Why YOU need to take a couple’s getaway before it’s too late

Let me be clear– postpartum depression and anxiety are very real. Most of us don’t even realize we suffer from any of it until we look back when the kids get a little older. This is [...]


Introducing a new spin on family travel through Twist Travel Magazine

I have a degree in magazine publishing. Did you know that? I don’t often talk about myself. This site is for you. It is not about me. It is to help you travel more, through tips, [...]


When Travel Throws You Lemons and You Try to Make Lemonade

Waves splashed up around us. I was holding onto Jina’s feet as she leaned over the side, desperate to throw up and ease her stomach that the waves had tossed around. We were in the Caribbean Sea [...]


How Traveling with Kids Can Stop Bullying in Our Schools

Across the globe we see differences to what we know as the norm. Even at home we see different colored skin, different languages being spoken, food eaten and traditions being celebrated. When you [...]


Bringing clean drinking water to the children of the world with P&G

Remember that time your child was splashing through the puddles or on a hike with you and they bent down to drink a little of the muddy lake, stream or puddle water along the trail? You cringed [...]


Sell everything and hit the road with Crazy Family Adventure

<<< Guest Post by Bryanna from Crazy Family Adventure>>> Sell almost everything we own— our beautiful house on a half-acre, fenced lot on a dead-end road in a perfect family [...]


Driving cross country with kids isn’t all sunshine and roses

As I sat across the table from my friend Mara in DC one afternoon in November, a thought occurred to me. I was holding it together more than people knew. I’d been running at 125 percent for over [...]

Stop staring at my screaming child on the plane

The following occurred on a flight from Florida to Seattle in May. The events are real. The tears were real. The wine was delicious.  Tears were pooling and threatened to spill. Ugh. I tilted my [...]


I escaped my life (and kids) to travel…and I’d do it again

It is no secret that I run away from home for a night or two every now and then. As a mother of two little guys I feel like my sanity requires it. At least one good night sleep every now and then [...]

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