Camping With Kids – Secrets for Success!

CampingWIthKids

About a year ago, I embarked on my first camping trip. I went with a few women I work with for one little (adults only) overnight campout… and I fell in love. There is just something about the simplicity of gooey s’mores, talks by the campfire, and sleeping under the stars that makes me feel… [Read More]

25 Road Trip Activities to Keep Young Kids Busy

25 road trip ideas

We all know traveling can be stressful, but road tripping with young children can make it even worse if you’re not prepared. As you’re looking to take a long trip with your kids this summer, consider a few activities (other than the much appreciated portable DVD player) to keep them busy. I’ve rounded up 25 of the best… [Read More]

Discover NC: The Greensboro Science Center

shark reef

Now that the kids are getting older, I’ve been wanting to take more day trips and do more around our awesome state. There is so much to do and see in North Carolina and even though I’ve lived here since 1989, there’s so much I haven’t seen. This past weekend, we had the chance to… [Read More]

Discover NC: Mt. Airy

inside-store-barrels

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]

My children grow when I travel

A Parenting Production/my big girl

I’ve been out of town a lot lately.  Hallelujah for the creators of Skype and Facetime.  I’m not really sure how people did it back in the day.  Leaving my kids is hard enough, but to not be able to see or talk to them?  I simply can’t imagine. Our kids have a way of toying… [Read More]