Category Archive: Lists

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

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

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

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

Top 5 Ways to Uncover Fun Family Activities While Traveling

Try one of these approaches to uncover fun activities or special events on your next family trip. 1. Ask a cab driver. Cab drivers are often friendly locals that want you to enjoy… Continue reading

Fun Hiking Gear for Your Family

Ahhh…The first kiss of spring.  Your winter coat and gloves retreat to their place in the closet.  Your step welcomes a revived bounce and your cheeks blush from the tender sun warming your… Continue reading

Top 5 Lessons on Managing Car Seats at Airports

I know, you’re traveling by plane.  But, you’ve got to get your family to and from the airports, right?  And your children may be in a car at some point during your trip,… Continue reading

Top 5 Ways to Keep Everyone Smiling

The following are my top five ways to keep everyone smiling on a family vacation: 1.     Be flexible. Be prepared to change plans, whether its going back to the room for needed down… Continue reading