Where to see Fireworks in Chester County, Delaware, Philadelphia.

Where to see Fireworks in Chester County, Delaware, Philadelphia.

Chester County, PA Fireworks 2020 Note: I do not think that ANY of the below places are having fireworks this year. Sorry! I looked up every listing and each one has been canceled due to the pandemic. Happy unofficial start to Summer! I know it’s early to be talking about July 4 fireworks, but some…

{Washington, DC with Kids} 5 Travel Secrets to have your best trip ever!

{Washington, DC with Kids} 5 Travel Secrets to have your best trip ever!

Washington, DC with Kids I love Washington, DC. I am fortunate to live close enough to do it as a day trip (albeit a long day!) if I want to. But I prefer to stay overnight if we can. There is so much to do and see there. Now having taken my kids down there…

{National Constitution Center} What to know before you go!

{National Constitution Center} What to know before you go!

National Constitution Center Today was our first visit to the National Constitution Center. It’s been on my list of things to do and I’m glad an opportunity came up that encouraged me to go. As a special needs parent, I’m sure I experience the same anxieties in these situations that you’ve experienced. You’re worried about…

{National Archives in Washington, DC} 7 Reasons you Should Visit this American gem.

{National Archives in Washington, DC} 7 Reasons you Should Visit this American gem.

National Archives in Washington, DC Washington, DC is my second favorite city. Maybe my first-favorite. It’s so hard! I love Philadelphia because it feels like home to me and I love all the history, but I love DC because it has history and what is happening today. It’s a city with great energy. I look…

The Melmark School from an Educational Advocate’s perspective.

The Melmark School Lisa and I decided to take the schools that we visited and each blog about them from “our perspectives.” Mine is the perspective of the Educational Advocate since that was my role when I visited the placement and hers as the parent.* My disclaimer before discussing the placement-*these are only my opinions…

My biggest parenting regret. So far, anyway.

My biggest parenting regret. So far, anyway.

My biggest parenting regret. Not sticking to Healthy Eating. “Mommy, I really don’t like these lumps.” “I know honey, but they are just strawberries and bananas, two things that you like.” It’s Sunday, and we’re at the breakfast table. My husband watches this conversation and looks at me, questioningly. “I’m moving him over to regular…

There is no magic pill. Why it’s important to Be Antibiotics Aware.

This is a post prepared under a contract funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and written on behalf of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network for use in CDC’s Be Antibiotics Aware educational effort. Opinions on this blog are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of CDC. Remember…