Entries by Erich Martin

Cruising Out of New York City

When your family books a cruise, the port of departure is a genuine concern and one most cruisers take seriously. Apart from offering different lines and destinations, cruise terminals in different cities offer the chance to see and experience those cities before and after the cruise. New York City is perfect for this thanks to […]

Teaching Kids About Juneteenth

Juneteenth is celebrated annually on June 19. It is the oldest established celebration of the end of slavery in the United States and originated June 19, 1865, when union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news of the end of the Civil War and of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. According to the official Juneteenth website, the […]

Educational Trips to Take During the Summer

Summer is an ideal opportunity for family vacations. The sun is shining, the kids are already off from school and making plans is that much easier. While the possibilities seem endless, many families opt for fun trips to the beach or Walt Disney World. These are great, fun places for a quick family vacation, but […]

Celebrating Flag Day with Young Kids

As far as exciting holidays for kids go, Flag Day probably sits right above Arbor Day for most people. The day originated in the 1880s as a way to get school kids in Wisconsin to celebrate “Flag Birthday.” The day commemorates the flag and promotes proper education of young children for proper behavior. Like all […]

Kids Crafts for Father’s Day

No matter how old your kids are, parents will always treasure something handmade. This is especially true when kids are too young to buy anything and their creations are adorable. Cards The simplest craft kids can make for dad on Father’s Day is a card. Cards go a long way in showing kids’ creativity and allowing […]

Where to Celebrate Drive-In Movie Theater Day

To most, drive-in movie theaters are a relic from ancient history, but enjoying summer nights under the stars while movies play on the projector doesn’t have to be a thing of the past. Today may be national Drive-In Movie Theater Day, but any summer night can be one to experience this phenomenon with the family. […]