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Make 18 summers with your kids count! (Photo credit: Visit Idaho)

Make 18 Summers Count Twitter Party with Incredible Idaho Vacation Prize

When I think that I only have 18 summers with my kids, and I realize many of those are already gone, I know I want to make each one count! As a new mom, it seemed the nighttime feedings and diaper changes would never end. Now I wonder whatever happened to my toddling, chubby babies when I […]

FAMILY VACATIONS

Make 18 summers with your kids count! (Photo credit: Visit Idaho)

Make 18 Summers Count Twitter Party with Incredible Idaho Vacation Prize

When I think that I only have 18 summers with my kids, and I realize many of those are already gone, … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

Wisteria blooming in romantic Basel, Switzerland

5 Things to Do in Basel, Switzerland on a Romantic Getaway

In the 10 years since we've become parents, my husband and I have taken a handful of romantic … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

DogVacay makes it easy to find affordable, trustworthy pet sitters for dogs like my two lovable pets, Penny (the big one) and Pongo (the little guy) - Photo credit: Colleen Lanin

Travel Tips for Pet Lovers Twitter Party with $250 DogVacay Prize!

It'd be a doggone shame if you didn't join #KidsNTrips for this week's Travel Tips for Pet Lovers … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Embassy Suites #PrettyGreat Family Travel Hack: A pool noodle can act as a bed-bumper on the fly.

Embassy Suites #PrettyGreat Family Travel Hacks

I sing the praises of Embassy Suites often, here on TravelMamas.com and in real life when chatting … [Read More...]

BOOKS, MOVIES, TOYS & GEAR

5 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Traveling Moms

5 Gift Ideas for Traveling Moms

Sure, moms love a handcrafted card and breakfast in bed for Mother's Day or their birthday. But if … [Read More...]

GIVEAWAYS

Make 18 summers with your kids count! (Photo credit: Visit Idaho)

Make 18 Summers Count Twitter Party with Incredible Idaho Vacation Prize

When I think that I only have 18 summers with my kids, and I realize many of those are already gone, … [Read More...]

LIFE JOURNEYS

5 Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Traveling Moms

5 Gift Ideas for Traveling Moms

Sure, moms love a handcrafted card and breakfast in bed for Mother's Day or their birthday. But if … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

Peanuts characters wander through Canada's Wonderland (Photo credit: Canada's Wonderland)

Tips for Visiting Canada’s Wonderland Theme Park

While Canada may not be as well known for its theme parks or roller coasters as its U.S. neighbor, … [Read More...]

CRUISES

Playing in a Disney Cruise Line splash pad for non-potty-trained kids

12 Tips for Cruising with Kids

Cruising with kids makes a great choice for a family vacation. Many new cruise ships are like … [Read More...]

RESTAURANTS

A Palm Springs romantic getaway provides a respite from parenting and cold weather!

Palm Springs Romantic Getaway

Mid-way through our Palm Springs romantic getaway, I asked my husband why we hadn't done this … [Read More...]