From the Momfilter archives  As an East Coast transplant living in Southern California, I recently decided it was time my Los Angeles born and raised daughters Kit, 10, and Olivia, 6, experience a real winter season and learn to ski. We packed our bags and flew to Aspen, Co. for four days with daily passes to […]


I grew up in Southern California, so the idea skiing for the day is a completely foreign.We would drive five hours in a sputtering diesel to Mammouth Mountain and would make a vacation of it.  I live in New York now and have only recently rediscovered my love and longing for skiing. Our friend Frank recently […]

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If you live in the northeast and are looking for a winter family getaway, you should check out the Chateau Montebello, the world’s largest log cabin hotel, located in between Montreal and Ottawa. It’s a lovely place to be when it’s freezing outside—simultaneously impressive and cozy. Its lobby has a six-sided fireplace right smack in its […]

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