The Definitive Guide to Summer Safety

Summer is in full swing here on the East Coast and everyone is enjoying the warm weather and sunshine. While summer brings with it many great activities such as boating, swimming, grilling, and hiking; it also brings tons of potential dangers to your family. Did you know that 40 percent of all injury-related emergency room visits and…

7 Amazing Ways to Make Your Vacation Memorable

It’s that time of year again! Time for vacation bound families to pack up the family vehicle and head out on the road towards their destination of choice. If you are like me, you will spend months planning and anticipating your vacation only for it to be over in a blink of an eye. Not…

9 Not-So-Obvious Family Activities at Disney World

Last year I embarked on an opportunity of a lifetime to partake in the Disney College Program at Disney World in Orlando, FL. From May until December, I worked in the parks making magic for families from all over the world. Thanks to the unlimited access to all four WDW theme parks, I became well…

Stop The Vacation Blues, Save More Green

Happy First Day of Spring! The first day of Spring also marks another important occasion…summer vacation planning! Arghhh!! Are you already hyperventilating just thinking about the cost? Do you feel torn between making family memories and not blowing the household budget? With a little planning and effort, it is possible to have a wonderful, inexpensive family…

101 Awesome Stay-cation Ideas: Part 1

Planning a stay cation this year or trying to prevent “boredom blues”? Check out this list of the BEST free and inexpensive activities to keep your kids (or even the neighbor’s kids) busy all summer long! 1. Let’s your child’s imagination go wild by creating a homemade board game. 2. Go Geochaching. Grab a GPS device…

The 5 BEST Day Trips for Families in the Mid Atlantic

The end of another school year is quickly approaching and soon parents will be hearing those two dreaded words…”I’m Bored”.  Looking for some ideas to beat the “boredom blues”? Well look no further! Check out my list of the 5 best day trips from the Baltimore/Carroll County area. 1. Clark Elioak’s Farm Ellicott City, MD –…