I didn’t want the thing, but knew I wouldn’t bother to return it. The next morning, I decided to open it. The box was empty. The realization dawned on me. We’d been scammed.
What is it really like to travel with kids? Imagine a vacation spent at the hotel pool and the rest of the time is spent in search of food. I think all-inclusive for a family vacation is a great option! And preferably, on the beach.
I’m keeping this in mind as I plan our next vacation. We are planning on going to a destination we haven’t been. Knowing nothing about it does make me long for the comfort and security of an all-inclusive. However, it’s expensive and I’ve waited a little too long to book in the area we are planning to visit this summer. My preferred all-inclusive resorts are full! I’m also perusing Airbnb.
We are visiting Mexico! I am so excited that we finally get to travel (and a little nervous). The plans are made and now, I have to start packing!
Pro-tip: it’s best if you remember your toothbrush. When you are without a car and very busy, it’s a little difficult to get to an Oxxo (a convenience store in Mexico).
The end of 2016 found me trying to simplify my life. I have a tendency to make things far more complicated than they need to be. It is somewhat due to my desire to please as many people as possible. What did I do to change my life? What does it have to do with traveling?
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! I changed the title to accurately reflect real life (see below).
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 are my current suggestions to survive a family wedding without losing your sanity. Or without losing all of your sanity. Or maybe keeping a tiny sliver of your sanity.