These days, planning a family vacation can be tough. We save vacation time specifically for each year’s getaway, so we want to enjoy every minute. But sometimes, it can be super stressful. There’s a better way to vacation that . . .
When planning a road trip with kids, it is important to have a bag full of tricks that will entertain the family while driving! While music can be fun to listen to and audiobooks are great, after a few hours of both, the kids will . . .
We all know it is important to take steps to get ready for vacation and make sure everything is covered while you are away. In the days leading up to departure I often find myself overwhelmed by the number of . . .
One of the reasons parents hesitate to take long haul flights with their children has to do with not only the plane ride (and the cost), but also dealing with the unknown when it comes to adjusting to jet lag. In seventeen years . . .
If you haven't heard, everyone wants to know about TSA Precheck. What does it mean and how do you get it? We've been using it now for almost five years and I have certainly noticed the uptick in passengers using the expedited . . .
Every year, Chicago breaks its own record for the number of tourists to visit the Windy City. The good news is there are plenty of rooms for all of these tourists. The bad? Finding the best hotel for families in Chicago can . . .
Now is the best time to travel to Europe on a budget. As a family, we have visited sixteen European countries, learning something new each time. With the arrival of each child, the cost of travel has grown . . .
When I think back on my first trip abroad, I am amazed I even survived. There were no cell phones (we used calling cards), no e-mail (snail mail had to suffice), no fancy translators (I had to use phrasebooks and fancy hand . . .
It isn’t often you find a vehicle that makes you question the one you currently own. I love my SUV, but I recently had a chance to test drive a Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD, and was completely blown away. From the beautiful interior . . .
Parents seem to search endlessly for the perfect toy to entertain the younger set, while hoping the older ones will ask for something more than a gift card. This holiday gift guide for kids who love to travel will appeal to . . .
If you find yourself on the road this holiday season with kids in the back seat, you will want to have some books on board to entertain them along the way. Here are some of our favorite Christmas books for kids to get everyone in . . .
Are you one of those people who never prints your photos? I’m raising my hand over here, because now that everything is digital, I rarely take time to print pictures. All of that is about to change with our discovery of the . . .