Book: Best Hikes With Kids Colorado (2012) by Maureen Keilty
By Jennifer Close
With the snow (mostly) gone around Denver, we have been hiking together as a family just about every Sunday.
Book: Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World by Nancy Sathre-Vogel (NEW 2013)
Over one thousand days.
That is how long it took the Vogel Family to bike from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to the end of the world in Argentina, as related in Changing Gears. While that sounds like absolutely no fun to me (let’s face it…I don’t even like a bike trip around the neighborhood), I did find myself identifying with Nancy Sathre-Vogel and her struggles to be the best mother that she could be. Continue reading
Book: The Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark (2009) by Ridley Pearson
If you have been to Disney World at night, you know how exciting it can be. Tinker Bell flies across the park and the fireworks, parades and light shows mesmerize. Glow sticks and light necklaces seem to bounce through the darkness on their own. The stores on Main Street are lit up beckoning you to buy that last treat or souvenir before leaving. The rides don’t seem as crowded because many families have headed back to their hotels.
What does happen when the families head back to their hotels? Continue reading