Ah, boys of summer. Ok you're all pretty adorable. Especially when you do that home-run thing. Our first professional baseball game with [...]More
A few finds from this weekend - two flavors of Travel Bingo from the folks at Knock Knock (makers of my favorite "All out of" [...]More
"Oh I've seen
the Liberty Bell. A lot of times." We're driving to school; I've just told her that [...]More
I guess the lessons here for traveling with children are:
1) You can never be too prepared.
We were helping a friend move last week and there was a lull right near the corner of dinnertime and "I'm Tired & Bored"… but [...]More
Each year, the cherry trees on the mall break forth in a riotous beauty that is loved by millions. And nope, that isn't [...]More
[Welcome new travel guide Erika S.!]
Before I started traveling with my
Things to remember for next year:
- Shop for gifts at my destination. I live in Tennessee,
Living in New York City, we don't own a car. The only times we rent one are for traveling, either up or down I-95 [...]More
This post has taken me a long time to write, because it was a point of high expectation, that turned out quite differently than planned. [...]More
You'd think I would have learned by now.
When my son was about 5 months old, I had to drive from downtown Athens, Greece, [...]More
Two recent articles, one from the SF Gate and one from the Washington Post are well worth your time! Thanks to TWC readers far [...]More
Packing for a trip with a kid requires certain paranormal abilities, namely ability to predict the future and ability to bend the space-time continuum [...]More
We have a big trip in our future - to Ireland - and to get ready for it, we're using a lot of web tools.< [...]More
I offer this advice as a cautionary tale - when thinking of heading out for an all-day outdoor folk music festival with a toddler, take [...]More
Come June, and on through September, an odd thing happens along the shoreline of the more family oriented beaches of the eastern United States: [...]More
With the paid-ahead umbrella setup, there's another bonus. No need to stake a primo spot on the sand. Already done for you. WIN.
The cost [...]More
Which sounds better to you?
- 1 adult, hauling 13 pounds of towels, chairs, umbrellas, beach bags, shovels, buckets, kites, sunscreen, sunglasses, water, juice,
Bad weather at the beach is like sand in your swimsuit. You can't do much to keep it from happening.
When I was a kid, my family used to drive 18 hours straight from our
home in Maryland to our summer cabin in Hilton Beach, [...]More
So an interesting thing happened when a bunch of us got together to write postcards to our kids and to our moms for the mother's-day-postcard-all-in [...]More
My daughter actually likes the airplane potty. It's a
chance to get out of her seat, walk down the aisle, smile at the
So yesterday morning, grandma & grandkid were at point A, and wanted to go to point B, four blocks away. It was raining.& [...]More
"Think we're coming back here again?" That's one of the first things we ask each other when we visit a museum or park [...]More
One point of order in our family: when it comes to finding travel deals, I'm usually the book-buying, link-clicking, early-bird. My husband seems [...]More
Like most every other person in the Northern Hemisphere, come January and February, I dream of travel. Preferably to some place with some warm weather, [...]More
As the last of the winter months approaches, I find myself making lists of places we could go to shake the blahs without hitting the [...]More
A 3-hour in-car time limit is, for us, only part of the driving ritual on long trips. (After 3 hours, we have to stop and run [...]More
We love good maps. Whether topographical, city, hiking, historical, nautical chart, or hand-drawn by a local on the back of an envelope, the best [...]More
One moment, you are strolling down a quaint cobblestone street. The next, you are yanking at a locked door and begging for divine intervention.& [...]More