Archive for the ‘Travel & Attractions’ Category

Greenville: A Gem of a Southern Town by Robin Gorman Newman


I'm always on the lookout for vacation spots that offer things of interest to both my son, Seth, and I (and my husband if he can break from work to join us.).  When Greenville, South Carolina came on my radar, I was curious to see what it had to offer, ...

Asheville: An Artsy, Scenic, Welcoming, Mountain Town by Robin Gorman Newman


My son and I had visited Asheville North Carolina a number of years ago to spend time with a friend who moved there from New York and really enjoyed the visit, so we welcomed the opportunity to recently go again. This time we opted to stay for three nights at DOUBLETREE ...

SCHOOL BREAK IN NYC WITH A TWEEN by Robin Gorman Newman


My 12 year old son and I really enjoy NYC and have made many memories during our staycations when he has school break.  I am always grateful for the quality time we have together, since life often feels so busy on a day-to-day basis, for our family. With February school break ...

NYC Weekend Getaway: EXECUTIVE HOTEL LE SOLEIL: Travel Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Being the NYC enthusiasts that we are, my 12 year old son and I never pass up the opportunity to spend an overnight in the Big Apple, particularly during school breaks when we prefer not to jump on a plane for fear of getting stranded due to inclement weather or ...

Play Fair at Javits Center — Ticket Giveaway from MotherhoodLater.com


The first ever Play Fair comes to the Javits Center on February 13-14 in New York City! Play Fair will feature the best of toys, games, and family entertainment - Comic Con for Kids! Play Fair is presented by LEGO and Nickelodeon and features Hasbro, Mattel, Cartoon Network, Crayola, Toys"R"Us, and ...

Family Weekend Away – Woodloch Resort by Robin Gorman Newman


I have long wanted to visit this resort -- having heard great things over the years -- and we had the opportunity this past weekend to vacation there.  It did not disappoint!  There is a reason...or many reasons.... Woodloch in Hawley, PA, has been in business since 1958 and that ...

Mother/Son Tween Travel to London by Robin Gorman Newman


My son, Seth, 12, has developed a fascination with all things British.  I'm not quite sure where this ardent interest came from, but we used it as impetus to plan a family trip this past August.  My husband was unable to take the time off from work, so it became ...

Staying Afloat in London: Travel with My Tween Son by Robin Gorman Newman


My 12 year old son and I both love the water, whether it be swimming or boating. This summer, we embarked on quite the mommy 'n me travel bonding adventure...a 9 day trip to London.  My husband was unable to join us, but he embraced our overseas aspirations and loved hearing ...

CELEBRATING HISTORY ON A FAMILY TRIP TO PHILLY by Robin Gorman Newman


Philadelphia is so close to New York, that when my husband proposed a summer vacation road trip, this seemed like a a natural, easy drive destination. I had been there as a kid, but this was a first for my son, and there's a boatload to do....literally....including taking a Duck ...

Lovin’ the Chocolate and More at Hershey by Robin Gorman Newman


My son (age 12) found it so amusing that HERSHEY is actually a real life town.  This is just one of the fun facts he picked up during our recent summer trip and two night stay at Hershey Lodge. Not only did he enjoy HERSHEY PARK, but HERSHEY CHOCOLATE WORLD has ...