As someone who has traveled all over the world with the kids, I find Italy to be one of the most child-friendly places on the planet. It’s not because of amenities (many restaurants don’t have changing tables) or facilities (as mentioned earlier, children are expected to make their own entertainment), but it’s a result of […]
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Photo Courtesy of LEGOLAND My family held off on our first trip to LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, California until my son turned five. Once we made the trip, I wondered why we had waited. This is an excellent theme park for the preschool and toddler set. LEGOLAND takes care of toddlers and preschoolers Photo Courtesy of LEGOLAND The […]
Wondering about staying in a hostel with your kids? Hostels aren’t just for young, single travelers and this budget-saving hotel alternative can save big.
White Water Rafting with Kids If you want to go white water rafting this summer in Northern California, there is a river to fit every budget and skill level. Here are five of the most popular spots to get you floating down the beautiful waters Northern California has to offer. Lead photo by Bigstock/Zulkiffle Mohd […]
Though Iowa is a very rural state, where pigs outnumber people and corn grows tall, visitors are surprised by the unique opportunities to be found across the state.
My husband and I have always loved to explore the outdoors; before having children, we had many outdoor adventures together. When I became pregnant with our son, we were told over and over that once he arrived, all our outdoor adventures would have to come to an end, at least for the first couple years. […]
Hiking in Alaska with kids is less daunting than one might think. While the 49th state indeed possesses a large number of rugged trails far into the back country, plenty of opportunities exist for the casual family and hiking group wishing to sample a bit of outdoor recreation, northern-style. Our crew frequently throws walking sticks, […]
I figured baby gear would be easy with my third child. I replaced the batteries in the bouncy seat, wiped down the swing and ordered new tubing for my breast pump. One product, however, had changed substantially in the eight years since I had my first son: the baby carrier. The fleece sling I relied […]
My first sight of the GO camping trailer was a kind of “wow” moment. Streamlined and tucked neatly in my garage bay, I can honestly say I’ve never seen anything quite like it. And with a smaller footprint than my sedan, I’m left marveling: How does such a cool looking trailer with a sleek, aerodynamic […]