How To Survive A Road Trip With Kids

Who doesn’t love a good road trip? What once meant days on end cruising down the road with no real plan, has turned into a completely new meaning for parents. We kissed goodbye the feeling of spontaneous trips and flying by the seats of our pants the moment we gave birth to our bundles of joy. That doesn’t mean that our lives are over, however. This simply means we have to adapt, and that we have to give our kids experiences that they will remember for the rest of their lives....more

Headed for the Hills in Lawton, Oklahoma

Headed for the Hills in Lawton, Oklahoma Kids love hamburgers, t...more

Just a Little Something I've Got in the Works...

After a long, looong winter, I've got vacation on the brain!And as I'm sure many of you know, vacationing with small kids is amazing - AND super-challenging.  So what I've decided to do is make a little video-series of my top tips for dealing with all those issues we as parents have to think about when travelling with our littles.Here's a quick rundown of what I've got in the works for you:...more

10 Reasons You Should Take a Cruise with the Kids

My family was very lucky that we were able to live abroad for two and half years when our girls were little.  During that time we took advantage of being able to travel and see new things.  In all, we visited 27 different countries.  ...more

Why we travel with a sensitive child, by guest blogger Bronwyn Joy

No one ever said traveling with young children was easy. And anyone with a Highly Sensitive Child can tell you that doing anything that requires leaving the house, be it flying to Italy or going to the supermarket for eggs, can be a challenge. We try to do everything in our power to make our trips, short and long, as easy and comfortable as can be....more

Creating little globetrotters: family travel tips

"Oh, we are going to wait to have kids; we want to travel first!"I have heard that so many times. Don't get me wrong: of course everyone is free to decide if and when they want to have children; I would never presume to patronize anyone by giving them a speech on why they should have children now!But I felt it might be helpful to travel lovers out there if I did my bit to bust the myth, since in my experience, children and travel are by no means mutually exclusive....more
Great tips ~ we are travelers with Kids our kids have been all over the world its been awesome!!more

5 simple tips for easy-peasy holiday travel

Holiday travel can often be a total disaster. Flight delays, horrendous traffic, and nasty wintertime flu can leave you feeling worse than Mr. Scrooge. Add traveling with kids into the mix and your patience, poise, and rule to “never yell in public” is sure to be tested. However, holiday travel doesn’t have to involve bah humbugs and emotional meltdowns....more

Your Family Needs a Little Sunshine

When I was 18, I boarded my first plane ride. Headed to Piney Point, Maryland, I was a small town girl on the way to a closed campus, 4 week course on a US Coast Guard base to earn a Merchant Mariner's Document and learn the ropes of hospitality....more

Uprooting My Life for the “American Dream” in Costa Rica

by Kim WaltersI am often asked why I decided to uproot my kids and move to Costa Rica.There are a few things that inspired me to take this leap. One thing was my son was going off to college in Florida…we’re from Maine. With him leaving, we really didn’t have a reason to stay in the Northeast. Lucky for me, my daughters, 14 and 11 at the time, were willing to up and leave their schools and friends to go on a grand adventure....more