You don’t have to break the bank at amusement parks with kids

Every single time we go to an amusement park we end up spending way too much money. For a while I wasn’t sure how that could possibly happen. What in the world were we buying? When I sat down to [...]


How Your Family Can Fly Free with a Southwest Rewards Card

• • • Southwest Rewards card guest post by Lyn Mettler • • • Last year, my family discovered the secret to flying around the country for free. We managed to visit six destinations for less than [...]

The one thing that can save a bad vacation

When we plan vacations we don’t think of bad vacations. We think of sunny skies, happy visits with friends and family, new adventures or the joy of revisiting favorite spots. We don’t [...]


Mother Daughter getaway to Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Living less than an hour away from Pittsburgh, PA we have friends and family that are life-long skiers and have raved about Seven Springs for as long as I can remember. They’ve talked about [...]

Travel to Iceland with babies and toddlers this winter

Brrr… baby it’s cold outside or at least it is in Iceland. Why in the world would you think about bringing your baby or toddler to Iceland in the winter? Here are a few reasons- Northern Lights, [...]


A Parents’ Survival Guide to Walt Disney World: What to Pack

For families visiting Walt Disney World for the first time, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the exciting planning details like where to stay, what to eat, and which park to hit first, but [...]


How Will the Kids Survive Without Mom for One Week?

Now, I consider myself a pretty good mom. Oh sure like many others I slack off from time to time, some weeks more than others. I watch movies with my toddler when I am too tired to play one more [...]


Celebrate Travel: A Two Wheel Salute to National Bike Month

Did you know that May is National Bike Month? With the weather starting to get a little better here in the northern hemisphere, what better way to celebrate this outdoor activity than with a few [...]


San Javier Mission in Loreto, Mexico

Hot, dusty and sweaty. That is what a trip up to San Javier Mission is. You know what else it is? Awe inspiring, monumental, historic, intriguing, and a rock-filled good time.The boys and I, [...]

Tips for Breastfeeding on a Plane for a First Time Mom

Breastfeeding mothers rejoice. You can do it on a plane! Solo business traveling males- have no fear, breastfeeding mothers are generally a discreet bunch when it comes to cramped modes of [...]

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