Like generations of girls before her, nine-year-old Emma loves Louisa May Alcott's book, Little Women. She is also a fan of the sequels, Little Men and Jo's Boys. When we went back to Massachusetts last summer, I made sure to stop by Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord. Visiting Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House with Kids The Louisa May Alcott Orchard house can only … [Read more...] about Visiting Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House with Kids
It's the third year of Booking Across the USA, and this year we are featuring one author for each of the fifty states! I picked Massachusetts author Jan Brett as our picture book author to feature. Jan Brett's picture books are favorites in our house, and her website is full of wonderful activities that my kids enjoy! Last November I wrote a post about how we used activities … [Read more...] about Read Across America: Massachusetts
We lived in Massachusetts for seven years before moving to California this past fall, and it was a wonderful place to live with kids! Today I want to share some of my favorite kid friendly activities in Massachusetts! Enjoy Nature Massachusetts has incredible natural beauty! My kids always enjoyed wandering through Massachusetts woods, often while geocaching, even if we … [Read more...] about Kid Friendly Activities in Massachusetts
Last Thursday we returned from a delightful trip to Massachusetts – barely missing Hurricane Arthur! We had a wonderful visit with my sister E. and many of our old friends. My sister was gracious enough to let us all stay in her two-bedroom apartment, and it was so nice to catch up with friends! The kids also got to see their old schools and teachers, since school was still in … [Read more...] about Visiting Massachusetts!
Today, we’re leaving Massachusetts, after living here for nearly seven years. That’s almost exactly the same amount of time I spent in my first-ever home, in a small farming town in Utah. I have loved living here, and our move to California is bittersweet. Gorgeous weather, an incredible job opportunity for Mike, and a whole new world for all of us! We made a few final … [Read more...] about Saying Goodbye to Massachusetts