Crumpled City Maps For Busy Travelers

When we travel to a new city the first thing I do is find a good map to help us stay organized.  Often, the folding and unfolding of said map renders it useless after...

Don’t Let Lyme Disease Spoil the Summer

Hiking, biking, fishing, camping, it’s summertime and summer was made for outdoor fun. But, outdoor adventure has a nasty foe. That foe’s name is Lyme disease. Superhero parents need to educate themselves on their nemesis so they can fight back and avert disaster.

LEED Hotels are a Great Choice for Environmentally Conscious Parents

The environment is near the top of everyone’s list of concerns these days. We all want to leave our children with a safe and beautiful world. Teaching by example, many parents choose to ‘go green’ whenever there is an opportunity.

Traveling With Kids – Health Tips for Caribbean Travel

The winter blues prompt many to escape to the Caribbean for a week or two at this time of year. How can you blame them? Day after endless day of dull, cold, grey weather will drive you crazy after a while. If you are planning to bring young children on your island break this winter, there are a few precautions you may want to take.

Great American Backyard Campout: A Great Excuse to Stay-cation

Do you have plans this weekend? Are you going to be hanging around the house? Turn an ordinary weekend into a stay-cation, with a backyard campout. This Saturday, June 25th, is the night...

Five Awesome U.S. Destinations You Should See With Your Kids – Part 4: ...

Our series on Five Awesome U.S. Destinations is compiled in no particular order. I say that because there are some who will argue that Part 4: Washington DC is the most important of the five. Washington DC is, of course, the capital of the United States and a nation’s capital is always an important place to visit, particularly for children.

Child Clears Planes for Takeoff

Two employees at JFK’s air traffic control tower are under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration, after a child’s voice was recorded communicating with planes.

The 10 Most Common Items Travelers Forget At Home

In the 20 years I've been traveling, I have forgotten to bring a lot of things. In fact I leave a hairbrush in my suitcase because, oddly, that is the thing I forget...

Perfect For Travel ~ Maclaren’s Globetrotter Stroller

Well known for their practical, lightweight travel gear, Maclaren is set to introduce another stroller that will undoubtedly be popular with traveling parents. The Globetrotter, the newest addition to the Maclaren line up, weighs just...

Five Awesome U.S. Destinations You Should See With Your Kids – Part 5: ...

It seems fitting, somehow, that our final Awesome U.S. Destination is Death Valley National Park in California.
Kids Smash Art at Glass Museum While Adults Stand by Filming

WHAT? Moms Video Tape Kids Destroying Museum’s Glass Sculpture

Shocking CCTV video that was released last week showed two little boys touching and pulling a wall-mounted exhibit at the Shanghai Museum of Glass. The video shows the kids behind the cordoned off area, laughing...

Lyme Disease More Prevalent than Previously Thought

Summer may be over for most families, but summer weather isn’t! And that means that families are still spending their time outdoors. While this provides many benefits to families (exercise, connection to nature and...