Taking the Kids — to see the solar eclipse on August 21
NASA image of a total solar eclipse

Taking the Kids — to see the solar eclipse on August 21

We’re talking about a different kind of milestone, but one equally memorable — the 2017 total solar eclipse, something that happens only rarely in this country. It’s an event they’ll remember all their lives, and should be good for many science projects to come.

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Experiencing the All-New Animal Sanctuary & Grand Hyatt Amenities at Baha Mar
Kids feeding green sea turtles

Experiencing the All-New Animal Sanctuary & Grand Hyatt Amenities at Baha Mar

After years of multiple false starts and financial headaches, the $4.2 billion, 1,000-acre development simply known as Baha Mar finally opened its doors to the public last April

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Tales From The Spa at the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana
Grand Palladium Bavaro common area

Tales From The Spa at the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana

Even if your child is still an actual child, the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa offers manicures, pedicures and hair braiding just for the little ones.

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Mother-Daughter Dining Options At the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa, Punta Cana
Bhogali Restaurant at Grand Palladium Bavaro

Mother-Daughter Dining Options At the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa, Punta Cana

It would be impossible to go hungry at the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana. Besides free room service, the property offers plenty of menu options,

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A Mother-Daughter Getaway to the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana, DR
Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana

A Mother-Daughter Getaway to the Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana, DR

The all-inclusive, family-friendly Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa is very large, but we’re New Yorkers, so we’re not intimidated by big.

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Planning a family summer vacation – let the kids help figure it out
On the beaches of Cape Cod, MA

Planning a family summer vacation – let the kids help figure it out

I’m sure the kids have lots of ideas, and they may not all involve theme parks. It’s a good idea to talk to the kids about what you’re thinking for a summer trip

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A Portland, Maine Family Vacation at the Inn by the Sea
A private boardwalk leads from Inn by the Sea, ME to sandy Crescent Beach

A Portland, Maine Family Vacation at the Inn by the Sea

The Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A private boardwalk leads through a wildlife sanctuary to an idyllic sandy beach, where you’ll see lobster boats and sunsets straight out of an Edward Hopper painting.

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The Kids Guides — kids helping kids discover America

The Kid's Guides are pocket-sized books for kids ages 6-12 and chock full of tips from kids in the know

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Keeping kids water safe on cruise ships over spring break
The first layer of protection is constant adult supervision, part of The Circle of Drowning Prevention, according to the American Red Cross

Keeping kids water safe on cruise ships over spring break

It’s easy — far too easy — to lose track of kids in a crowded pool, especially on a big cruise ship. Drownings happen silently in a matter of seconds. How to keep them safe.

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