Category Archive: Inspiration

Family Road Trip

My sleepy eyes stare ahead at the black dash board; broken white lines methodically stream by in my peripheral.  My ears pick up dim whispers of my husbands voice matching the murmur escaping… 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

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

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

Lessons from Traveling with Mom – Happy Mother’s Day!

Yesterday across the world, men and women, boys and girls, paused their busy lives to celebrate their moms, grandmas and mother-in-laws and give thanks for their life-long selflessness and unconditional love.  I spent… Continue reading

Tips for Long Flights with Toddler

Below is an email full of travel tips my sister sent to her husband prior to his first cross-Atlantic trip flying solo with their just-turned-3 year old daughter.  Thanks for sharing, sis! To:  Husband,… Continue reading

Trading Board for Baby

Racing down the alpine corridor shifting my weight toe-side to heel-side and back again, I effortlessly weave past crowds of skiers.  Powder sprays behind my snowboard as I shout, “Wahoooooo!”.   I navigate… Continue reading