5 Secrets to Surviving a Long Road Trip with Kids

Staff Writer Content Going on a long road trip can be taxing on anyone, regardless of their age. Being stuck in a car for days at a time can quickly become monotonous and uncomfortable, but especially so for young children. Here are a few secrets to surviving a long...

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The One Place I’ve Been That I’ll Never Go Again

For as long as I can remember, I've been obsessed with taking pictures. I'm under the impression that a moment hasn't actually happened unless it's documented in a picture! Naturally, as we travel with our kids, I am a total crazy person when it comes to snapping...

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Important Tips For Visiting The Grand Canyon With Kids

The Grand Canyon. As the name implies, it's pretty incredible. However, with such a big name there come big expectations. And, I dare say, if you don't visit the Grand Canyon with your expectations in check- you might leave disappointed. Especially when traveling with...

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25 Great Questions To Ask Children On Long Road Trips

10,000 miles. If I only take into consideration road trips, that's a pretty accurate number representing how many miles we traveled by car this summer. Crazy, huh? But want to know something even crazier? If you ask my kids if we spent a lot of time in the...

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The Hottest New Beach Accessory: Sharkbanz

This post is sponsored by Sharkbanz Being a mom at the beach is hard. (Okay, admittedly it's first world problem "hard." But challenging, nonetheless.) First off, if you even make it down to the beach with all your stuff...you're winning, but exhausted. Setting up and...

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The Ultimate List of Destinations For Harry Potter Fans

I'm going to throw myself under the bus for a second and admit, I'm not a Harry Potter Fan. I know. Jaws are dropping. It's just not my thing. I'm cringing as I type this because I know I'm going to alienate virtually everyone reading this post. But, honestly science...

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Tips For Visiting Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas

Do the words "shiplap" and "demo day" mean anything to you? If not, chances are pretty high that you've been living under a rock for the last few years. HGTV made Chip and Joanna Gaines household names through their show called Fixer Upper. However, long before the...

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Things To Consider When Traveling With Teenagers

A guest post by Jane Jewell My family and I just recently took our first ever road trip to the mid-west region of the USA. Let me preface this by saying, this is also our first ever vacation as just a family of 4! Any other vacation we have been on has been with my...

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5 Ingredients For An Amazing Family Road Trip

What do you think about trying out new recipes in the kitchen? Are you a creature of habit using the same recipes over and over again? Or do you shake things up and go all Pinterest-y with your meals? I confess, I'm more of a Pinterest-Fail Girl than a 5-Star Chef. In...

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The Ingalls Homestead: Our Favorite Day Ever

There are days that live on in memory as being the best. The perfect day. Your wedding. The birth of your child(ren.) And, a day on the Ingalls Homestead. Yes, I'm serious. It belongs in the same category! Earlier this summer our family was fortunate enough to spend...

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Travel Journal Day 23 & 24: Homeward Bound

I have been dragging my feet on publishing this final Travel Journal- Homeward Bound. Almost 2 months ago I began sharing travel updates as our family set out on a cross-country trip. If you missed any of them, you can catch them using these links: Getting Underway;...

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At Home On The Road At Cracker Barrel

One of the things we love most about traveling with kids is the opportunity to show them a world much different than the one we have behind our front door.  As much as possible we introduce them to new food, culture and experiences. But, every once in a while, we just...

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Great Ways to Get Kids Involved in Foreign Culture

A Guest Post by Emily Scott Heading somewhere new and exciting is a great way for kids to learn about the world around them. At a time when the world is growing smaller from a social perspective, it's important for kids to gain an appreciation of foreign culture....

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