Over on A Child Grows in Brooklyn's Small Kid Big City series, I am talking about how to capture the moment while on vacation and sharing the story of my recent family trip to the Poconos.

One of the great things about NYC is that for all crowds and density and lack of open space and nature, it is not too hard to get out of the city and into a completely different environment.

Ok, so it helps to have a car, and even then, traffic can be terrible, a two hour drive with small kids is not for the faint of heart...

Read the whole story on A Child Grows in Brooklyn.