10 ways to survive a road trip with kids


Airplanes terrify me. I think it’s a control issue. On a plane, I have none, nada, zip.  I can’t even see out the window half the time and it really bothers me. And what if the plane crashed? (I’m almost panicking now….I can’t even think about this.) Needless to say, the thought of flying with… [Read More]

Discover NC: Mt. Airy


My house no longer has diapers and my littlest one no longer requires naps. This means that vacations can be much more pleasant. It means that we can take a day trip or a weekend excursion without hauling an extra bag or two of stuff. I, for one, am ready. First on my agenda is… [Read More]

Pop Century: An Affordable Disney World Resort

Pool at Pop Century

Planning a Disney trip and looking for an affordable option for lodging?  You should definitely check out the Pop Century Resort, a Disney value property. Designed with fads from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, this property has lots of fun visuals for the family to enjoy.  Rooms are pretty basic and don’t have… [Read More]

Disney Rides: The Four and Under Edition

Disney Rides for kids four and under

Every fall, the North Carolina State Fair comes to Raleigh.  This past year, we decided to take the Bug and I was curious to see if he’d want to go on any rides.  We went on a few, but they were all REALLY slow. Anything that appeared remotely fast was met with a “no, thank… [Read More]

Tips for Doing Disney with Young Children

Tips for Doing Disney with Young Kids

If you are planning a trip to Disney World with your family and you have young kids, I have a few tips for you. They are going to seem like no-brainers, but if you’re anything like me, sometimes you just need someone to S.P.E.L.L. it out for you. Before I walk through my tips, here’s… [Read More]

Prepping to fly with children

In a few days, I’m going to get on an airplane with my two and four year old. My son flew when he was nine months old, but for all intents and purposes, they’ve never flown before. I’m honestly not worried about my son at all. I figure we give him his Super Hero activity… [Read More]

Weekly Appreciations

I haven’t done one of these in a few weeks and felt it was due.  Lots of stuff is going right in my life right now, so figure it’s a great time to say THANK YOU to the universe. What am I thankful for this week? 1) VACATION.  Seriously dudes, I am taking ALL of… [Read More]