B is for Beats…Kids Musical Beats

Voices raised, arms flying, feet stomping, heads rolling.  A scene from a typical sibling fight?  Could be, but the music’s blaring, so it must be…Family Dance Party! In the car, around the house,… Continue reading

Travel Lessons Reinforced

You spend months planning for an epic trip.  You and your kids spend the break itself exploring a bounty of subjects, learning new cultures, new lands, new ideas.  Then you come home and never think about… Continue reading

Lufthansa’s Airbus A380 – The Journey, As Exciting As the Destination

My heart raced a little quicker with excitement. My throat choked up for reasons I wasn’t quite sure. My eyes drew wide like a toddler watching a marching band. I wanted to clap… Continue reading

Packing Tips – For Mom and Kids

I came across a great article on Travel + Leisure’s website, “QVC’s Lisa Robertson’s Top 10 Packing Tips”.  I nodded my head in agreement as it relates to my own suitcase then recognized… Continue reading

Altitude Sickness: Family Awareness

“Hi.  Mrs. Walsh? This is Katie from Daycare.  I don’t want to alarm you, but I wanted you to know your baby hasn’t eaten anything today and hardly napped.  She is still smiling,… Continue reading

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas–On The Road

Just about every year we round up the troops, grab all our gear and hop on a flight to see family for the holidays. This year is no different for Little B and… Continue reading

The Fuzzy Lemons – An Oasis of Smiles

A festive beat of drums, guitars and a saxophone intermixed with children’s joyful cheers ricocheted through the concrete canyons of New York City’s streets.  My family and I followed the vibrations and stumbled… Continue reading

B is for…Bon Appetit Magazine Dishing on Food and Family Friendly Rome

In Bon Appetit‘s May 2011 Italy issue, writer Hugh Garvey shared in “Little Caesars” his “key to a successful food- and family-friendly Roman holiday”…”Let your kids run the show”. We took Little B… Continue reading

Over the Hills and Through the Woods

Walking through baggage claim I hear in unison “Mommy!!!!”  Jumping into my arms and talking a mile a minute, Little B and the Boy excitedly recant their past week.  My parents volunteered to… Continue reading

To Infinity…and Beyond!

5-4-3-2-1  Bsshoooooo.  We have lift off! Today, my family and I joined thousands of other beach goers to watch the final space shuttle blast into space.  The launch marked an end of an… Continue reading