The Florida Keys look beautiful with that seductive turquoise water. It's tropical without leaving the country, but you need realistic expectations. Learn from my mistakes and make the most of your Florida Key family vacation.
Let's learn geography in a way that actually means something so it will stick! But out down the textbooks and boring curriculum. All you need are beautiful informative books, a library card, and maps - and travel! Check out these books and supplies to get started and simplify world geography with these tips.
Travel is an excellent opportunity to show short-term budgeting across lodging, food, gas, and even outings. Including the kids in money saving and money spending may be one of the best life lessons you ever teach them. Here are six ways to include the kids in these travel discussions.
Scientific topics come to life with award-winning picture book author and illustrator Jason Chin. Don't just read them. Learn about the illustrator, study the details in his paintings, and compare them across his books. Take a deep dive into picture books at a new level!
Should you let your teen join the church mission trip? Is it safe? Does it make you nervous? Mission trips were the highlight of my teenage years; let them be a part of your teen's life experiences. I see your fears. Let's turn them around together.
Games reinforce math learning naturally --- so much better than worksheets. Remember math includes logic, planning, patterns, shapes and matching… not just numbers. These are mom-tested and kid-approved games every family needs to know about.
Tulsa. It's not a big name tourist destination in northeast Oklahoma. You probably won't find it on a must-see list... until now. Reroute your road trip to explore this part of the United States. Experience my family's favorite playground and a breathtaking garden to create a day that all members of your family will enjoy.
If you’re the parent of a rising fourth grader in Classical Conversations, you start to panic when it's time for Essentials and learning grammar. You're not alone. So many parents have doubts and think they're not ready. You are! Let me tell you why.
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary protects the only coral barrier reef in North America. This third largest barrier reef in the world is in the United States, but to fully see it, you will need a boat trip from Key West. Sail, snorkel, and kayak in the Florida Reef with Danger Charters.
No matter what we do, travel is stressful, and no one enjoys travelling with parents who freak out. Let's simplify family road trips to lessen the parent stress so travel is enjoyed not dreading. Here are the top ten ways this parent has found to simplify travel life with kids.
This highest place in Georgia allows you to look out toward four states from the 360 view from the observation deck across the Chattahoochee - Oconee National Forest to Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Take the half-mile trail up from the parking lot at Brasstown Bald or catch the bus, but the views at 4,784 feet of the Chattahoochee - Oconee National Forest are well worth the trek either way. Here are the details you need for the best day trip from the Atlanta area.