A Guide to Disney World for First Timers

Moms – you can do this.     You’ve grown your baby, you’ve been there through the night wakings, through the potty training, through the first day of school fears, through the friendship making.  Now, your little bundle of joy is a toddler, who has heard rumblings in the preschool playground about a place called Disney…

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8 Luxury Spring Break Destinations For Families

luxury spring break destination

Ohhh…Spring break.    These two words conjure up images of long airport lines, crowded pools, partying college kids, loud music…and bad decisions.     Hey Moms!  What if I were to tell you that luxury spring break destinations for families really do exist.  Ones where you don’t have to fight a 21 year-old for the floatie in…

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Copenhagen Guide: 15 Festive Things to Do in Winter

copenhagen guide - 15 cheerful things to do in copenhagen in winter

Where can you travel in winter where the temperature may indeed plummet, but the people party on?  Come see how the Danes do it!   When winter arrives, the chill takes over Copenhagen, and the “hygge” spirit comes alive – that’s the Danish word used to describe coziness – like wrapping yourself up in a…

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Weekend Guide: 10 Things to Do in Stowe, VT

things to do Stowe vt

It has been one of my dreams to see Vermont’s fall foliage bursting through the trees, illuminating the Green Mountains into shades of honey gold, fiery red, and pumpkin orange.    Guess what?    It’s still just a dream.   So far…there’s been 3 trips north…and 3 swings and a miss!  Timing a trip for…

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Munich with Kids: Bouncing from Beer Gardens to English Gardens

girl dancing at residenz munched

Remember that scene from Sweet Home Alabama, when Reese Witherspoon’s character is surprised to run into an old classmate and her baby…in a bar?   “Look at you…You have a baby…in a bar,” she stammers.   Well, there are no rolling eyes or surprised looks if you’ve decided to babywear and beer-chase in the Bavarian…

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15 Things to Do in Westerly, Rhode Island This Summer

It’s that time of year again!  It’s beach-time baby!   If sandcastles are on your kids’ minds, then it’s time to load up the car — and I know just where to go.  Plug Westerly, Rhode Island into Waze and hit the road.     Westerly is a southern Rhode Island coastal town that offers plenty…

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An Unforgettable Hawaiian Road Trip: the Road to Hana

An Unforgettable Hawaiian Road Trip - The Road to Hana

Why plan a road trip on the Road to Hana? You’ll hear it a thousand times before you embark on your Hawaiian road trip to Hana: “Hana is about the journey, not the destination.”  It may sound a bit cliché, but it’s impossible to walk away from the Road to Hana without becoming one of…

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A Family Road Trip along Highway 1

Bixby Bridge - summer road trip

Everyone’s travel bucket lists were reimagined last year — as borders closed, highways remained opened, beckoning us like that guy at the school dance who all of a sudden seems super cute, even though the day before he was just another guy in Chem class.  You’re looking at him with fresh new eyes, thinking, “Wait…

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An Epic Kauai Travel Guide

Nepali Coast view from helicopter

Sorry Kauaians — I’m going to let the secret out: Kauai is a can’t miss destination in the Hawaiian island experience.  Before traveling to the “Garden Isle,” I had previously visited Maui (one of the more popular picks), and could not have imagined a more mesmerizing island escape.  While Maui’s fame is well deserved, Kauai’s…

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