Category Archives: How to Travel with Kids

Tips for Traveling With Your Nanny

Tips for Traveling With Your Nanny

Family vacations are fun and relaxing. Whether it’s a trip to the country or a week at the beach, vacations give the family time to get away and forget the responsibilities of everyday living. If you have young children, you may want to take the nanny along. She can keep the kids entertained during longRead More

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Give Brighter with The Gift of Light

Give Brighter with The Gift of Light

Our family was thrilled to receive a Luci Light. We’ve wasted so many flashlights and batteries but now we are going eco-friendly thanks to Luci Lights and Direct Energy. Luci light is an inflatable rechargeable solar light. When deflated, it can fit into the pocket of one’s coat or backpack. It’s a little light thatRead More

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Out & About: Cultural Learning Journeys to Take Your Kids On

Out & About: Cultural Learning Journeys to Take Your Kids On

The following is a guest post from Kelly Warfield. Kelly believes:“The world is packed full of interesting and diverse cultures, and teaching kids through travel can help prepare them for the future. School vacation is the perfect time to introduce your children to the different histories, norms, and perspectives held by the many thriving culturesRead More

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Can you have Two Passions as a Mother?

Can you have Two Passions as a Mother?

This lovely post is brought to you by our guest blogger, Oriana. Born and raised in Venezuela, she has worked hard to make a life for her and her family here in the US. This is the first of many posts Oriana will be blessing us with. I was raised by a feminist who absolutelyRead More

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Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

However you call it: stroller, buggy, carriage, pushchair, baby buggy, pram, or perambulator, your choice of stroller purchase has a direct impact on your child’s language and brain development. Choosing a stroller that allows your child face you, referred to as toward-facing or face-to-face, is most beneficial. In the UK, there has been such aRead More

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Are Funny Movies Universal?

Are Funny Movies Universal?

For Christmas, my family watched the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation which according to wiki is labeled a modern Christmas classic. If you haven’t’ seen this movie, it is completely silly and ridiculous. It’s an easy watch-and-laugh movie not a humorously witty movie. While watching it, my German husband made comments the entire time aboutRead More

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Doing Something for the family (or really me)

Doing Something for the family (or really me)

Hi! How are you? Hola! Como Estas? Where have you been? What have you been up to lately? I have not written a blog since my birthday, October 15th. That was a pretty emotional blog post for me….my husband even said “I think you healed a lot from writing that post”. I think I did,Read More

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Teach your children Manners

Teach your children Manners

If you want to give your children lifelong survival skills, teach them manners. A lack of social graces will make it more difficult for children with friends, family, teachers and life. Here is a fun song to sing with your children. To the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell”. Manners are the way ToRead More

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