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

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The Most Inspiring Family Travel Blogs to Follow in 2017

Today I want to encourage everyone to head over to MeldrumsontheMove to read their post which includes 27 new travel blogs to follow! Everyone on the list is taking their kids to amazing places but doing it a bit differently! Many of the bloggers are digital nomads who stay on the road full time, some… Read More The Most Inspiring Family Travel Blogs to Follow in 2017

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My Favorite Travel Tool for Flying with Children: TSA PreCheck

TSA PreCheck how I love you. Let me count the ways. I’ve had it for a year now and I can tell you definitively that it is worth its weight in gold if you have young children. Why TSA Precheck? Here’s why you should click over to the TSA website right now if you have young… Read More My Favorite Travel Tool for Flying with Children: TSA PreCheck

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Costa Rica: Pacific Coast vs. Caribbean Coast

After much discussion we have decided to take an extended family vacation to Costa Rica in 2018 to celebrate my grandparent’s 50th anniversary. The trip will need to accommodate 15 adults from 19-80 and 8 children from 3-12. I’m anxious to set a date and a location since we have budgets and vacation days to… Read More Costa Rica: Pacific Coast vs. Caribbean Coast

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3 Day Twin Cities Itinerary with Middle Schoolers

My Mother-in-Law is looking to take a trip with her niece and nephew to visit family living in St. Paul. What’s fun for her generation isn’t quite in line with what’s fun for the kids, so she asked me to put together an itinerary they could all enjoy! The Cast: 68 year old retired teacher,… Read More 3 Day Twin Cities Itinerary with Middle Schoolers