Quebec City Winter Fun for Families

Founded over four centuries ago, Quebec City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most romantic spots on the planet. But it’s also super family friendly. Bien sûr, this French Canadian city appeals to all ages. From outdoor adventures and cultural activities to a life-sized snowman mascot, you’re sure to have a […]

4 Family Travel Packing Dilemmas Solved

Before I had children, packing was easy. But now that I’m a mom, packing has taken on a whole new and scary dimension. There’s so much to remember, lug, and keep track of! Here are a few parental packing dilemmas I’ve encountered and their solutions.

5 Reasons to Visit McDonald’s Around the World with Kids

McDonald’s can be a lifesaver when traveling to foreign countries with children. The familiar food, toys, and environment at this global fast food chain never cease to reassure my travel wary offspring. Here are five reasons to visit McDonald’s around the world with kids. 1. Get picky eaters to eat. My kids can only be cajoled into eating bites […]

Sanity Saving Tips for Driving with Kids + A Happy Kids, Happy Ride Kit Giveaway

Remember when driving as a teen meant sweet, sweet freedom? The car keys and a few bucks for gas meant you could drive where you wanted, listen to the music you liked and explore the world with your totally awesome friends. As a parent, however, driving often means listening to backseat whining, breaking up sibling fights, and […]

Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas with Kids

From the minute we boarded Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas, we knew we were in for an extraordinary time. After our sailing I asked my shipmate 7-year-old son, Leo, what was his favorite part of our cruise. His answer? “Meeting Joey.” Yep, a humongous ship stocked with bumper cars, a climbing wall, swimming pools, the […]

Ski Tips for Beginners, Nervous Skiers and Families

You will long for crisp winter air, snowy slopes and the adrenaline of shushing down a mountain after reading these ski tips for beginners, nervous skiers and families. I love the beauty of wintry mountains and I want to give my kids the opportunity to learn to ski while they are young and less fearful than […]

5 Reasons to Travel Europe by Train with Kids

Since moving to Europe, my family has discovered a new favorite mode of transportation: the train. With five major train journeys under our belts, I’m confident rail travel will remain our preferred way to travel for the foreseeable future. Before we moved to England, the only train I’d been on for quite some time was a scenic Santa train. […]

Win Travel Books for Kids and Parents

Imagination allows travel to start before you leave the house and even before you pack your bags. Travel can start the minute you learn about a new place or wonder what it would be like to go somewhere…different. Travel books spark wonder and curiosity about the world around us, and make our travel experiences richer and more enjoyable. […]

6 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico with Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. Trying to decide where to go on your next family vacation? If you’re looking to soak up the sun, fill your belly with tasty cuisine and get away from the everyday…Puerto Rico is for you! I embarked […]

5 Quirky Museums for Kids in the U.S.

Museums don’t have to been stuffy, boring places that make kids groan and moan. In fact, there are many unusual museums devoted to interesting and specific topics that can win over even the most reluctant museum-goer. Add these five quirky museums for kids to your vacation must-see list. (This post is brought to you in partnership with Flights.com, a […]