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Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT: A Relaxing Getaway for Parents, Kids and Dogs.

September 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Destinations

I fell in love with the Equinox Resort when the bellman offered to take our dog, MeiMei, to our room while I parked the car.

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Wear Protection – Sun Protective Clothing

June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Gear

All that time you’ve spent applying sunscreen may not help prevent skin cancer if you don’t think about protective clothing as well.

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Three Tips on How to Apply Sunscreen to Squirmy Kids

June 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Experience, Misc, Tips & Tricks

Avoiding streaks while applying to energetic kids is like the the game of golf where you can always improve and you can be just a smidge off and it will ruin your day. Here are some tips’ I’ve learned earned the hard way over the past two years.

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The Safest Sunscreens for Kids – 2011 Update

June 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Gear

Since 2009′s review of the safest sunscreens for kids, I have had one more skin cancer found and removed. Mirielle is acquiring freckles but still maintains a pasty white glow. I have also tried out and investigated more sunscreens and have new favorites.

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Dear Katie: How About Taking the Kids to Smugglers’ Notch this Summer?

April 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience

Dear Katie: We talked spending a week in Vermont with the kids during August. While I visited Smugglers Notch recently for a winter ski trip, I think it might be the perfect family summer destination.

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