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Travel, United States

15 Tips for Visiting New York City with a Baby

My very popular (and helpful) post on visiting New York City with a baby has been revised as of August 2018. It’s filled with even more tips on how to navigate the Big Apple for a fun and safe family vacation. I know what you’re thinking. Visiting New York City with a baby sounds more than a little cray-cray. I understand where you’re coming from – hordes of people, the subway, tiny…

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Blogging, Travel, United States

A Visit to Ellis Island and A Wake Up Call

I stood at the foot of the famed Registry Hall in Ellis Island’s Main Building and took myself back in time to the day my great-grandmother, Maria Fagnano, arrived.  The red clay colored floor before me was perfectly shined to museum quality and the white terra cotta ceiling tiles brought in much needed light and heat from the bright afternoon sun.  It was too pristine, too showcased.  What would it have been…

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