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By Eileen Gunn
The East End of Long Island is less than two hours from New York City and suprisingly rural, so parents often ask me what there is to do out there with kids. Unfortunately, everything I know about the Hamptons I’ve learned from watching Sex and the City and Revenge, which tend focus on adult pursuits like drinking, back-stabbing and adultery.
To find some better answers, 5-year-old Tiny Traveler and I headed out to the Riverhead…Continue
Posted on May 9, 2013 at 9:33am
By Eileen P. Gunn
One of the most fun parts of editing FamiliesGo! is getting to go to the annual Toy Fair in NYC. It’s huge! And i always find something that makes me say, “That is so cool!” and wish I were a kid again. Some are already available; others will hit the shelves later this spring. Here are some of the most innovative, handy or just plain fun things I spotted this year for everyone from babies to teens (and maybe parents, too).…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2013 at 8:40am
Everyone knows what to do with little kids at Walt Disney World: Meet Mickey Mouse and ride the Mad Hatter’s Tea Cups. Visiting with older kids and teenagers might seem less obvious but it has certain advantages and its own unique appeal (for instance you can let them wander off on their own with no worries). Here are 6 things I think are most likely to get a positive reaction—maybe even a grudging “cool!”—from your teen.
Find the Magic Kingdom’s Thrilling…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2013 at 10:17am
But after traipsing around Angkor for nine days with our two-year-old in a backpack carrier, we know a few things. Here are…Continue
Posted on April 26, 2012 at 10:23am