5 Tips for Seeing the Northern Lights in Winter and Summer

Some years are better than others. Bad things happen, the world changes, but for our little family (me, my husband, and two kids who are now 9 and 7), it was a magical year all because we saw the [...]


Quetzal paradise in Costa Rica

We had been sitting for 45 minutes, watching long blue feathers sticking out of a hole in a tree. I was in the cloud forest in the Central Valley in Costa Rica, with my husband and two kids. We [...]


5 Yoga positions to help your body feel better after a plane ride

You’ve been sitting in an airplane seat for hours. Whether you’re traveling with your kids and have been focused on them, or you’re traveling without them and have been reading and napping, [...]


5 foods that strengthen your immune system while traveling

You’re about to go on a trip with your family, and you want to make sure you stay healthy. A candy bar might seem like a great idea at the time, but when your blood sugar crashes half an hour [...]


Staying Healthy While Traveling in the Developing World

You’re taking a trip to the developing world, and maybe you’re even taking your kids.  Congratulations!  There are so many amazing things to see.  However, you’ll need to take a [...]