Posts from February 2011

President's Day Field Trip

Monday, February 14, 2011 2:00 AM by Minne Mom

Our kids have both Friday and Monday off school this coming weekend, and with the making up of snow days it may be our last long weekend this school year. Long weekends always get me thinking about fun family things we can do, and this one's no different, especially since my husband is looking at a piece of farm equipment that's located in Illinois.

Hmmmm... Illinois... long weekend... President's Day... sounds like the perfect opportunity for a presidential field trip!

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BY: Corrie Oberdin

Over the past year, I've learned that one of bravest things you can do is travel with small children. On top of the standard travel headaches like the extra packing, the potential for a crying jab on the airplane and other minor catastrophes, small children don't always "fit in" at the standard tourist destinations. I've collected several child friendly destinations from my hometown of Omaha, NE in the hopes that parents planning a visit here can know they're going somewhere that not only welcomes, but engages kids. Here