Travel: With Kids

In a New York State Of Mind

In a New York State Of Mind

I’ve been a writer for as long as I can remember. For years, I would write in journals and scrapbooks and keep them hidden. See – my parents were both writers, and who wants to go into the family business? Being a writer means you […]

Dreaming Big Dreams – A 5 Year Old’s Travel Wish List

Dreaming Big Dreams – A 5 Year Old’s Travel Wish List

In my house, we often talk about “dreaming big dreams.” In fact, it’s one our core family values. We love “big, hairy, audacious goals” because we’ve learned that when you commit to doing something that is challenging, it pushes you out of your comfort zone. […]

Is an Alaskan Cruise Suitable for Children?

Is an Alaskan Cruise Suitable for Children?

We recently took a family cruise to Alaska. And by family – I mean that we included our little one. We are veteran cruisers, and so is our daughter. I think she’s up to 4 cruises in 4 years. But Alaska? Is an Alaskan cruise […]

My Favorite Travel Books for Kids

My Favorite Travel Books for Kids

I have a soft spot for well-written children’s books. Add to that my family’s love of travel, and suffice it to say we have quite the collection of travel books for kids. My favorite time of day is when we settle in for story time. […]

Day Trip to Berlin, Ohio – A Quick Adventure

Day Trip to Berlin, Ohio – A Quick Adventure

Sometimes in between our big adventures, my family starts to get restless. We just love to travel so much that it’s hard to wait. Enter: Day trips! These quick little adventures are just the thing to keep us from going nuts. We still get to explore […]

Childhood – The Universal Language

Childhood – The Universal Language

My husband and I are rebels. Ok, not really, but sometimes it feels like it. I mean, despite everyone’s wisdom about waiting to travel until kids are bit older, we packed our bags and took our 3 year old to Italy. We flew planes, rode […]

Tips For Traveling With Young Kids

Tips For Traveling With Young Kids

We’ve been traveling pretty extensively since our little one was born.  We took her on 12 flights in her first 12 months! In the process, we’ve picked up a few tips to make traveling easier on ourselves and those around us. Read on to find […]