September 7, 2017

20+ Things You Must Do This Fall In Nebraska

Here’s everything you could ever want to do in the fall in Nebraska, as well as favorite activities in Iowa for those looking for a day trip. Fall in the heartland is fun. There’s a bounty of good things to eat, pretty places to visit and awesome sites to see. I shared my favorite fall … [More...]

September 5, 2017

Visiting Grand Ole Opry With Kids

You can't pass through Nashville and not visit Grand Ole Opry. It’s just not done. My family was on our #ohmyepicroadtrip this summer and our path led us through this great Tennessee city and I had one stop, and only one stop, that I insisted we make. Grand Ole Opry.  We did it. With … [More...]

August 31, 2017

Omaha Conservatory of Music’s Class For Young Kids

One thing I’ve discovered through my work at a children’s museum and taking my daughter to a music class for preschoolers: Even the youngest children benefit from music class. The ones that I’ve sat in on are a ton of fun for little ones. So, I was excited to hear about Omaha Conservatory of Music’s … [More...]

August 28, 2017

Visiting Missouri Botanical Garden With Kids

I knew Missouri Botanical Garden was considered one of the best in the country (USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Top 10 in 2016, Conde Nast’s Top 9 Beautiful Gardens in the US. I just didn’t understand what that meant until my family visited this summer. Best means the most beautiful. Best means the … [More...]

August 23, 2017

40+ Family-Friendly Events In September

I love September in Omaha because theater productions start back up, pumpkin patches start to open up, and apple picking begins. You'll find a few of my favorite events below (including Fields of Flight and Touch-A-Truck). For more seasonal day trip ideas, visit my posts about 10 Things You Must Do … [More...]

August 21, 2017

5 tips to make the most of your City Museum visit

City Museum in St. Louis is a rare find. It’s an epic attraction for the entire family, and one I swear I’ll never grow tired of visiting. It’s fun, it’s crazy, it’s beautiful, and it looks a little dangerous. And I love it. We visited this summer during a whirlwind 24-hour visit to St. Louis. We … [More...]