Miami-Dade County Takes Another Swing at Miami Zoo Theme Park

Orlando has Disney, but Miami-Dade may soon have its very own popular attraction soon – a Zoo Theme Park. The idea to do something new with the Miami Zoo came up after Hurricane Andrew devastated...

New Travel APP – Travel + Leisure Family

I love magazines, which is a problem because I don't throw them away.  I keep them in a nice pile for future reference - to my husband's dismay. For this reason I have been thankful...

The Importance Of Having A Kid-Free Vacation

Years ago a friend told me that if you wanted to make sure your marriage stayed healthy you had to vacation once a year with just your spouse and she was right.  Don't get...

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...

Daytripping in Ontario ~ African Lion’s Safari

As we head into Summer I have started a list of local parks and attractions that I want to visit with my boys in July and August.  We are lucky enough to live in...

Five Awesome U.S. Destinations You Should See With Your Kids – Part 2: ...

New York City is not off limits to families. You don’t have to shelve your appetite for big city adventure once you have children.

Featured Review: CARES Child Aviation Restraint System

Every time we travel by airplane we bring my son’s car seat so that he is safe and secure. Our guy is a bit of a mover so we fear that if he was in just a lap belt he may be able to undo it and try to move around the plane. The only problem with this is that the Car Seat is heavy, bulky and a pain to cart around the airport.

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...

Bulky Winter Clothes Can Reduce Car Seat Safety

It’s the time of year when parents become preoccupied with keeping their children warm. Bundling a child under mountains of bulky outerwear poses a problem, however. His or her car seat harness no longer fits correctly.

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...

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 3: ...

Hands down, the most beautiful place I’ve ever been is Yosemite National Park. Mother Nature configures herself in some beguiling ways, let me tell you.