FAMILY+FOOTPRINTS

living, learning and traveling off the beaten path

FAMILY+FOOTPRINTS

living, learning and traveling off the beaten path
10 Things To Do in Mexico with Kids

10 Things To Do in Mexico with Kids

Mexico with Kids So, you want to go to Mexico? You’re in for a treat. The culture is vibrant, the history is rich and the landscape is beautiful. Enjoy all it has to offer, with your children as young explorers alongside you. Here, we focus on the eastern part... read more
It’s Not Just One Moment. It’s All of Them.

It’s Not Just One Moment. It’s All of Them.

  The call came as we pulled into Boulder. Day 73 of our 100 day journey. Doug’s mom was admitted to the hospital. A 28 month fight against stage IV cancer metastasized on the brain now required full time care. It was uncertain how much time she would have left.... read more

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New England Coast: Mystic + Stonington, Connecticut

Our Inspiration Now that my husband is getting around a little better, he is determined to “make up for our cancelled New England camping trip this summer.” Even if it’s not necessary, we are all happy with this resolution. We set our sights on a...
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Family Travel: Green Spaces in Brooklyn

Our Inspiration Books often inspire our adventures. We explore the library, find what excites us and make plans that extend from our reading. In the case of B is for Brooklyn, we were lucky that NYC is not far from where we live (and with all the history along...
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10 Things To Do in Mexico with Kids

Mexico with Kids So, you want to go to Mexico? You’re in for a treat. The culture is vibrant, the history is rich and the landscape is beautiful. Enjoy all it has to offer, with your children as young explorers alongside you. Here, we focus on the eastern part...
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10 Ideas for Simple, Powerful + Local Adventures

If you love the idea of worldschooling – immersing your kids in all the world, nature, other people and other cultures have to offer – you may be eager to get started. Often, embarking on grand international adventures feels like the most direct way to do...
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Mt. Rainier with Kids {photo essay}

Our little family of three left the suburbs to travel 100 days across the United States by way of car and camping. Here, we explored Mt. Rainier. A beautiful and varied national park, there are glaciers and temperate rain forests in the same view! This place, with its...
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Konigssee + Obersee, Germany

That’s what you can call him. I really love when something manmade goes great in a natural setting. Germany was all over this. Not a bad place to learn to skip rocks Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.   Our Inspiration...
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Sailing, New York City

For my 30th birthday, we planned a champagne brunch sail around the Hudson River in NYC and a French-themed picnic with some friends + family in a local park. Fancy. I love being out on the water and our last attempt at operating a sailboat was laughably disastrous...
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Hudson, New York

I haven’t been on a girls’ trip since before my daughter was born – actually it was a little over four years ago in Paris + Amsterdam, the month before I was pregnant. So it’s been a while. I travel with my dearest friends. Together we’ve...
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Ramsau, Germany

Our Inspiration I’d read about Ramsau on a travel forum and quickly added it to the reasons why we would need to stay in Berchtesgaden Land. It was described as a great place to visit for the day, with a beautiful church, babbling brook, and small shops along...
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Good morning, New York City

We’ve taken the same shot of our daughter over the years from a Hoboken pier on the Hudson River. This was our very first. We love this place. Pier C is an island playground jutting out toward NYC – hills, wooden, fort-like equipment, sand pits – all...
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Hallstattersee, Austria

Two weeks into our Alpine travels and we’d only spent money on one attraction – the boat ride in Konigssee. Everything else had been free to explore. Yup, free. Water must be our thing because our second attraction was renting a private, electric boat on...
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2014 in Pictures: Outdoor Adventure + Family Travel

As I look back at these pictures, I can’t help but smile. 2014 was a great, active year for us. We spent lots of time exploring indoors and out, we found rhythms whether we were home or traveling, we laughed with friends and family and we fell more in love with...
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5 Things to Do in Ithaca, NY with Kids

In honor of missing an unstructured play area – I’d love it if every community had one – here’s a throwback to Ithaca. Crunchy moms unite. Ithaca is made for you and your kids. Seriously. Vegan, locavore restaurants. Organic ice cream shops....
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A Day at the Beach, East Coast Style

We’ll take a day at the beach any time of year. Luckily, we live close enough to the Atlantic we can do this plenty. The thing is, I take it for granted that all we have to do is hop in a car and we’re there within an hour. And if you’re in NYC, just...
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Why We’ve Opted Out of School: A Journey to Finding Our Life and Learning Style

Our daughter is four years old and she has yet to be enrolled in a typical school program. She’s young yet, yes, but we don’t actually plan to enroll her in the traditional pre-school or kindergarten experience, or anything beyond that, unless she is...
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