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Museums for Kids: Chesapeake Children’s Museum

November 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Museums for Kids: Chesapeake Children’s Museum · Destinations






I think the Chesapeake Children’s Museum may be one of the best museums for kids and a dream if you live in the area.






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Museums for Kids: Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

November 4th, 2009 · Comments Off on Museums for Kids: Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose · Destinations






While I strongly advise visiting during a holiday weekend as we did, the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose offers a great variety of hands on activities.











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Summer Travel in New England

July 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Summer Travel in New England · Destinations






Now that we are settled in Connecticut (if settling means living in the attic while floors are being recoated and coming up with new tactics hourly to keep the child and dog out of the paint) we are embracing the short summer and are planning lots of New England road trips.











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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? …

April 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? … · Destinations






Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? …
… the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art staring back at me.
This museum changed how I look at picture books (which as the parent of a toddler, I do a lot.)











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Family visits at Christmas: UPDATE – Illness, Playtime, Restaurants & Snacks and Packing

January 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Family visits at Christmas: UPDATE – Illness, Playtime, Restaurants & Snacks and Packing · Destinations, Tips & Tricks






This is what parenting, and traveling with kids is all about. Planning intentions were thrown out the window when Mirielle got really sick the week before we left. I am thankful the worst of her cold was the week before rather than during, but I was left with very little time to work on the Christmas trip. In fact, I was going by the seat of my pants most of the time (or more actually on the screen of my iPhone which I am so glad I bought.)











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