Travel Planning

Flying with Kids: Carry On Checklist (1 Mom, 2 kids)

I’ve flown solo with both kids on several occasions and it’s always gone well but I still get nervous in preparation. Tomorrow morning we’ll be leaving the house at 5:15 am, kissing my husband at the curb, and traveling for 7 hours 40 minutes (including one layover). So what am I doing to prepare for this especially hands-on… Read More Flying with Kids: Carry On Checklist (1 Mom, 2 kids)

Travel Planning

Take Me Away: Planning a Family Weekend in Santa Barbara

*Last updated on April 30th, 2017 at 01:02 pmI have a serious case of wanderlust, but we’ve already budgeted our vacation days for the year so I have to be creative within the confines of weekends and holidays. Memorial Day then becomes the next opportunity to take a 3 day weekend without dipping into precious vacation… Read More Take Me Away: Planning a Family Weekend in Santa Barbara

Parenting, Travel Planning

5 Ways to Raise Great Travelers, without leaving home!

*Last updated on June 14th, 2017 at 10:45 pmThis is something I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about. Of course, actually traveling with your children is the best way to raise little travelers, but money and vacation days are scarce, and we want to make sure we are properly preparing them for both the… Read More 5 Ways to Raise Great Travelers, without leaving home!