Taking the Kids — when they are on the autism spectrum
Autism Center at Beaches Ocho Rios

Taking the Kids — when they are on the autism spectrum

The 13th annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2. Thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities were expected to be lit light blue in recognition of people living with autism

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The civilized route to ski country: The Winter Park Express
All aboard the Winter Park Express at Denver's Union Station

The civilized route to ski country: The Winter Park Express

There is a better way to go skiing -- every Friday and Saturday, January-March, Amtrak offers the "Winter Park Express" from Denver's Union Station to a platform just a short hike from Winter Park's ski lifts.

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Taking the Kids — to Philadelphia and celebrating women during women’s history month
The historic Betsy Ross house

Taking the Kids — to Philadelphia and celebrating women during women’s history month

For 2020, Philadelphia has officially changed the city’s “City of Brotherly Love” moniker to the “City of Sisterly Love,” acknowledging that women of color were not fully enfranchised until the 1965 Voting Rights Act

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A Teen’s Perspective – The Perfect Teen Trip to Orlando & WDW Resorts
What could be better?

A Teen’s Perspective – The Perfect Teen Trip to Orlando & WDW Resorts

While family trips are a lot of fun, one-on-one time with only one parent and one child allows for really special time and bonding that often does not occur with a lot of family members around

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Snow graffiti? Who knew? The kids program at Vista Verde Ranch
Adelyn Field seemed satisfied with her perfect decorated snowball

Snow graffiti? Who knew? The kids program at Vista Verde Ranch

All you need is some snow and spray bottles with food coloring—blue, yellow, green, red, purple…

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Back to Vista Verde Ranch – snowmobiles and more fun in the snow
Adelyn Field tossing hay to the quarter horse herd from back of a horse-drawn wagon at feeding time - Vista Verde Ranch

Back to Vista Verde Ranch – snowmobiles and more fun in the snow

Welcome to Vista Verde Ranch near the tiny Colorado town of Clark and about a 40-minute drive from Steamboat Springs-and a world away from the busy ski town where you have to jockey on the slopes for a place to sit at lunch time.

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