Ironically, after creating a Hot Holiday Packing List for Families, we were in the taxi on the way to the airport for our trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and I blurt out, “We forgot the stroller!” Jamie says, “Yep… I thought about it last night but figure we don’t need it anymore”. So off we were […]
Do you unplug while away on vacation or are you constantly searching for the free Wi-Fi with every place you go? This past trip I definitely unplugged, but I wouldn’t say I was completely cut-off. No blogging, Instagram pictures, Facebook posts or Tweets! I left my blogging and my full-time work at home and had very […]
After we returned from our ski trip at Whitefish Mountain Resort, someone asked me “Why do you do that kind of trip, it can’t be that relaxing… Sound like so much work?” Yes, it is a bit of work to get organized and get the kids in the lessons, get geared up, exercise, etc. Yes, […]
Many parents debated on whether or not they should be taking kids out of school to travel. This has been a hot topic in many school systems and cities around the world lately. What I am learning about is that other school systems in the world have very strict guidelines and rules about taking your […]
Here are 5 family travel blunders that we have experienced over the years. Let’s just get the realities of travelling with kids out there… it is never perfect. There are many moments when parents look at each other and think “Yep, that just happened!”. In the spirit of making all you other parents out there feel a […]
Does the tooth fairy know I’m not home? This was the first question my son asked me after we celebrated the excitement of loosing his first tooth this past summer. Away on vacation and not in our home, so how would the tooth fairy know where he was?
Think about when you travelled as an individual, either alone or with another person. Sure you were possibly concerned about someone else maybe if they have a fear of flying or you genuinely felt bad when someone else got motion sickness. But you were not responsible for them; you could help them out as best […]
Over the past few years, there is a growing trend to take a “Babymoon”, a trip that you take prior to having a baby. A time for you to relax, rest and get that last piece of calmness prior to baby coming. Although I traveled while pregnant with both my children neither are what I […]