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Camp Squared - Should Camp be a Sibling Experience?

Camp Squared - Should Camp be a Sibling Experience?

Camp can be a beneficial and fun experience, but if you have two or more children in your household, do you send one or all of them to camp?

Family Paradise Redefined: Club Med Ixtapa

Family Paradise Redefined: Club Med Ixtapa

To be honest, I’ve never been a Club Med kind of person. But I was proven wrong on a recent visit to the remodeled Club Med Ixtapa, on the Pacific coast about an hour north of Acapulco.

Summertime Tips from the Eye Doctor

Summertime Tips from the Eye Doctor

Thoughts of summer with the kids probably center on days outside at the pool or beach — not your children's eyes. But summertime activities can greatly affect vision and the eyes.

How to Be Safe in the Sun and Surf

How to Be Safe in the Sun and Surf

For kids, summer usually equals sand, sun and fun. For parents, however, summer brings a slew of safety issues to think about. But with the proper preparation, the entire family can enjoy a relaxing vacation. Consider these tips...

Leaves of Three: Avoding Poison Ivy

Leaves of Three: Avoding Poison Ivy

Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something.

Great  Area Beaches!

Great Area Beaches!

Ah, the beach. Sun, sand surf and a long, hot drive. Well, not necessarily. Here’s a round up of nearby beaches, some accessible from subway, bus or the Long Island Railroad.

Amusement Park Safety Tips

Amusement Park Safety Tips

Taking a tour of your kids’ favorite amusement parks this summer? Kids are fearless, especially when rollercoasters and thrill rides are on the agenda. But with a little planning, a day at the amusement park can be a safe family outing without the stress

Breezing through Puerto Plata

Breezing through Puerto Plata

On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, we signed up for an ATV tour and the guide said my teens, 14 and 16, could drive. They learned basic hand signals and in no time were barreling through mud puddles and across the beach. The ATV tour was the highlight of our week in Puerto Plata, since it also took us into the lush countryside that dominates this part of the country.

Five Tips for Pest-Free Vacations

Five Tips for Pest-Free Vacations

Whether it’s a trip to the tropics or just plain summer vacation, along with the sun, surf, sand are the bugs. To combat the sting and keep your family safe, follow a few simple tips...

Tales of the Fish God

Tales of the Fish God

We've had many wonderful family vacations, but one destination gets our recurring #1 vote: Hawaii.

St. Kitts with Kids: Sun, fun, and now — a direct flight

St. Kitts with Kids: Sun, fun, and now — a direct flight

Traveling off the beaten path with kids can involve multiple flights and multiple headaches — like language barriers and lack of kid-friendly amenities. But St. Kitts is uniquely in a sweet spot — American Airlines just started non-stop flights to the eastern Caribbean island, which still has no traffic lights.




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