Learn more about the two women who served as John Tyler's First Lady. From the first First Lady to die in the White House to one of the most influential First Ladies of the 19th century, Letitia and Julia Tyler are fascinating to study!
While a footnote of history as the shortest serving first lady, Anna Harrison had an adventurous life. Read my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post about her life and legacy.
While visiting the bustling metropolis of New York City, you can also visit the birthplace home of President Theodore Roosevelt. It's an easy add-on to any trip to the city!
This month's First Lady focus was a challenge. Martin Van Buren's wife, Hannah, died almost two decades before he became president. Once he was in office, he didn't have an official White House hostess until his son married a relative of Dolley Madison, Angelica Singleton. Read about both of the Van Buren women in my new post!
Learn more about the elegant yet reserved Elizabeth Kortright Monroe in my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post!
Learn all about our nation's second First Lady - and the first to live in the White House. Abigail Adams was a woman ahead of her time. Read about her life, legacy, and how to walk in her footsteps in my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post!
It's the first month of my Booking It Through History: First Ladies project, and I'm doing a deep dive into Martha Washington. The original First Lady, Martha set the precedent for all of the first ladies to come. Read about her life, legacy, and how to walk in her footsteps in my blog post!
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.
With the resurgence of interest in Alexander Hamilton, thanks to the popular Hamilton the Musical’s recent release on Disney+, many families would like to plan trips to take their little Hamilfan to Hamilton-related sites. My new post is a comprehensive list of Hamilton sites in several states and the Caribbean. Read it and plan your in person or virtual visit today!