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Traveling with a Teen in New York City

Longing for some uninterrupted time with our only child, my husband and I agreed that we needed a family vacation. Bribing is not necessarily the best parenting practice. However, the opportunities to travel with our insanely busy college-age son, Weston, are dwindling. So we made him an offer he couldn’t refuse–an all expense-paid trip to…

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DoubleTree by Hilton offers “Tree-mendous” Prizes to Celebrate The Lorax in Theaters

DoubleTree by Hilton is celebrating the new animated movie, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, arriving in theaters March 2, with two eco-travel inspired sweepstakes now through April 29, 2012. The DoubleTree by Hilton Eco-Trip Sweepstakes is available to Hilton HHonors members at and features a grand prize trip for four (airfare and accommodations included) to…

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Fun mother-daughter escape at Houston’s Hotel Derek

Summer will be over before you know it.   Indulge in some special mother-daughter bonding at the oh so hip Hotel Derek in Houston, Texas. The hotel offers complimentary transportation to the Galleria–a shopping center with more than 350 stores, restaurants and yes, an ice  skating rink! The Back to School! Package includes: free manicure…