By: Martianne Stanger What is 81 feet tall, is made of pure granite, and has stood for more than 120 years in a south shore community to remind its viewers of the values which the Pilgrims held dear? The National Monument to the Forefathers. Having grown up in Plymouth, I am no stranger to the … More Something to See This Thanksgiving Season
By: Kristen Clifford Until this past weekend, I had never spent a night away from my kids or my husband. But lately I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and bogged down by “Mommy” stuff. When an opportunity for a Mommy Time Out presented itself, I jumped on it. My husband agreed to stay home with all three … More Mommy Time Out
By: Sheila Gaudet For me, summertime means water. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a town that sits on the shore of Lake Ontario and is divided by a river big enough to handle decent sized ships. My family also had a summer cottage on a nearby bay so fishing, water-skiing, swimming, and … More Water Safety Tips
By: Jessica DiRamio My family and I just returned from a fun-filled trip to Maine – and I’m just busting at the seams to tell everyone I know about a place that I fell in love with, but had never been to before! Our vacation started with a night on the Portland Waterfront. My husband … More Our Trip to Maine!
By: Sheila Gaudet As “Mommy Bloggers” a lot of what we write about involves our children. If it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t fit the role, right? I truly believe that when we make the decision to become parents, we take on a huge responsibility to protect, nurture,, and guide our children to adulthood. For … More I Am More Than A Mom
By: Kris Berry Don’t tell on me, but when I was in High School, occasionally my classmates and I would participate in a “traveling story.” Basically, one student would start the story by writing a sentence on a piece of paper. That paper would then get passed around the classroom from student to student, each … More Traveling Stories
By: Sheila Gaudet When people hear that my husband is an airline pilot, their first reaction is usually, “ooh, free flights!” That can be a benefit of being part of an airline. Unfortunately, between my husband’s work schedule (including the commute to his “base” airport) and the kids’ school, extracurricular, and visitation schedules, we never … More Flying Solo
By: Kristen Clifford My husband and I have taken our kids to the New England Aquarium, many times, but it just doesn’t compare to the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT. When I found out that our library had passes to the Mystic Aquarium, I was so excited! It’s about an 1.5 hours from where we … More Mystic Aquarium
By: Sheila Gaudet As a parent, there are many things you know you will sacrifice for your child: sleep, leisure activities, spending money, eating in restaurants that don’t have a kid’s menu, and did I mention sleep? Some of things you don’t realize when looking at that sweet little bundle in your arms when they … More Comic Con 2012
By: Jessica DiRamio I would never have guessed that after last year’s winter, we’d be able to head to the zoo on February vacation this year, but we did. Not having a solid plan for February vacation week, I was determined to create fun for my girls and so we kicked the week off with … More The Zoo in February?