About the author

Katie Bodell is Trekaroo’s Blog Editor, a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. She loves the Bible, learning & research, musical theater, indy music, artsy films, languages, and diverse cultural encounters. Her husband is thankful that google can now answer all of her perpetual random questions.
A monarch butterfly lands on milkweed, the only plant it lays eggs on.

Road School: Learning about the Monarch Butterfly Migration

Have kids that want to learn about monarch butterflies? They should! These fascinating creatures showcase one of the world's most amazing migrations.

Road School: Teaching Your Children About the Civil Rights Movement

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March by teaching your kids about the Civil Rights Movement

Food Revolution: Connecting Kids to Where Their Food Grows

 My family’s journey to real food started by necessity. I didn’t grow up a label reader or a whole food eater (my busy upbringing was a bit more full of Chicken McNuggets and sugar-laden soda), but because of my family’s health issues and severe food allergies, we now try to eat as healthy as possible....

Explore the Best State Parks with Kids Across the U.S.A.

Explore State Parks across the United States with your family- From iconic scenes to great hiking, camping, and exploring, there is a park for every family.

Hotel Pool Safety Tips: Keeping Your Family Safe in the Water

Read these hotel pool safety tips to keep your family safe in hotel pools (and at beaches, lakes, and waterparks) while on vacation.

A Guide to Griffith Park with Kids – Museums, Animals, & Nature in Los Angeles

Explore this guide to Griffith Park with Kids featuring tips on visiting the LA Zoo, Observatory, Autry National Center, Travel Town, hiking options, & more.

Grand Palladium Punta Cana: All-Inclusive Caribbean Vacation for Families

Explore why the Grand Palladium Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is a favorite all-inclusive Caribbean resort vacation for families.
disney education

Why We Skipped School to Learn at Disneyland with Disney Youth Education Series

Curious about Disney Education? The Disney YES Program allows your kids to learn math, science, performance, and more from Disney teachers IN the park.
SeaWorld San Diego dining

SeaWorld – A Family Guide to Exploring SeaWorld San Diego

Explore this family guide to SeaWorld San Diego, including tips for kids of all ages, insider tricks, details on planning your visit, and much more.
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