Kid-Friendly Things For Kids in Phoenix

3 Unique, Kid-Friendly Things For Kids in Phoenix Arizona

Traveling with kids can be much more of an adventure than traveling with just friends or your significant other.  Kids can bring out the curiosity and exploration in everything, if you take away their electronics, that is. So with a kids curiosity and adventure in mind, here is the first installment of a three-part series on “Unique Things Kids Will Enjoy In Arizona”! Unique, Kid-Friendly Things For Kids in Phoenix, Arizona Since Phoenix is Arizona’s capitol city and… More

New Friend in Colombia

9 Ways to Educate Children Through Travel (and see the world through their eyes)

When you educate children through travel, you’ll be able to experience the world through their eyes! My first travel adventure was taken at the ripe old age of 19.  I was young and free, and decided, much to my parents dismay, to book a solo trip to SE Asia.  I met some college exchange friends there and stayed for a month, mostly in Malaysia.  After growing up in a Missouri town of only 200 people and having… More

4th of July Fun

5 Awesome 4th of July Ideas for Kids (to do at home)

Are you looking for some 4th of July ideas for kids?  Something that will tear their eyes away from the latest iPad game or their favorite cartoon?  We have a list of precious Pinterest ideas that the whole family will love! 1) Idea number one comes from Heidi at  She and her boys decided to whip up some firework painting fun, and it looks like they had a good time doing it.  This is a great… More

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Traveling with Kids in Colombia – a 4 yr old and mom conquer Colombia

Got questions about traveling with kids in Colombia?  Well, my loco 4-year old and I just took on Colombia… and loved it!  Now we’re ready to share some advice and of our experiences with you. If you’ve read some of my random blogs, you likely know that my lil guy and I travel… kinda a lot.  Still, even though we’re pretty experienced, the idea of trekking through Colombia made me nervous (I’m the mom, btw – though… More

3-year old

7 Reasons Moms Should Travel Alone with the Kids (and sure, dads too!)

Curious what it would be like to travel alone with the kids?  Before mental images of tears and lost teddy bears fill your mind, try these 7 reasons you should do it on for size. Dad has to work and mom has time off.  Mom has to work and dad has time off.  The work schedule of your friends or family shouldn’t interfere with you and your children being able to travel… Before I became a mother,… More

summer travel

10 Tips on Staying Cool During Summer Travel With Kids

Parents and children agree that staying cool during summer travel makes everyone’s experience a much happier one.  Here’s how we recommend you go about it! There are many things that can cause meltdowns when taking a family trip… meltdowns from both the kids and the parents!  We’re all familiar with the crankiness caused by hunger, fatigue, jetlag and a change in routine but it’s easy to forget about heat issues that may become problems when traveling with… More

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Cool & Refreshing Ideas for Summer Vacation

Across the country, schools are shutting their doors for the summer and letting flocks of kids out on the streets… to terrorize the unsuspecting community and their calm, peaceful families.  Ok, I’m kidding!  But seriously, now that summer is here, we will soon find ourselves with a houseful of bored kids.  If you’re like me, half of your friends have plans soon and the other half is still scratching their heads, trying to decide on something fun… More

Mom Travel Advice?

Looking for Real Mom Travel Advice?

One of the best ways for moms to learn is by collecting the experiences of other mothers.  When I started to travel with my baby, I quizzed adventurous friends and searched travel forums, looking for travel advice from other parents.  What I found was mostly, wait for it… mom travel advice. Haha It may have just been the sources I stumbled on but moms seem to be the organizers, family vacation planners, and best source of advice… More


Yes, Family Cruises are a Great Way to Travel with Kids

Are you new to family travel and looking for something manageable?  Or are you maybe just wanting a vacation where you are completely spoiled?  Either way, a family cruise is the way to go. It can be an intimidating change, going from childless travel to traveling with children.  Some parents can jump in headfirst but if you’re the type that needs a bit more coaxing, we have the perfect solution for you… book one of the many… More

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The Airplane is Dancing!!! (and other silliness to help toddlers travel well)

Does your toddler roll with the changes or need a little extra prep for things outside of the comfort zone?  Regardless on your child’s personality, these fun ideas are designed to help toddlers travel well! Traveling with toddlers can be a ton of fun but even when everything is going as planned, little issues can pop up and ruin a perfectly good afternoon.  It’s a general consensus that one of the most high-strung times can be when you’re… More