Richmond, Virginia has its own Downton Abbey-like mansion set in a family-friendly park. Maymont is a wonderful place to learn about history while enjoying the outdoors. Read my new review today to plan your visit to this historical site/zoo/aquarium/park!
Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an event which left every American changed. It’s important to share our personal story of that day with our children to help deepen their understanding of the events. Read my new post for recommendations and resources for broaching this difficult subject with your child.
The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA is a must-visit museum for Civil War enthusiasts. Its location near the Gettysburg battlefield makes it an easy day trip during a longer stay in Pennsylvania. Read my new review today!
Do you want to reorganize your reading life? With the fresh start of a new school year, fall is the perfect time to do so. Read my new post today to learn the five questions I ask myself to reset my reading life and to see my most anticipated fall historical releases.
My favorite president is President Abraham Lincoln. I was thrilled to visit his birthplace on our summer road trip. Read my new review of the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Kentucky and plan your trip!
Want to plan a family road trip? Read my new blog post and get some helpful hints!
World War II is etched in our history books as “the greatest generation” - those who left their family and country to fight for freedom during humanity’s darkest hours. The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana is a stunning tribute to make sure we never forget the sacrifices these men and women made so we can be free today. It’s a must-see museum for every American.
When driving through Lexington, KY, you can visit the childhood home of Mary Todd Lincoln. It's one of a handful of exclusively First Lady-related historical sites. Read my new review today!
When driving along I-95 to Washington, DC, you can't miss the striking spire of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Read my new review today to learn about one of my children's favorite museums!
Read my new post about my favorite books read in the second quarter of 2021! Maybe you'll find some new favorites!