LegoLand: A One Day Vacation – Worth Every Minute

June 5th, 2012

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  Lori Tessel shares how a vacation does not have to be to a destination far away to be memorable and important. Traveling with your family and creating precious memories is what children will remember. Inspire your child, inspire yourself, go somewhere that feeds your passions! This weekend, my husband and I took our kids … Continued

In today’s stressed out world where many people live on deadlines and balance their finances paycheck to paycheck, it can seem challenging to stop and take care of your own self. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross has said, “There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place … Continued

Our inveterate travel friend, Shauna Hoffman, recently captured the solar eclipse through the trees next to her house which created a kaleidoscope of reflections. We hope she will continue to share her ideas, travels and videos with us on our site! As we waited wondering how we could see the eclipse through a pinhole reflection, … Continued

The Learning Curve  What is Integrated Learning? Why Are American Students Behind Other Nations in Science Education, and What can Be Done About it? Lisa Niver Rajna is an honest-to-goodness science teacher working in the trenches at K-6. Lisa’s success is evident in the following: One of her students WON an international award with OXFAM … Continued

                  When I think of Monterey, I get romantic visions of driving up Hwy 1 from Los Angeles and watching the ocean views roll past my window.  I strongly believe that anyone who lives in California should drive up the coast from San Diego to Northern California … Continued

Before we leave for a trip, many people ask us if we worry about being sick on the road. George and I have both been ill a few times in our travels so we asked Jordan Hoffman, a traveler and a California Licensed Acupuncturist to share his tips for good health. In December 2011, I … Continued

We invited Lisa Porter to share about this new pet travel phenomenon. George and I were shocked at a hotel when nearly everyone was there with their dog! We are seeing more and more pets on planes and in restaurants. Lisa Porter, founder and CEO of Pet Hotels of America,  is an advocate of traveling … Continued

  Phoenix is not just a place for snowbirds and retired people. The greater Phoenix area is an oasis for many tourists and aspiring artists. If you are looking for a destination that is easy to get to and full of fabulous history, cultural experiences, and great hotels, consider visiting Phoenix. Art and Culture For … Continued

by Tara Blair As the largest city on the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu will provide the ideal tropical holiday. The city is the heart of Hawaii’s government, business and transportation. In fact, the city claims an estimated one million residents. Waikiki Beach With its history of being one of the most famous beaches in the world, … Continued

Hello from Lisa! I wanted to share some articles I have published recently on other sites. Read Breaking Stalin’s Nose, a great book for students about culture and standing up for what you believe in by Russian Jewish author, Eugene Yelchin and my first article in PRINT for the Jewish Journal. Science and Brain Research: … Continued