National Parks are fast gaining popularity when it comes to hosting stag dos. If you want to have fun, there cannot be a better place than a national park for that. It’s adventurous there and you have access to all kind of fun activities. 10 national parks that you should visit this summer The Great Smokey […]
So on our recent road-trip my husband had the chance to observe something I’ve been telling him about for months now, and he did not really notice. The mini-van effect. It’s a proven (by me) phenomena that causes men to become desperate in order to preserve their pride. You know that myth about minivans not […]
I don’t even want to think about how much work goes into the Creation Museum gardens both in planning and execution. The winding paths bring you to a variety of garden landscapes that even in mid-spring were just lovely – I can only imagine what it will look like in another month or two.
The first stop, The Creation Museum in Kentucky. With a dinosaur lover or three in the family, we wanted our children to understand the science behind a God-created world. And I wanted to be able to read the educational signs without having to edit.
Here are some tips for visiting the Creation Museum with a family now that I’ve had a chance to check it out for myself.
If you are anything like me, you have a dinosaur lover in your family. A little boy whose eyes light up when he gets to talk about dinosaurs and what they probably ate, how they behaved, and how to pronounce those huge but very cool names. I’ve got a couple dino enthusiasts in my family, so when […]
There are few herbs that have as many uses as lavender. Lavender is used in herbal medicine, in aromatherapy, in perfumes, in cosmetics and even in cooking. Although lavender grows around the world, French lavender is often believed to be of especially high quality. Not so long ago I had an opportunity to visit a […]
There are many places to stay in Tennessee, but lakefront vacation home rentals are the way to go when you’re looking for relaxing fun family time. Too often, families are pulled this way or that way, never really spending good quality time together. This can cause a problem that may go unnoticed until it’s too late. Remedy the […]
While you probably look forward to traveling, many of us dread going through airport security – especially those of us with babies and small children. And everyone, from infants to seniors, has to be screened before going through those airport security checkpoints. TSA Policies To make your experience at the airport easier, it helps to […]
Last year, my husband and I moved to a new city, a fourteen hours’ drive away from our families. Since then, we’ve made that drive over half a dozen times with our daughters (now ages three and one). With each trip, I’ve gathered snacks, toys, and ideas to keep the girls busy on the road—and […]
Wherever the road takes you this summer, it can be tough to find snacks for your children that are healthy and tasty without being messy or needing constant refrigeration. Here are some ideas to keep your kids happy as you travel in the car or van for summer vacation. Dried fruits and nuts can be […]
If baby and you are planning to take a trip anytime soon, here are some simple tips and ideas to make the journey as easy and stress-free as possible for both of you. Choose the Right Destination Start your holiday with baby right by picking a destination that both your little one and you will […]
For quite some time, I’d been looking for a travel tray for my children. After years of dropped toys and books and having to hand back snacks and drinks at inopportune times, I was glad to try out the Snack and Play Travel Tray by StarKids.