More working moms are taking time off from their multitasking roles and planning a family vacation a new national survey reveals. Nashville-based WhyMomsRule.com conducted a survey between 14 and 17 January involving 634 women who had at least one child at home.
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.
It seems fitting, somehow, that our final Awesome U.S. Destination is Death Valley National Park in California.
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.
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.
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.
Would you ever consider using an inflatable booster seat as your child’s restraint system in the car? The idea of plopping your child on top of a balloon and going for a drive sounds questionable. When I first learned of the BubbleBum booster seat, I was sceptical. But as I learned more, I began to see its merits and, I think, it has won me over.
Travel website, Skyscanner, recently posted the results of a poll in which almost 60 percent of the 2000 respondents agreed that they would like to see families relegated to a specific area on flights. Nearly 20 percent said they would like to see the creation of child-free flights.
Tomorrow, my family and I will embark on a road trip; a journey that will take us 16 hours north of our home outside Toronto, Ontario. I’m sure it goes without saying, but 16 hours is a long time for a three-year-old to sit in the car.
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.
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.