This was a first ever President’s Day for the boys and myself and we decided that our mission for the day should be to absorb some learning by heading off to the American Museum of Natural History. Our first stop, … Continue reading
As soon as we were up and ready, we wrapped up warm and headed out to see the sights. We again walked along 42nd Street – as we found that to be a handy route – but instead of turning … Continue reading
We decided that our first family mini-vacation in America should be to New York City. This was partly because, at under two hours away, it was an easy city break to accomplish and plan for and partly because one of … Continue reading
My youngest child, who is 4, refers to New York as You Nork. It makes me laugh every single time. That is all.
It has been our experience that the first and last days of any vacation with the kids are the most trying. With the first day, it is all about navigating the transition out of routines into some degree of chaos and … Continue reading
There are many ways in which one can measure or assess friendships. One measure might be friends who are willing to cross an ocean just to spend a few days with you. Two of my closest friends from Scotland did … Continue reading