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Epic Southwest National Parks Road Trip with Kids

Spring is a beautiful season in America’s Southwest. The cactus bloom — yellow, fiery red, and deep purplish burgundy. The temperatures stay moderate, ranging from a cool 55 degrees in the highest elevations of New Mexico and topping out around 90 degrees Fahrenheit in Tucson and Phoenix. It’s possible to walk among southern Arizona’s towering […]

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Top Ten Things for Families to do in Santa Cruz, CA

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/inacioluc On the surface, Santa Cruz looks like a Beach Boys tune come to life. There’s a thriving surf culture, ample space designated for beach volleyball and sandcastle building, and an amusement park sits just feet from the ocean waves. Some might say that an endless summer is enjoyed in these parts. […]

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Where To Take Your Train Enthusiast Kid

Photo By Woman_In_Travel I remember when my eldest was two and grandpa bought him a train table. He spent hours and hours building tracks and going around the table in circles. His favorite train was James (from Thomas and Friends). For all of you moms and dads who have a little one who is a […]

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The Best of Monterey for Families

Located 2 hours south of San Francisco and just north of the infamous Big Sur Mountains of the Central Coast, is beautiful Monterey, California.

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Places To Visit For Your Princess Obsessed Child

Photo Courtesy of BigStock/Stargirl Much to the chagrin of one of my best friends, her sweet little 3-year-old girl has turned out to be princess obsessed. For the past two weeks, I haven’t seen our little friend in anything but Cinderella’s dress. I mean she even wanted to wear her princess outfit to soccer camp. […]

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Visiting Alcatraz with Kids

Thankfully, with some careful planning, my family of five (plus grandma!) survived our family-trip to Alcatraz, and you can too!

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