Archive | September, 2012
Crossing Andrew Brook on the Andrew Brook Trail, Mt. Sunapee, Newbury, NH

Hiking the Andrew Brook Trail, Newbury, NH

I had been looking forward to this hike all week, though with a forecast of rain, I kept praying that somehow we would luck out and get sun. Alas – no such luck. Instead, it rained for the two days prior to our hike, which ensured a fairly wet, muddy trail. On the plus side, […]

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Addie getting ready to go canoeing on the Ipswich River.

Canoeing on the Ipswich River, Ipswich & Topsfield, MA

I must admit, despite having rowed for over 20 years, I only have been in a canoe a handful of times. When our friend Beth suggested we spend a day paddling down the Ipswich River, Kendra and I jumped at the chance to take Addie on her first canoe ride. When we arrived to pick […]

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Addie exploring at the Museum of Science in Boston, MA.

5 Tips for Taking Toddlers to Museums

I know what you’re thinking. Toddler + Museum = Potential Disaster. Oh the things that could go wrong – a temper tantrum on the floor of a crowded gallery, sticky fingerprints left on a delicate piece of art, any number of bodily fluids leaking onto the floor… the possibilities are endless. Yes, taking a toddler to a […]

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Addie with her new Camelbak.

Attack of the Chipmunk! Oh, and some camping and hiking…

For us, Labor Day weekend is reserved for camping. Even though Kendra and I start teaching the week before, we get Friday and Monday off, which makes for the perfect amount of time to head up to the White Mountain National Forest. Usually we go to Dolly Copp Campground, but ever since last year when […]

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