My Latest Fab Finds by Robin Gorman Newman


BOOGIE BOARD I love this fun and totally cool product!  And, my 13 year old recently got his hands on it, and he now wants one. Forget notepads or sticky notes.  Enter Boogie Board.  You write on the pressure-sensitive LCD screen with the included stylus, or even your fingernail, without wasting ...

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 ...

Making Waves and Memories at Camelback Resort – Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark by Robin Gorman Newman


My son is 12, and he's a big water kid....always has been.  He loves to swim, and we go regularly to our community pool in summer.  He's a future lifeguard in-the-making. Ever since he was little, he's enjoyed waterparks as well, so when we learned of the new Camelback Resort featuring ...

Budget Travel Advice Every Mom Should Know by Fiona Moriarty


If you want the best prices on rentals cars, flights, cruises, or hotel rooms, you need to be savvy when it comes to traveling. Here are a handful of budget travel tips that everyone who’s planning a trip should know.1. There’s a hotel in your price range. Whether you’re looking ...

THE TRAVEL MADE EASY MOMS SHARE: by Robin Gorman Newman, Esti Berkowitz, Estelle Sobel Erasmus and Shari Von Holten


We are four moms with a passion for travel, and we’ve teamed up to share with you and feature ideas and experiences to help make your vacation planning easier. Like you, we’re on the go women with much on our respective plates, and while it’s great to escape, it’s not ...

TRAVEL MADE SIMPLE. Calling All Travel Lovers! Do you find it hard to come up with cool things to do with your kids on family vacation?


That's where I come in.  I love to travel, and have planned many a trip, near and far, with my son, now age 12.  It's not always easy finding activities that a boy, particularly, finds cool....but one of my strengths is coming up with off the beaten track things that ...

Hotel Elysee in NYC: Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Built in the 1920's, the Hotel Elysée, part of The Library Hotel Collection. is named for one of the finest French Restaurants of that era. Once the playground for the rich and famous, Hotel Elysée has been home to movie stars, artists, writers and intellectuals. Luxurious yet intimate, the Hotel ...

Yellowstone Part 2 by Peggy Bogaard-Lapp


Camping in Yellowstone is fading into memory already. Our family had a great time, and I'm glad I took the 300+ photos so that we will have a way to recall the best parts. Yellowstone National Park was the first of it's kind, created in 1872.  At the time, it was ...

The American Vacation in Yellowstone by Peggy Bogaard-Lapp


Last week we spent six glorious days in Yellowstone. What a wonderful family vacation spot! We picked the best time to go, early June when the wildlife is active and the mammas and babies are everywhere. Just looking at the bison I was sure that many of them were "later ...