Berkshire Museum with Kids

Nestled within the hills of the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts is the quaint little town of Pittsfield, Massachusetts and home to a number of galleries and museums.  We recently visited the Berkshire Museum with the Bean (5) and the Dude (2).  This is one of those destinations that is an easy 45 minute drive from … Read more

A Girl’s Guide to the Women’s Suffrage Movement: Visiting the Susan B. Anthony House

Along with my quest to introduce more positive female role models (sorry Cinderella) we’ve been reading fabulous children’s books about the leaders of the women’s suffrage movement, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.  I know at nearly 5, the Bean is too young to fully comprehend how lucky she has it today, but when … Read more

Colonial Dutch History at Crailo Historic Site

The weekends of June 1-2 and 8-9 are part of  the Path Through History  events across New York State where hundreds of state historical parks and homes are open to the public with fun family friendly events. During the 2012 Heritage Weekend (now referred to as Path Through History) we spent the morning at the Crailo … Read more