Teen Seal Of Approval On The Family Adventure
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Teen Seal Of Approval On The Family Adventure

“It was a fun vacation,” said Teen Daughter as we headed home from the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  Vacation accolades from this picky child are a rarity, so you’ll appreciate just how flabbergasted I was to hear this compliment about this particular expedition. Rain, hail, sweltering heat, and incredible feats of strength and endurance…

Skate Parks In The Capital Region
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Skate Parks In The Capital Region

I’ve been looking for skate parks in the Capital Region. No, not for myself.  Can you imagine? Middle aged mom dons breaks every bone trying to learn how to do an ollie. No, I’ve been looking for a places to take my son to practice skateboarding that are fun, safe, and preferably free. I haven’t…

Summer Camps Confession
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Summer Camps Confession

I know I said that I would post a guide to summer camps, but I never got around to it.  Sorry.  In my defense, it’s been years since I signed my kids up for a summer camp.  Our summers are so short, and our travel plans so long, that it’s almost impossible to cram in…

Plan B: Indoor Excitement At The Fun Spot
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Plan B: Indoor Excitement At The Fun Spot

Pouring rain killed our plans to return to the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course for another go at the ziplines.  A few diehards were going the course anyway, but the combination of cold and wet rain dampened our enthusiasm. (Sorry, couldn’t resist the pun!) Instead, we headed to the indoor Fun Spot, in the nearby Lake…