How to approach the teacher when taking your child out of school to travel.
For years I have wanted to write this post. Although I consider myself to be quite skilled at family travel, sometimes things still go sideways on our family trips. Most of the suggestions I share on this site come from … Read More
Sure we can do that ! So what if we’ve been away the past 5 weekends (plus a few extra days). What’s one more 1000 mile road trip? Apparently, I still think I am 25, fully capable of surviving … Read More
I know many people aren’t crazy about New Year’s resolutions, but as a goal oriented person, I quite enjoy them. Even if I simply attempt to achieve some of them, I figure that is better than nothing. My dad’s advice … Read More
While we did not travel far yesterday (only to our neighborhood park), this is a story worth sharing. Yesterday afternoon, I took my two children and their friend to a park in our neighborhood. It has a great playground, but … Read More
It’s 2 a.m. and you are staring at the ceiling, running through all the possible nightmare scenarios that may occur on a flight with your child. Endless lineups, emotional meltdowns, exploding diapers and more. I,too, had many anxiety ridden … Read More
One of the first Portuguese phrases I learned in Brazil roughly translated to ” Watch out ! Big wave coming ! “. Sadly, my understanding of it came a little too late to be useful to me. Moments later I … Read More