99 Things To Do With Kids In and Around Albany This Summer
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99 Things To Do With Kids In and Around Albany This Summer

For as long as we’ve lived in the Capital Region, I’ve been collecting a list of things to do with kids in Albany (or within daytrip distance) that make any summer day a special occasion. These are the family adventures that form┬ámemories that you treasure long after the kids are grown, but as with all…

Crazy Canucks, Hot Mounties, and the Spirit of Canada
Art Education | Family Travel

Crazy Canucks, Hot Mounties, and the Spirit of Canada

Solo travel may be good for the soul, but I questioned my sanity when I arrived in Vancouver, B.C. to find my street blocked off by an army of Canadian Mounties.* Granville Street in Vancouver, B.C. had been blocked off for Game Four of the Stanley Cup playoffs, even though the game itself was taking…

MIT Museum – Visiting the MITERS, Computer Geek HQ
Family Travel | Lifelong Learning

MIT Museum – Visiting the MITERS, Computer Geek HQ

Recently my son and I serendipitously stumbled onto the lair of the MITERS, MIT’s Electronic Research Society, a club for college students who like to build with computers and hand saws. We were exploring Cambridge, MA while my firstborn attended Splash, a weekend program for middle and high school students that takes place annually on…

A World Tour In a Day: United Nations, NBC Studio Tour, Nintendo World, and Chinatown
Art Education | Family Travel

A World Tour In a Day: United Nations, NBC Studio Tour, Nintendo World, and Chinatown

There are so many fun things to do with kids in New York City, and never enough time to do it all. Even though I lived in Manhattan for over a decade, I’m still finding new and exciting things to do (and I’m sure that will be true as long as I live.) But it’s…