Truro

Victoria Park Playground Road Trip (Truro)

Victoria Park Playground Road Trip (Truro)

Victoria Park in Truro is a massive (ONE THOUSAND ACRES) park with a fantastic playground, trails everywhere, picnic tables, charming brooks winding through the woods, and a stunning waterfall. In short, it's the perfect destination for a fall road trip.

Riverbreeze Corn Maze (without the maze)

Riverbreeze Corn Maze (without the maze)

Corn mazes are the stuff of nightmares for me. Put one directionally-challenged person in a place that is DESIGNED to get you lost and, well, let's just say it's likely I'd never been seen or heard from again. Luckily the Riverbreeze Corn Maze in Truro has lots of other activities for people who are too scared to try a corn maze...

Happy Mother's Day AKA Baby's First Stitches

Happy Mother's Day AKA Baby's First Stitches

My first attempt to celebrate my Mother's Day was done the Saturday before the actual day and, because irony loves me, I ended up in the ER with Miss M after a playground accident while in the midst of writing two articles about kids and play. One was about the benefits of playgrounds, including safety tips; the other about parents who are overprotecting their kids in play. In my defence, it was really a completely unavoidable accident. Well, mostly unavoidable, except that I kind of foreshadowed it.