COSI: Columbus Ohio’s Children’s Science Museum Inspires Little Einsteins
COSI, The Center of Science and Industry in Columbus Ohio, provides unending educational entertainment for toddlers, children and adults alike.
Columbus Zoo – What’s the Hype and Hoopla All About?
The zoo. An often controversial, natural amusement park full of exotic animals that sends us – and our children- into a euphoric tizzy. Columbus Zoo. Photo credit: Ashley Colon – Life’s Mirror Images. Why…
Five Reasons Columbus Ohio Should Be Your Next Family Vacation
Columbus Ohio. I know. It’s a totally random place to go on a vacation. But hear me out on this one… Everyone goes to the beach, right? That’s probably one of – if…
My Strange Midwest Obsession
What does “the Midwest” make you think of? Credit: Shawn Nystrand If you’re 21% of the U.S. population that lives in the Midwest, then you might be thinking: “home” or “family.” Perhaps that’s…
The International Mother
I recently met a young woman from Kenya. Let’s call her Halina (which means gentle in Swahili). During our second encounter, the two of us began exchanging niceties about our toddlers. Meeting a (tall!)…
San Diego Zoo – The World’s Best?
When my daughter and I headed to San Diego recently to visit family, I took a quick poll in a few travel blogger communities and asked the question that every parent traveling with their…
Backyard Travel in Baton Rouge
So often in life, we overlook what’s right in front of us. We take our backyard for granted. We’re so steeped in day-to-day minutiae that our habits and every day surroundings start to feel…
Disney with Toddlers: Is It Worth It?
Disney… It’s that magical place we dream of as children . . . and dream of taking our children to as adults. Some parents may avoid it like the plague, but most, if…
Playing Tour Guide in Nashville (A Perfect Nashville Weekend)
“I want to move to Nashville!” We had barely cleared the threshold of bustling Merchant’s front door when my friend proclaimed her love for my city. “But you just met! You’ve only known…
Celebrating Life’s Adventures Near and Far
Life is an adventure to behold. From the daily minutia to the grandiose expedition, we live in constant, tiny moments of miracle. Let's celebrate them all!