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Summer Boredom Busters for Kids + Blue Lizard Sunscreen Giveaway

For children summer is a time of play, relaxation…and boredom. Yes, those first few days of freedom from school taste delicious but before long parents begin to hear the wails of, “I’m bored!” and “There’s nothing to do!” Check out these 10 fun in the sun summer boredom busters for kids to make the most of the […]

How to Connect Kids with Nature on Family Vacation

Families are so busy juggling science projects, carpools and after-school activities that we often don’t take time to connect with nature – or with each other – in our daily lives. Nature-focused vacations enable parents and children to unplug from technology and everyday stresses while using all of our senses to create lifelong memories. To […]

Best Travel Movies for Kids

Your family doesn’t need to leave home to be transported to another place when you watch movies together that focus on traveling or that take place in a dreamy destination. As a travel enthusiast who loves to explore the world through cinema with my children, here are my picks for the ten best travel movies for kids that parents will love […]

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. […]

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