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Crashing the President’s House with Kids

Crashing the President’s House with Kids

Traveling To History with Teenagers Visiting the home of our current president in Washington, D.C. is not as simple as showing up and knocking on the door. The advanced planning necessary (which includes contacting a member of Congress in ...

Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa : Seeing the Real Hawaii

Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa : Seeing the Real Hawaii

A Cultural Guide For Adventurous Families (VIDEO) I was pretty certain, at that special age when everything is mortifying, that attending a luau in Hawaii is a type of embarrassment specifically reserved for tourists. I was 14 and I knew it all.

A Spooky Adventure in Baltimore: Walking the Poe Trail with Teens

A Spooky Adventure in Baltimore: Walking the Poe Trail with Teens

October is the Perfect Time to have A Spooky Adventure with Edgar Allan Poe in Baltimore - https://go.shr.lc/2NNtcMo @lafamilytravel @BaltimoreMD @Samdfriedman226 #familytravel #travel #Halloween

Making History Cool: Philadelphia with Teens

Making History Cool: Philadelphia with Teens

Thanks to Lin Manuel Miranda and his Broadway smash hit “Hamilton,” U.S. History has never been cooler, so now is the perfect time to hip-hop on the bandwagon and take teens (and pre-teens) to Philadelphia to see “the room[s] where it happened.”

Grab a Bigger Piece of this World With Your Kids – Global CommUnity

Grab a Bigger Piece of this World With Your Kids – Global CommUnity

Wouldn’t it be great if Pancho Villa could step out of a history book and shake your hand on your first trip to Mexico? What if he told you tales of his revolutionary escapades? (Or his stint in Hollywood while they filmed them?) Or sang folk ...

A Summer Staycation –  Hyatt Regency Westlake

A Summer Staycation – Hyatt Regency Westlake

We’ve never done a staycation. I’ve never seen the point. Our house is fine. We have a pool. We have a grill in the backyard. We have a great view of some pretty hills (ok, they’re often brown but they’re better than ...

A Long Weekend In La Jolla Shores with Kids

A Long Weekend In La Jolla Shores with Kids

This is more than just a travel story. It's a love story that takes place on the road. Its latest chapter took place in La Jolla Shores, California. It's a tale of two families who used to live in the same town and spent a lot of time together. ...

Flying Over Trees

Flying Over Trees

We didn’t know my son Kaleb was scared of heights until we rode the Ferris wheel at California Adventure. When our pod started climbing and swaying, he threw himself on the floor and hid his head between his father’s knees. No amount of ...

A Spooktacular Holiday at the Great Wolf Lodge

A Spooktacular Holiday at the Great Wolf Lodge

It started in the lobby. A big black spider clung to the ceiling, its sharp fangs hovering over the little guest’s heads, an eerie spiderweb covered the entire front window. This sight alone would have turned any sensible creature to a ...

2 Moms, 4 Boys and an RV: 7 Tips on Survival

2 Moms, 4 Boys and an RV: 7 Tips on Survival

An abridged version of this post first appeared in Outdoor Family Magazine. What could possibly go wrong? Four boys jostling in a small space, no husbands to pawn them off on for a few seconds of peace? Well. This. This could go wrong. And it ...