Articles About Family Travel

What to Pack for a VRBO or Airbnb Stay

What to Pack for a VRBO or Airbnb Stay

Technology has made vacations very different than when I was a kid. I’m not talking about an article about what to pack for a cruise, surfing websites for discount airfares or using Yelp to find a restaurant. Yes, those convenien ...
Rocket Science at Marshall Space Flight Center

Rocket Science at Marshall Space Flight Center

One of the few things I miss about living in California’s high desert is the opportunity to be immersed in so much aerospace history. As home of Edwards Air Force Base as well as Lockheed Skunk Works, seeing F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fi ...
Pin Trading on Disney Cruise Line

Pin Trading on Disney Cruise Line

Scott and I are fortunate to have two very intelligent, well-behaved and talented daughters. Without going into a discussion on the concept of nature vs nurture, I’m just going to say that kids don’t learn how to behave in various situation ...
10 Things to Pack for Disney

10 Things to Pack for Disney

A few days ago we returned from the most magical place on earth: Walt Disney World. The purpose of the trip was to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, an invitation-only event held once a year offering behind-the-scenes opportu ...
10 Things to Make The Most of a Cruise

10 Things to Make The Most of a Cruise

It’s been a year since we took our cruise but Iowa weather makes me always think about the sun and fun of our first at-sea vacation. As we led up to the trip, I did a lot of research about what to pack, things to do while at sea and a ...
10 Things to Pack for a Cruise

10 Things to Pack for a Cruise

Prior to our cruise on the Carnival Sunshine a year ago, we scoured the internet, message boards and talked to friends for what to pack. Based on what I read and learned, here is my list of 10 things (or groups of things) to pack for a crui ...