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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 […]

Load Up Your Kindle for Travel

Load Up Your Kindle for Travel | Life as MOM - If you

If you’re hitting the road, don’t forget to load up your Kindle with reading material for you and your kids. Life as MOM contributor Janel shares how she stocks her digital library for her family for travel. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount […]

3 Free Things to Do Anywhere You Travel

3 Free Things to Do Anywhere You Travel - You don

You don’t have to spend a lot of money on entertainment when you travel. Consider these three things to do anywhere you travel. As I’ve researched our trips to England and France these last few months, I’ve been pleasantly surprised to find out that children are often absolutely FREE at select museums and attractions. Be […]

A Busy Book for Kids on the Road

A Busy Book for Kids on the Road - Hitting the road? Need some fun, but quiet activity for little hands? Make a busy book.

Hitting the road? Need some fun, but quiet activity for little hands? Make a busy book. A busy book is a bit old school. At least in the age of iPods, iPads, and other handheld entertainment devices. However, I still love it when my kids engage in non-digital, screen-free play. A busy book can provide […]