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Don’t put your dreams of far-off places on hold because of your children… πŸŒβœ”οΈIntegrate them into those dreamsπŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦βœˆοΈπŸš‰πŸš’πŸŽ‰

If this isn’t a Sprintingwiththeshaps motto I don’t know what is. The author in the following blog post also ends with “I believe one of the best things you can give your child is an adventurous life with exposure to various cultures.” If I was given a penny for every person that said I was… Continue reading Don’t put your dreams of far-off places on hold because of your children… πŸŒβœ”οΈIntegrate them into those dreamsπŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦βœˆοΈπŸš‰πŸš’πŸŽ‰

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Victoria Gardens 🎑 And Momofuku Milk Bar🍦πŸͺ- Did you know there’s an Amusement Park in Central Park During the Summer??? πŸ—½πŸŒžπŸŽ πŸŽ‘πŸŽ’β›²οΈ

Every year in the Wollman Rink at Central Park they open a small amusement park for the summer season. 🎠🎒🎑 It’s cute and easy and so doable in 2 hours. I try to hit it up once during the summer it’s one of our annual traditions. βœ”οΈπŸŒžπŸ“… For the most part if you’re over 40″… Continue reading Victoria Gardens 🎑 And Momofuku Milk Bar🍦πŸͺ- Did you know there’s an Amusement Park in Central Park During the Summer??? πŸ—½πŸŒžπŸŽ πŸŽ‘πŸŽ’β›²οΈ

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The Beast Boat Ride- FUNNEST 45 Minutes in NYC on a Hot Summer Day! πŸŒžπŸ—½πŸš€πŸ’¨

Every year I make sure the summer doesn’t end without a boat ride on the Beast. πŸŒžπŸš€πŸ’¨πŸ—½ I’ve been dying to take Shane on the boat and this year he juuuust eeked in at the 40 inch mark. πŸ‘¦πŸ»βœ… Phew! I was jumping up and down with excitement and revving him up and asking if… Continue reading The Beast Boat Ride- FUNNEST 45 Minutes in NYC on a Hot Summer Day! πŸŒžπŸ—½πŸš€πŸ’¨

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Snowdays Shaved Cream Co. and Seaglass Carousel πŸ¦πŸŽ πŸ πŸ¬πŸŸπŸ—½

In the summer I always like to make a few trips into the city with the kids. New on the list for this summer was Snowdays Shaved Ice Cream and the Seaglass Carousel in Battery Park. They were fairly nearby each other so it was a perfect pairing. We skipped a traditional lunch and headed… Continue reading Snowdays Shaved Cream Co. and Seaglass Carousel πŸ¦πŸŽ πŸ πŸ¬πŸŸπŸ—½

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Bucketlist Check- MACY’s NYC Fireworks on the East River for the 4th of July!!!πŸ—½πŸŽ†πŸŽ‡πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

I have always wanted to check out the fireworks in Manhattan with my kids for the 4th of July. πŸ—½πŸŽ† But somehow 10 years later and the time has just gotten away from me. Either I was pregnant, or had a little baby, or the weather was crappy or the weather was perfect and we… Continue reading Bucketlist Check- MACY’s NYC Fireworks on the East River for the 4th of July!!!πŸ—½πŸŽ†πŸŽ‡πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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An Open Letter to My Little Sister on the Birth of Her 1st DaughterπŸ†• πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ’πŸŽ€πŸŽ‰πŸŒΈ (Birth and Beyond)

Dear Tanya, As you embark on this new magnificently amazingly beautiful journey of Motherhood here’s a few things you should know…I’m not saying I’m an expert by any means but after giving birth and raising 4 kids for almost 12 years I’ve learned a shortcut or two along the way….Of course I could go on… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Little Sister on the Birth of Her 1st DaughterπŸ†• πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ’πŸŽ€πŸŽ‰πŸŒΈ (Birth and Beyond)