Family Vacations

Family Camping

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Our family was never big on the outdoors but as my children came along I realized we needed to get more active. We started going to parks, hiking and on nature walks. Since we were having such a great time with all our outdoor activities we took an even bigger step as a family and […]

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Surviving Summer

We were all so looking forward to summer, weren’t we, mamas? Long, uninterrupted days of nothing that we had to do! Now a week later, there is nothing to do! Ah are wrecking our homes with your flip flops at the front door and your wet towels on the back deck. Summer, you also […]

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Choosing a Family Vacation Destination

Thinking about getting away? Well, ‘tis the season to start planning and thinking about upcoming summer vacations with your family. Your kids are out of school, you’ve got vacation time to burn and you long for some family bonding time. The question is, where do you go? Many families plan vacations solely for their children, […]

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How to Make Road Trips Fun for Kids

Kids and road trips are not always the best combination. The combination of the two generally becomes enjoyable about the time the kids get their own car and can take the trip themselves! Until then, long car rides can be rough —especially when they’re fighting, they’re tired, they’re hungry, they’re thirsty, or they have to […]

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Family Giving; Bonding During the Holidays

The holidays are so commercialized and hyped up each year that it can be difficult to remember the reasons they even exist in the first place. It can be easy, for children especially, to get caught up in Santa Claus and gifts. While glittering lights, towering trees, sugar-filled goodies, and piles of presents are great, […]

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Traveling with Vegetarian Kids

Since our children became vegetarians we have been on a few different types of holidays, from a self catering villa to camping in a tent. Each has brought its own challenges but we are slowly starting to get the hang of it. I thought I’d share some of what we have learned along the way […]

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