I don’t worry about screen time, but sometimes a parent needs to have other options available to entertain the kids, especially while traveling! So, I have compiled a list of some no tech, low cost, low mess ways to entertain children while traveling. All items in this list will go through airport security. Continue reading
I’ve followed Asia Citro’s blog for a few years now (info at end of post). I found it when I was looking for fun, messy play activities I could recreate at home for my littles. Her younger child is right around the same age as my kiddos, so she has many safe, fun activities for very young kids (maybe not travel friendly, but these suggestions are).
Now, she’s also written a book series about a young scientist and her mom, who need to run experiments in order to help out magical creatures. It’s fantastic!
Okay, so I love it, but what do my kids think? Continue reading
Skybus was so cool. I got some cheap flights to a few places and I wish now that I’d traveled more with Skybus. Hindsight is 20/20, as the saying goes. In 2007, I took the leap and bought a ticket to visit my friend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I can’t remember the exact price, but It was low, probably around $40. I’m proud of Past Me for taking the leap! Continue reading
I’m looking for a purse. It’s time. So, I decided to look into an anti-theft purse. Why? Though things are typically safe in the American Midwest, thefts do happen. I’m pretty much a prime target now, with having kids built in for distraction for would-be criminals. Continue reading
New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s an interesting place, even when you are there as a young twenty-something and you end up consuming a lot of alcohol…
There is so much more to the city, but being who I was then, I didn’t have a huge urge to explore outside of the French Quarter. Though I did party a lot there, that also wasn’t my usual MO. Maybe that is why I have such fond memories of my time there, because I lived so differently during my short visit. I had such joie de vivre!
It recently dawned on me that maybe moms should travel on their own sometimes. Take a small break from parenting duties, a mom-caytion. For me, it would actually be very difficult to leave my children for long periods of time (remember the trouble I had spending only one night away?), yet I can see the benefits!
Hello, travel lovers! I hope 2016 has provided you with many wonderful travel opportunities. While we didn’t travel as much as I had hoped, 2016 provided me with much time to dream. First things first! I started this blog in April. Since then, we traveled to:
- Tomahawk, Wisconsin
- Newport, Kentucky
- Vermilion, Ohio
- Cincinnati, Ohio
Bigger plans had to be scrapped this year, due to some unforeseen circumstances. Those money suckers started four days after I started the blog. Talk about great timing (sarcasm).
It’s that time of year in the United States. Do you need some gift ideas for the traveling child? Do you need some ideas for your next long trip? Here are some great gifts for toddlers and preschoolers that also travel well. This gift list has a mixture of things I’ve purchased, recommendations from other traveling parents, and the best reviewed items I’m considering buying for our next trip.
While I don’t always do a lot of research before buying toys, it is imperative to read reviews before buying items that are meant for travel. Some travel toys are a GREAT idea in concept, but are not constructed well. This list has the best! Continue reading