Archive for February 29, 2016

Archive

Meghan Kinsey: How to Motivate

Today's Q & A is with Meghan Kinsey, owner and lead instructor at Motivate barre & cardio, in downtown Newburyport. With our month of love and kindness coming to an end, I'm very happy to finish with Meghan.  Her positive…

On Parenting: With Amy Pertl-Clark

What if parenting were easier and simpler than we think? While I was pregnant, I read this book by economist Bryan Caplan. It opened my eyes to the idea that perhaps we are all trying too hard. And maybe, if we…

With Kids: Peabody Essex Museum

I have two children.  I don't talk about them frequently, because in all honesty this blog is my escape.  But I realize that some of our readers have children and like to take them out of the house from time…

Kirstyn Pearl: Seacoast Sweets

Here at the Newburyport Daytripper, we love promoting local people.  Kirstyn Pearl came on our radar after her chocolates ended up at the Newburyport Farmer's Market. Read her Q & A to learn more about her amazing work ethic and new…

Feed the Beast: Writing 101

Today's post is the first in a new series, Feed the Beast, which is all about tapping into your creative side.  The series was inspired by a conversation I had with my father when I was about sixteen.  He encouraged me…

24-Hour Girls Getaway in Portsmouth, NH

Taking some advice from this post, I decided to prioritze myself and recharge. Here is a look at 24 hours in and around Porstmouh, New Hampshire.  The suggestions below would make for a great girls weekend, but it could also work…

Manny Muros: Experiencing Love

Guest poster Manny Muros is the Director of the Yoga Center of Newburyport. He teaches Asana, Meditation and Yogic philosophy. Manny began his devotional meditation practice in 1995, as a way to balance his life, and began his study of…

The art of listening

I spend a good portion of my day listening to people explain how losing the ability to hear has impacted their lives. From this, I’ve learned a few things. First, that we are social creatures who desire connections with the…