Travel Planning

Tips to Reduce Stress while Traveling with Kids

How to reduce stress while traveling with kids? This month a great group of travel bloggers are all tackling this same question! After the tips, you’ll find links to their posts at the bottom. Check them out and choose the tips that work for you and your family! I regularly get told that I’m brave… Read More Tips to Reduce Stress while Traveling with Kids

Camping with Kids, Travel Planning

Weekend Camping Meal Plan

We recently went camping at Shaver Lake and want to share our camping meal plan. One of my 13 Tips for Camping With Toddlers and Preschoolers is to make sure meals are easy and this menu definitely qualifies.   Friday Camping Meal Plan I’ve found that green smoothies in kid’s CamelBak straw cups work really well in the… Read More Weekend Camping Meal Plan

Parenting, Travel Planning

Raising Multilingual Children in a Monolingual Home

Before I was even married I stumbled upon Little Panda Mandarin Immersion School in Durham and got super excited to send my future children there. Fast forward to the present: My daughter is almost 4 (what?!?), my son is two, language education has been a priority, and we are well on track with both Spanish and Mandarin! Why… Read More Raising Multilingual Children in a Monolingual Home

Travel Planning

Asheville, North Carolina: For Architecture and History Buffs

I recently wrote an itinerary for visiting Richmond, VA for my Mother-in-Law and her foreign exchange student. Juan is an architect student from Columbia who is interning in NC for 6 months. Naturally he wants to experience as much as he can while he’s here and see some of the best architecture in the area!… Read More Asheville, North Carolina: For Architecture and History Buffs