We decide to mix things up on our summer vacation this year, and kick it old school by taking the train. Here's a review of our experience aboard "The Palmetto" Amtrak train.
The Dads and Daughters head up the Skidaway River on Father's Day. Oh, and there's a TURTLE FIGHT!
What do you do with an energetic, ambitious 5-year-old who never seems to tire and loves the outdoors? If you're Patricia Ellis Herr, you climb mountains with her. Lots of them. And then you write a book about it.
An encounter with a homeless man reminds me that talking about compassion with my child isn't enough. Now we're on the hunt for ways to get even our youngest family members involved in community service.
The Lorax book has long been a favorite around our house, so I knew a trip to the theater was in order. But could the movie adaptation really do justice to this beloved tale?
A quick tip to help your with your child's reading retention once they are able to sit through a chapter book.
Ginger and Lee review The Borrowers, the book that inspired The Secret World of Arrietty. One of them didn't like it very much.
I can't stand to see my child struggle, become frustrated or be disappointed. Shielding her is part of my job as a mother, right? Yes. And no.