Wonder Woman leading the pack of rescue bots (all toys).

How To Pack for a Weekend Away with Kids

Going away for a weekend with your kids? Me, too! Here’s my detailed, tongue-in-cheek guide for how to pack when traveling with kids! Especially if you’re a disorganized mom like me. This is the reality of packing with kids.

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This is Vermilion: How to have an Awesome Vacation

“We have to go back. I forgot something,” I said, as we were pulling out of our driveway, toward Vermilion.

To his credit, my husband didn’t sigh or roll his eyes. Our destination was a small town on Lake Erie. Vermilion, Ohio is a great little place . In fact, the town motto is “A Small Town on a Great Lake” and it’s true! It’s small, quaint, and adorable. Oh, there’s also a beach!

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This Is How Our First Big Roadtrip Went With Kids

MY PLAN: Leave for first leg of trip to Wisconsin at 8 am. Stay on the road until we are past Chicago.

Remember when I wrote that I needed to lower my expectations when traveling? Yeah, I forgot to do that.
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How to Survive Traveling to a Wedding (with Kids!)

How do you survive a family wedding with kids? Traveling knocks you out of your routine, which is good and bad. You get the excitement of exploring new places and being away from your daily responsibilities. With kids, changing routine can cause a lot of distress. Here’s how to travel to a wedding and keep at least a tiny sliver of your sanity. Continue reading