Tips for Exploring New Brunswick, Canada’s Kid-Friendly Province

We’ve been vacationing in New Brunswick, a Canadian province just north of Maine, since our kids were toddlers and have never run out of things to do. Every trip is always off to a good start: Just after crossing the border from Calais, Maine, ahead of us stands the big brick building housing Ganong Chocolates. […]

When and How to Start Kids Skiing

What age should kids be when they begin skiing? If the rest of the family skis, a good key is when they seem interested. If skiing is not a regular part of your winter activities, you may want to begin by visiting a ski area so they see other kids skiing. They are ready when […]

New York Botanical Garden Brings Holiday Spirit

If your children are young enough to believe in Santa Claus, don’t miss the New York Botanical Garden’s Annual Holiday Train Show, which marks the official start of the season in the city. This year, NYBG’s collection of re-created iconic Manhattan buildings will also include 25 large-scale model trains, which will make their way along a nearly half-mile-long […]

What’s the Best Kids Club? Ask a Kid!

Eight-year-old Aanya Chakravarthy has more passport stamps than most adults dream of in a lifetime. In her short lifespan, she’s lived in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and now Massachusetts, which she calls home with her parents, Pratap Chakravarthy and Priya Jagannathan. Someday soon Aanya would like to add a dog to the brood, but for now, […]

Meaningful Destinations for Veterans Day

First established in 1919 as Armistice Day to celebrate the end of World War I, Nov. 11 was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include American veterans from all wars. Get the kids involved this year with fun activities, games and events in your neighborhood, or take time out of your busy schedule to give […]

Explore the Magic of Iceland in Wintertime with Kids

Wintertime in Iceland doesn’t always rank at the top of a wintertime vacation with kids, but can be a completely magical experience. Aside from the scant sunlight hours and chilly weather, a wintertime excursion in Iceland can be full of intrigue, a warm water swim and mystical beings. Here’s where you should start. See the […]