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Hopping Rocks in Yorktown

The Family Road Trip: Ten Ways to De-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.

Looking from Ernest Hemingways' Porch toward the Key West Lighthouse and a Royal Poinciana Tree

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.

Georgia Waterfalls

Top Ten Tips: How to Travel with Kids All By Yourself!

When we moved to Georgia from Texas, I decided to quit my part-time job and stay home full-time. My husband was betting against me lasting more than six months, and my stubbornness kept me from admitting the same thing to myself. However, here we are more than a year and a half later with Mom home full-time and no plan … Continue reading Top Ten Tips: How to Travel with Kids All By Yourself!

Buffalo in the Grasslands of Yellowstone

Yellowstone Family Road Trip Itinerary – From Texas to Idaho

For three weeks in the fall several years ago, we left home for an extended round trip to Yellowstone through twelve national park sites, eleven states, and more than 4,000 miles. Through several years of longer travel, we have figured out that what works best for our family is an extended stay somewhere in the middle of the trip for rest … Continue reading Yellowstone Family Road Trip Itinerary – From Texas to Idaho

Museum Memberships: Are They Worth It?

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!