Take clipboards, paper and pencils to the zoo. It can be difficult to make children slow down when visiting the zoo. They want to see as many animals as they can and fast! One way to help them slow down is to have them stop and draw the animals. We’ve enjoyed many leisurely trips to
Thursday Travel Thoughts The Boy goes back to school in 12 days. Peanut, Princess, and Baby Momo are already in school. So I thought I’d spend some quality time with The Boy before summer ends while he still likes me. You see, he’s 14 now and I know at anytime his desire to hang out with
Google local hospitals or walk in clinics. Have little ones prone to ear infections? Ever have a little one’s cough turn nasty over night? Before you go on your trip, check out local hospitals and walk in clinics near your hotel for those sudden illnesses that might occur on the road.
Thursday Travel Thoughts Bed bugs are in the news again. I know. I shuddered too. I think we’ve all heard of stories of these nasty creatures hitchhicking rides home from hotels. Nightmare stories of infested homes that need new furniture and carpet come to mind. At Hotel Check-In, Barbara De Lollis tells us how to
Please click here for Favorite Recipe or Dish post or scroll down to Tuesday’s post Today’s Tip: Don’t throw away the plastic zipper bags new sheets or bedspreads come in. Use these bags for dirty or wet clothes on your trip. Or you could put an extra set of unisex clothes in one to keep in your car in
Tuesday Travel Tips Today’s tip is from an idea mentioned on Mother of all Trips: Plan play stops on your road trip to let your children have a play break (and to wear them out) Mother of all Trips directs us to the site PitStopsforKids.com which lists great stops for the kids to take
Tuesday Travel Tips Lidded Puke Bucket I know, I know, quite the title, huh? Let’s face it though, sometimes kiddos get sick. And sometimes they get sick in the car. What do you do? From a very early age, I’ve taught my children to use a puke bucket when they’re sick. As a child I
Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO I’ve been motivated to finally take a couple trips that I’ve always meant to do. You know, day trips to local attractions that you always put off for another day. “We can always do that next week”? Or next year? But you never get around to it?