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6 Tips to Plan a Safer Holiday Family Reunion

6 Tips to Plan a Safer Holiday Family Reunion

Plan­ning a fam­i­ly reunion this year isn’t easy, as we all strug­gle to find safe ways to see loved ones. Our fam­i­ly has had to get cre­ative with host­ing out­door grand­par­ent vis­its. There’s even talk of a back porch Christ­mas tree.  When making 

Perfect Holiday Gifts for Family Travelers

Perfect Holiday Gifts for Family Travelers

For many, the hol­i­days are the most won­der­ful time of the year.  For those of us who strug­gle with find­ing the per­fect gifts, it can also be the most stress­ful, full of fran­tic cat­a­log flip­ping, man­ic Ama­zon scrolling, and hec­tic trips to Target 

How to Have a Family Vacation in London Without Going Nuts

How to Have a Family Vacation in London Without Going Nuts

Since I’m an intro­vert who does­n’t like crowds, I have a love/hate rela­tion­ship with Lon­don. Full of fas­ci­nat­ing his­to­ry, diverse cul­tures, and world-class muse­ums, Lon­don requires care­ful nav­i­ga­tion.     But despite my …

6 Tips to Survive your First Hotel Stay with a Baby

6 Tips to Survive your First Hotel Stay with a Baby

There are babies that can sleep any­where, and my kid was not one of them. If you’re the kind of per­son who finds your baby nap­ping on the floor, I’m jeal­ous. My child needs per­fect con­di­tions to sleep. I can’t tell you how much mon­ey I have …

5 Tips to Traveling with Grandparents Without Losing Your Mind

5 Tips to Traveling with Grandparents Without Losing Your Mind

It can be real­ly fun to bring your child’s grand­par­ents along on a fam­i­ly vaca­tion, but I don’t have to tell you that it can be fraz­zling too. With all the extra peo­ple run­ning around, it’s no won­der the mom in Home Alone for­got one of her kids …

How to Plan the Ultimate Washington D.C. Trip with Kids

How to Plan the Ultimate Washington D.C. Trip with Kids

With free attrac­tions and some of the world’s top muse­ums, vis­it­ing Wash­ing­ton, D.C. with kids is one of the best vaca­tions for a fam­i­ly. But some­how, despite all the ben­e­fits of this kid-friend­ly vaca­tion spot, our fam­i­ly found ourselves …

How to Save Your Family Vacation When Everything Goes Wrong

How to Save Your Family Vacation When Everything Goes Wrong

When I first heard rumors about the French tran­sit strikes, I did­n’t think much about them. After all, our vaca­tion was weeks away. Sure­ly I could keep those reser­va­tions for our dream trip to Paris.

How to Plan a Safe Labor Day Weekend with a Toddler

How to Plan a Safe Labor Day Weekend with a Toddler

Labor Day week­end is that amaz­ing time of the year when you can com­fort­ably enjoy out­door activ­i­ties but total­ly dec­o­rate for Fall! And I am so here for both! As I resist­ed the urge to start bak­ing the first of many batch­es of pump­kin cook­ies, I 

A Local's Guide to the Best of Kid-Friendly Nashville

A Local’s Guide to the Best of Kid-Friendly Nashville

As a native to Nashville, Ten­nessee, I love to tell every­one about my home city. There’s just some­thing spe­cial about the Nashville way. We smile and say hel­lo to strangers. We help each oth­er recov­er after floods or tor­na­does. And we never, …

Our First RV Trip: A Beachy Way of Life — Review: Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

Our First RV Trip: A Beachy Way of Life — Review: Pismo Coast Village RV Resort

It’s the divid­ing line between youth and age. It was about 63 degrees at the beach where we camped at a near­by Pis­mo Beach RV park. A sharp wind made me wish I could retract my head into my body like a tur­tle. At the same time, my boys, 10 and …

The Best Romantic Staycation Ideas

The Best Romantic Staycation Ideas

Did COVID 19 can­cel your roman­tic get­away? Believe me, I under­stand. We had to can­cel a trip to cel­e­brate our 5th wed­ding anniver­sary. But, just because you’re stuck in town does­n’t mean you can’t still have some cou­ple’s fun! We already had 

RVs for Families 101: Tips to Prepare You for Your First RV Trip!

RVs for Families 101: Tips to Prepare You for Your First RV Trip!

We bought a trav­el trail­er and went camp­ing this sum­mer like every­one else. And, like most peo­ple who had­n’t gone camp­ing reg­u­lar­ly pre-COVID, we were forced to become experts as we were fly­ing out the door. We col­lect­ed as much infor­ma­tion as …