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Enjoying the Gift

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. The woman looked at the package with anticipation. What could be inside? […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Guess where we’ve been? Several of you suggested that we recreate our Eiffel Tower picture of long ago, so we did last week on our last day in Paris. We climbed to that second level observation deck with the kids and then shot out to the […]

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Travel with Kids {A Series Recap}

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This past month we’ve been talking about travel with kids. Did you miss a post? Here’s the recap…   Do you love to travel? Do you want to show your kids the world but think that travel with kids is too difficult? Traveling with a family is not the same as traveling as a single […]

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A Visit to Hogwarts – Travel with Kids

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Include something familiar and fun in your family travel. It helps with culture shock as well as travel fatigue. International travel can be awe-inspiring as well as eye-opening. I should know. We just got BACK from our month-long tour of France with stops in London at each end. Yes, I know. Surprise! While I trust […]

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5 Random Food Tips for Family Travel

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We’re a foodie family, so we love to eat on vacation. We have a few traditions that we keep to. Over the years, we’ve developed a few things that we like to do on vacation that make the trip easier and more fun. They are random and fun, and things that we rely on make […]

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Tips for Flying with Kids

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Air travel with children can be stressful. Life as MOM contributor Janel has a few tips that can help you make the journey just a bit easier. In my nine years of motherhood, I’ve made several flights with my kids both nationally and internationally. Sometimes my husband has been along for the ride but for […]

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The Beauty of the Internet in Travel Planning

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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. […]

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Booking It October Update: Travel Books You Should Know

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Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. Carrie and Anne are my fellow bookworms and help round out the selections. This post does include affiliate links. If you make […]

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