Archive for May, 2016
It was not your typical trip to the big city, but that does not mean it was any less planned.
The four family members each had one specific thing they wanted to do:
Brooklyn Bridge The father wanted to visit the bridge that he had read about in David McCullough’s book. As the family walked back and forth across the bridge that was first built nearly 150 years ago, the father shared all kinds of information that he had learned about the structure. Noting that the achievement took 13 years to build, at the time it was built it was the largest suspension bridge in the world.
Broadway Show Although it has been showing for many years, the youngest daughter was anxious to see Wicked. Fueled by her high school involvement in choir, show choir, band, and orchest
Americans are often said to be one of the most over-worked populations in the world. According to the Center for Economic and Policy Research, 25% of working Americans get zero paid time off from their jobs. Even our neighbors to the north in Canada are given 19 days of paid vacation time, while countries like France and Italy offer their employees 31 days of paid time off from work. If you’re luck enough to get away from the office for a while — whether it’s a week or a weekend — make sure you make the most out of it, because we Americans are already starved for relaxation time as it is.
Even when we do manage to escape, whether it’s to exotic cities, all inclusive resorts, or beachs
Family cabin camping is a great way to spend time with your family — and get back in touch with nature. In fact, about 40 million Americans go camping every year!
Camping isn?t like staying in a hotel, though — there is some prep you?ll need to do before hand, not surprisingly. Here?s a few things you?re going to need to keep in mind.
Picking the Right Cabin Camping Sites
What are the right sites for your camping adventure? Here?s what you should keep in mind: young kids can get more easily bored. This doesn?t mean you need to bring along your iPad so that they can play games all day. However, keep in mind that a location