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If you are a mom with a new baby, you may soon be lamenting that your personal “vacation party days” are over–probably for good. Your future vacations are going to be primarily dedicated to special family time. As my oldest daughter once said to me, when I informed her that Daddy and I were going away alone for three days, “There can be no vacation without your children.” Welcome to your child’s world view. (more…)
Have you ever taken the subway in New York City? Dashed through the turnstile mid-summer, getting clipped by the unforgiving mechanical doors, and squeezing past the cranky rush hour crowd only to realize the guy next to you is gearing up for an accordion concert and the train car has no air conditioning and is making all local stops?
When I first moved to NYC in 1999, despite having grown up just an hour outside of Manhattan, I didn’t know east from west, uptown from downtown. Descending beneath the streets to an underground world of screeching trains, furry inhabitants, and hurried passengers, frightened me to the core.
But alas, I had to get to work and in no time at all I got my “city legs” and the subway became my preferred mode of transportation. For all its smelly chaos, it’s inexpensive, efficient, and boasts some of the More >