The Beauty of the Internet in Travel Planning

The Beauty of the Internet in Travel Planning - The internet has not only transformed how we communicate, but also how we travel.

The internet has not only transformed how we communicate, but also how we travel. When I was planning my first French adventure, the internet was not widely available. My university certainly  didn’t have it until about four years later. I went to college in the age of the typewriter-operated word processor. Yes, I’m that old. […]

4 Fun Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip

4 Fun Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip | Life as MOM

Setting a budget for your family trip doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares some tips on how you can save money on your next trip. We recently took a cross-country trip with our 6-year old daughter to visit some family and also, just unwind after a really busy month. […]

What to Pack for Road Trips

What to Pack for Road Trips - Ready to hit the highway? Be sure that you

Ready to hit the highway? Be sure that you’ve packed the basics for kid comfort with this road trip packing list. When our older kids were little we did a few airplane trips, but the most of our traveling has been done on the road. We load up the kids, their clothes, and the kitchen […]

A Mom’s Capsule Wardrobe for Travel

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What we moms wear matters. It effects our day and our disposition. Consider a capsule wardrobe for making travel with kids easier. Earlier this summer, I started to think about what to pack for myself on this trip. I started culling different items into one corner of my closet, in the hopes of creating a […]

Budget-Friendly Travel with Kids

Budget Friendly Travel with Kids - You can travel and not go broke. Really. Here

You can travel and not go broke. Really. Here’s how. Hitting the road needn’t be expensive, but it certainly can if you let it. In fact, I think there’s an assumption that you need to spend a lot of money to make it be fun. That’s really not true. Over the last five years since […]

Things to Pack to Make Travel with Kids Easier and More Fun

Things to Pack to Make Travel with Kids Easier and More Fun - Hitting the road with kids in tow? Consider taking some of these items along to make the trip easier and more fun -- for everyone.

Hitting the road with kids in tow? Consider taking some of these items along to make the trip easier and more fun — for everyone. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, […]

Travel Transport with a Large Family

Travel Transport with a Large Family - Curious how we move all these people around? Transportation is an interesting thing when you have more than 4 people in your crew.

Curious how we move all these people around? Transportation is an interesting thing when you have more than 4 people in your crew. You know this story already. Probably because I am apt to repeat myself. But, here it is anyway. I spent my 21st birthday in Toulouse, France. My French mom, Michele made Boules […]

Saving Money on Travel Food

Save Money on Travel Food - Find yourself on the road often? You don

Find yourself on the road often? You don’t need to pay the high price of restaurants and convenience foods. Save on vacation eats. Here’s how: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but […]