A road trip is the Holy Grail of family travels. When it goes well, it can be the most exciting, organic, and fulfilling of all your travels. But there are so many ways that it can go wrong and baffle you. Add kids to the mix and you have a real challenge on your hands. However, with the right planning, you can ensure that your road trips go as smoothly as possible.Read more
Archives for June 2019
Now Onyx, Punta Cana – family vacation
Good morning and welcome back.
Dominican is my secret oasis. Home away from home if you will. It was one of the first vacations my husband and I took alone and I absolutely fell in love with their pink sand and palm studded beaches. It is what keeps me coming back, year after year. Here is a little bit about our latest trip to Now Onyx, Punta Cana.Read more
Keep Your Kids Engaged On A Budget
Parenting is hard. But even harder than that is trying to keep your kids engaged and interested when you don’t have a huge amount of money to spend. Let’s face it, most of the things that we can do with our kids, from taking them to the pool, to trips, to the movies are going to cost money. When you’re working on a pretty tight household budget, that can be kind of demoralizing. However, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing you can do.
Here are just a few things that you can do to keep your kids engaged on a tight budget.Read more
Quiet Time Boxes – Summer Edition
It’s official – we are on summer break.
We are a little behind on our summer bucket list but we will get there. For now we are just ready to enjoy some much needed time outside and stop the routines – even if it is just for a little while. But I also know that soon enough, I will be begging for some quiet time.
Here are some activities that hold a child’s interest, require concentration and will keep them busy for at least an hour.Read more