Kathy Dittrich

Writer and editor—I organize and clarify content.

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I create clear and engaging content, like winning grant proposals and engagement driven blog posts. I specialize in helping clients organize their content to better share their story and knowledge. I especially enjoy writing about healthy living, parenting, and science related fields.

Get Outside With These Family-Friendly Sleigh Rides | BabyQuip Blog

Each holiday season, from Thanksgiving through Christmas, Christmas by Candlelight comes to Old Sturbridge Village. This month long event takes place each weekend (Friday through Sunday) from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. In addition to sleigh rides, Christmas by Candlelight features New England holiday traditions, live music, storytelling, festive foods, a roaring bonfire, a nightly tree lighting, and a gingerbread house contest!

Three Ways to Instill Gratitude in Children | BabyQuip Blog

The gift of gratitude-helping your little ones to develop a mindset of gratitude-checks all these boxes. Being conscious of all they have to be grateful for will serve our children well in difficult times and provide a foundation on which to build character.

8 Trick-or-Treating Alternatives for Halloween |

You may have heard of, or observed a decline in door-to-door trick-or-treating. Survey data from the National Retail Federation (NRF) suggests it's true that fewer and fewer families are taking their kids trick-or-treating each year.

Expert Sleep Advice for Holiday Travel | BabyQuip Blog

The holidays offer us an opportunity to spend time with loved ones, celebrate the past year, and welcome the coming year. But all too often, we get overwhelmed by parties, cooking, baking, shopping, and travel. It's a busy time-for kids from one to 92-which can mean lots of travel, missed naps, and late bedtimes.

8 Reasons to Support Small and Local Businesses | BabyQuip Blog

As a small business with 300+ small and local business providers on our platform -BabyQuip understands the challenges and joys of running a small business. In some ways, running a small business is like parenting. There are sometimes long days, great personal investment, and dedication to customer service.

14 Weird & Amazing Thanksgiving Facts | BabyQuip

From all of us at BabyQuip, Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Now, dig in to these 14 festive Thanksgiving facts! 1. Pumpkin pie was not served at the first Thanksgiving meal. The Pilgrims didn't have ovens for baking and they lacked the butter and flour necessary for pie crust.

Fun & Free Family Activities in Washington DC | BabyQuip Blog

One of the great things about visiting the DC area is also one of the challenging things about visiting the DC area-the variety and abundance of attractions. When you're planning your stay, the options can seem overwhelming. There are over 70 museums alone-17 in just the Smithsonian Institution!

5 Eye-Opening Family-Friendly Ghost Tours

Guided tours are a great way to learn more about the history and culture of a city. For kids, guided tours expose them to new places and personalities while also educating them about the history of an area and its people. This kind of historical learning expands a child's understanding of the world and their place in it.