Mommy and Me Getaway to San Juan Puerto Rico

San Juan Puerto Rico is one of the most historical and majestic islands in the Caribbean. The culture is rich and the food is delicious. Many travelers come to San Juan to experience its old town charm and tropical lands.  With no passport required for U.S. Citizens, Puerto Rico is the ideal destination for family travel....more

Conscious Parenting Break Down – The what, how and why!

Conscious Parenting is a term for a more peaceful, aware style of parenting. I’m sure you have heard talk about it.I live it.And it is a way easier, more effective and peaceful style of parenting, or way of life rather!...more

Top 10 Things to Do in AZ for Spring Training (besides baseball)

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Practical Packing with Kids

Two trips in a month gave me the best lesson and skill – the art of practical packing.After several family trips with our daughter, I have come to the conclusion that I prefer summer travel. It’s just easier with less luggage and we all move at faster speeds without ice.We all know I’m a beach lover but I’ve also enjoyed mini getaways full of hot chocolate snuggle time. Last month included two family adventures – snow bound and beach bound. Which one do you think I preferred? In the battle of snow vs. sand, the snow didn’t stand a chance in winning....more

12 Travelers Share Their Favorite Family Vacation Destinations

 Do you ever think about what your favorite vacation is? Many of us' favorite vacation was the latest one because it is fresh in our memory and we enjoyed so many places that it's hard to decide....more

Family Travel: The Tryp Hotel New York City

 SEEKING FUN, FAB, FAMILY TRAVEL ACCOMMODATIONS?Factor The TRYP HOTEL BY WYNDHAM into your next trip to New York City!...more

Family Fun Is Waiting on the Washington State Coast

From the Valley of the Giants to the Valley of 10,000 Waterfalls, the Washington State Coast has something to offer everyone. Packing up the family and heading to the coast was the best decision we've made in a long time! The reminder of how much fun it can be to spend time together and explore a new destination is just what we needed to grow closer together....more

Teaching Kids To Pack: A Prospective, Randomised, Uncontrolled Trial

Parents of young travellers have concocted a variety of tools to aid in the development of packing skills in their children, as they transition from incapable neonates to mature adults.In this experiment, we supply two children (a three-year-old female and a six-year-old male, respectively) with two randomly-selected visual packing guides for kids, and observe to determine if there is an effect on their performance....more

Road Trip - Returning to the Midwest

We love the Road Trip.And we love the return home.Home…ahhhh“My kitchen whimsy”...more

Road Trip - Our Final Moments in NY

We spent the beginning of our last week on Road Trip at our family host’s home and then we headed to Wells, VT for a mini-vacation at a Bed & Breakfast Cottage to finish off the week. My husband was flying in to meet up with us, relax for a few days and then be my traveling companion for the return-to-home part of the Road Trip.We busied ourselves “spreading the love” as much as we could those last few days, although we were starting to wear thin. At this point in the journey we are always a bit like we have been eating way too much sugar for weeks on end, which we have....more