We are nearing peak foliage in Maine, which means that it’s time for some autumn crafts. Wait, I hear you saying, don’t you hate crafting? It’s true. I hate crafting. I especially hate crafting with children. I fully appreciate people who like to make little seasonal things of beauty with children but I…well. I’d rather […]
For some reason, I thought hiking all the peaks in Acadia would be great summer family fun. This is the story of peaks one through ten.
Everybody in Maine loves the Common Ground Fair. Except me. The very existence of the fair means that I have the privilege of skipping it.
It’s our turn to get an Every Kid in a Park pass and I’m pretty excited about it. Here’s what it is, how to get it, and why you should talk to your fourth grader right now.
A bad experience has left my daughter afraid of bugs. So now what do we do?
It’s high time for tourists in Acadia National Park. Those of us who live here see the same mistakes over and over again. Here’ show to avoid them.
This has been my summer to get kids to do hard things. Thankfully, I’ve come up with a few strategies to help out.
Do kids hate going outside these days? No, but we might be setting them up so it looks that way. Here are three questions to ask yourself.
Are you treating outside time like a summer chore? Stop requiring your kids to have fun. Instead set them up for success and get out of the way.
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