When Mary Grace was in Kindergarden she wrote a story about what she wanted to be when she grew up. It started out like this: “When I grow up I want to travel around the world with sharks and tell people about Jesus.” While most 6-year old little girls are busy playing Barbies, Mary Grace…

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Alternative Vacations content provided by Mom With a Map staff writer This summer many people are looking for alternative vacations to the usual getaway. Here are a few ideas that won’t break the bank. Camping with Everything You Need Camping is a beautiful family experience, especially for the little ones. However, it can be off-putting…

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Epic Family Adventure Vacation provided by Mom With A Map staff writer Do you feel like it’s time to take a break from the mundane and have an adventure? Are your kids getting antsy and in need of some new excitement? If so, then you should consider planning an epic family adventure vacation. But before…

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Water Vacation content provided by Mom With a Map Staff Writer Days are getting warmer, so you may already be thinking about booking your summer travel. A trip involving water is a favorite theme for summer break.  Figuring out the right type of water vacation for your family will depend on a variety of factors.…

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Seaside Vacation With Kids content provided by Mom With A Map Staff Writer For the past couple of years, many of us cancelled and rescheduled getaways as a direct result of the pandemic. However, now that restrictions are being reeled back in, many of us are considering family travel. One option that’s always popular with…

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A Long-Term Trip With Family content provided by Mom With A Map Staff Writer Do you ever dream of quitting work and taking off to explore the world long-term? It’s something that lots of parents would love to take but the thought of planning such a big trip can be daunting. However, it could be…

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Don’t mistake my lack of posts for a lack of activity. It’s actually just the opposite for my boat kids. We are all on the go, non-stop lately. Thankfully, we all seem to thrive on a chaotic schedule. In addition to a full calendar of activities, we threw in a big spring break trip to…

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Hotel Gym content provided by Mom With a Map staff writer Everybody understands the importance of staying active and healthy while traveling. Traveling takes a toll on the body, as it is a cause of tiredness, dehydration, and overall weight gain. Therefore, it is crucial to maintain a healthy lifestyle while you are visiting new…

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Hotels vs RV content from Mom With A Map Staff Writer Thanks to the cost of living increases that we’ve seen recently, more and more families are wondering whether there are alternatives to traditional hotel-based vacations. They want to know whether they can take themselves and the children away for a much-needed break, without wrecking…

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We are not winter people. Give us tank tops, sweaty days at the ballpark, and sunsets after 9PM! There’s nothing about snow or cold temperatures that any of us enjoy. Except Uggs. We do love our boots. But for the most part, winter is a season we always dread. Until this year. Early in 2021…

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