Road trips can be the most memorable things you ever do with your family and also one of the most overwhelming. Let me help you start at the beginning to make a trip for every member in your family.
Six Ways to Travel and Teach Kids About Money
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.
Mission Trips: Should You Let Your Teenagers Go?
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. Let's turn your fears around for your teen to have an amazing international mission experience.
10 Tips to a Family Road Trip with Less Stress
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.
Key West: Know Before You Go
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.
Explore Florida Springs with a Crystal River Kayak Trip
Family trips to Orlando tend to be so tiring. With day trip toward the west coast, your family could experience a different type of adventure. Swim with manatees, kayak down the river, cannonball into a spring, and explore the Crystal River area and "the Chaz". With these insider tips, check out this day in nature.
Become an Adventure Mom: Get The Essentials
Take your group on the road and become an adventure family. With a little bit of preparation, you'll get into the mindset and know you can take on exploring with confidence. Check out my list my essentials for parent and kids to make your days together even more magical.
Staying in the UK: 5 Things You Need to Know
AKA: Things I Wish I had Known Before Feeling Stupid in a Rental House Before our trip to England and Scotland, I briefly refreshed myself on the obvious differences between United States and UK life. The important stuff: biscuit means cookie, chips means French fries, and crisps means chips. Lastly, I bought a plug converter. … Continue reading Staying in the UK: 5 Things You Need to Know
Carschooling: Six Ways to Make Road Trips Educational
Whether your kids go to traditional school or homeschool, driving in the car is a great time to do some fun family car schooling. Travel experiences are my favorite way to educate the kids, and planning some great car activities can make a road trip even better. As homeschoolers, the car often becomes a second … Continue reading Carschooling: Six Ways to Make Road Trips Educational
Museum Memberships: How to Save Money with Family Travel
Save money with homeschooling through museums and reciprocity.No amount of book reading can compare to knowing familiar obscure details about the towering dinosaur fossils or visiting the same gorillas four times a year or spending hours at the local children’s museum. Sure, these opportunities can be big financial investments, but given the right strategy, they don’t have to be. Learn how to travel and spend less on your adventures!