights Movement in America? On Thursday, I took my daughter to Half the Sky Live, a live movie event inspired by the best-selling book that features stories of women who are overcoming oppression. It was an inspiring program, not least because it was introduced by a…

Dreaming of the Unforgettable Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
Family Travel

Dreaming of the Unforgettable Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

I went to Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic to die dreaming. Which is to say, I went chasing the Dominican Republic’s heavenly “Morir SoƱando” drink, a creamsicle-flavored combination of milk and orange juice, and found gold. What To Do In Monte Cristi El Morro National Park Near the border of Haiti, where desert scrub meets crystalline…

Cross Country Ski New York – Nordic Centers Get The Kids Skiing Without Breaking The Bank
Lifelong Learning | Outdoor Education

Cross Country Ski New York – Nordic Centers Get The Kids Skiing Without Breaking The Bank

Now that snow has returned to the Capital Region, beat the winter blahs with outdoor adventures.  Current spring skiing conditions, with area trails layered in deep powder and temperatures hovering at the freezing point, are ideal for introducing kids to Nordic skiing. Like Alpine skiing, cross country skiing is a risky sport where experienced skiers…

Plimoth Plantation – A Historical Day Trip from Boston to Plymouth MA
Family Travel | Lifelong Learning

Plimoth Plantation – A Historical Day Trip from Boston to Plymouth MA

There are a few places in the USA that every child should see, if possible, before they turn eighteen. Williamsburg, Boston’s Freedom Trail, Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, and of course, Plymouth top the list. In Plymouth, MA, they’ll see the legendary Plymouth Rock, climb aboard a Mayflower ship, and travel back a few hundred years at Plimoth…

The Real Pirates of the Caribbean: Hunting for Treasure in the Virgin Islands
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The Real Pirates of the Caribbean: Hunting for Treasure in the Virgin Islands

You never know when you might find a doubloon or two along a sandy shore or deep within a vine-covered cave in the Virgin Islands. The real-life Pirates of the Caribbean once made their home on these tropical islands, and who knows where you might unearth leftover loot. St. Thomas, one of a group of…