Best Holiday Events in Chicago *THIS POST WAS LAST UPDATED IN DECEMBER 2015, FOR THE CURRENT YEAR'S POST, CLICK HERE. Chicago is one of the best cities to visit during the holiday season. The holidays begin in earnest in Chicago . . .
Today I am thrilled to have a guest post from Claire of World Traveler in Training. Originally from North Delaware, Claire moved to Germany in February 2012 for a job at the University of Hamburg. Her parents are expats from the . . .
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 kids books to put your family in the holiday . . .
If you're planning on hitting the road this holiday season with your family, it's probably a safe bet you will need to have something to entertain the children along the way. Why not pass an hour or two with a classic holiday . . .
Social media is more accessible than ever, and our phones are always within easy reach, but it's not always easy to make your travel photos amazing. I find myself constantly snapping pictures on my phone, editing, filtering, . . .
As with previous posts, I've put together a list of books we have read with our children or recommend for reading with children before traveling abroad. These books will hopefully provide some inspiration before heading to England . . .
Many years ago, before I had children, I was an elementary school teacher. With the birth of my first child, my career came to an abrupt halt. When I sent my youngest off to Kindergarten, I realized I missed teaching and went back . . .
Virtually Visiting the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago This week I learned many new things about transitioning websites and making a YouTube video. Here is my first YouTube video . . .
This blog post will be short and sweet as I have just returned from a two week vacation and am incredibly jet lagged. Please forgive any rambling or misspellings, my brain is only functioning at half capacity. This summer flew by . . .
Thinking of a trip to Italy? Looking for books to inspire young readers? Check out our list of suggested reading, there's something for everyone! . . .
Every year, people head to the state fair to experience the rides, have fun as a family, and sample the deep fried food. When I recently read an article about the best state fairs in the country, Wisconsin's was on the list. I . . .
In our family, there is meal time, and there is snack time, and it often feels more importance is given to the latter. We have found that nothing satisfies a child (or adult) on the verge of a meltdown more than a quality snack. . . .