There are few rites of passage as exciting as taking a child on his or her first camping trip. Families bond while roasting hot dogs and marshmallows, making shadow animals on the tent wall, chasing after fireflies and inhali...
Gingerbread cookies, cackling warm fireplaces, mistletoe, the smell of fresh pine needles, snowmen, downhill sled races, red noses; all of these things embody the holiday spirit, and each are integral pieces of what makes winter time so great. But no winter is complete without a couple good family i... read more
January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Free Month, yet many resorts don't actually provide free lessons for newbies (though some offer Passport Programs for 4th, 5th and 6th graders at no cost, and throughout the entire winter). Still, there are plenty of inexpensive packages for the whole family to ... read more
A snowstorm means different things for different people. For kids, it's a day-long retreat from the woes of geography, Shakespeare and, even worse, algebra. But for parents, it can be a bit nerve-racking. Thinking of interesting and action-packed activities to help keep your school-aged crew happy a... read more