San Francisco Treat

By: Sheila Gaudet One of the perks of having a husband who flies for the airlines is supposed to be free travel.  Unfortunately, this means flying standby during times that the kids are not in school, which is more challenging than it sounds.  Due to my husband’s frantic work schedule, school, extracurricular schedules, and pre-existing … More San Francisco Treat

Mommy Time Out

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

Water Safety Tips

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

Our Trip to Maine!

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!

I Am More Than A Mom

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

Traveling Stories

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

Flying Solo

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

Mystic Aquarium

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

Comic Con 2012

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