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The Last Ship's Lucy Butler: Travel Specialist Extraordinaire

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

If there are two things that Los Angeles-based Lucy Butler knows about, it's acting and travel. As an actress, her success spans theatre (Chicago's Se...

Pet-Friendly Hotels: Ruffing It

John Owens | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
John Owens

There is traveling, and there is traveling with a dog. This distinction was clear throughout the 3,000-mile road trip my wife and I recently made from...

Four Ways to Have a Fulfilling and Funtastic Holiday

Sam Cohen | Posted 10.11.2016 | Entertainment
Sam Cohen

As the holidays draw closer, I find that I can hardly contain my excitement. This was not always the case. I dreaded holidays and breaks of any sort. To me, a day off from work was akin to jail time. At times like this, I would feel depressed and bored out of my mind. I saw the idea of "resting" as just another lame reason to justify being unproductive.

14 Comics That Sum Up The Hell That Is Traveling With Kids

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.05.2016 | Parents

Family vacations sound like a nice idea, but the reality can be a frustrating logistical mess. Between the transit challenges, irrational kid complain...

California, Here You Come

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

Refreshingly cool and with enviable amenities, Orange County is the newest playground for mixed groups and families to easily get away from it all.

How Harry Potter Added Mindfulness And Magic To My Family Vacations

Debbie Lyn Toomey | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Debbie Lyn Toomey

I'm confident that once you start a family activity like this, it will become a tradition as it has for me and my family. Enjoy! Please leave your comments below and share with us some ways that you create lasting and meaningful memories with your family.

How to Survive Your Family Camping Trip

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.10.2016 | Parents
Stephanie R. Caudle

It's summertime and if you are like most parents in America your children have probably officially caught cabin fever. They have been in the house long enough to drive each other crazy but not long enough to go back to school but in any case it's time for them to get out the house.

Who Wants To Play Happy Family? (aka Visiting Day Blows)

Jen Mendelsohn | Posted 08.02.2016 | New York
Jen Mendelsohn

Before you start with me--I get it. I defy you to find anyone who loved summer camp more than me. Cheering, color war, waterskiing, rope burning, bunk...

The Healing Power Of Retracing Your Steps

Allison Gilbert | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

Have you ever heard "These Foolish Things"? The song recounts a long list of sights, sounds, and objects that conjure up memories of loved ones. Take ...

Use This Foolproof Flowchart To Decide If You Should Take Your Preschooler On A Vacation

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2016 | Parents

To vacation or not to vacation -- that is the question. At least, that’s the question this highly scientific flowchart can answer for parents of a p...

I've Had It With My Kids Complaining That They're Bored!

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Children are immensely adaptable, finding ways to adjust to all kinds of circumstances when necessary. Most of us have observed that when the power goes out and they get excited about lighting candles, or when a sibling is sick and they find themselves actually capable of being gentle and kind.

Exploring Greece, the Land of Mythology, with Kids

MiniTime | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel

Koutsoupia - Siviri hiking trail at Sani Resort (Courtesy Sani Resort) Visit a land where mythology, fun and sunshine combine to create a fascinating...

Vacation Daddy

M. Blazoned | Posted 07.07.2016 | Parents
M. Blazoned

Something happens to my husband when we go on vacation. He turns into what we refer to as, Vacation Daddy.

The Most Adorable Farm Stay Inns in America | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel

By Michelle Rittler for Fall asleep under a sky full of stars and wake up to a table full of healthy farm-fresh fare. Roam vibran...

10 Reasons Why Family Vacations Are Not Fun!

Megan Spiteri | Posted 05.24.2016 | Parents
Megan Spiteri

Here are some bombs that will be dropped if you are a new parent trying to vacation. Or a seasoned parent who keeps on thinking that vacations will get better. Keep thinking.

2016 Maine Vacation Guide

Down East Magazine | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Down East Magazine

Summer. In. Maine Do those three words have you ready to pack a picnic and head out the door? Then let these events, trips, sweet spots, and insider tips help steer you.

12 Ingenious Travel Hacks Everyone Should Know

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 05.19.2016 | OWN


Cape Hatteras: A Top Family Beach

Kiley Smith | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Looking for a great place to vacation this year? How about Cape Hatteras? Cape Hatteras consistently ranks at the top of best family beach. That f...

10 Activities for the Fearsome Child in Extreme Sport Capital Queenstown, New Zealand

A.S. Chung | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
A.S. Chung

Queenstown is an action packed alpine resort town filled with kid friendly activities from parasailing to bungy jumping. This extreme sport capital of...

Vacation Sleep Tips for Babies

Sally Black | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Sally Black

Getting infants to sleep through the night is something exhausted parents dream about!

8 Ways to Enjoy a Family Vacation to Disney World

Bailey Gaddis | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Bailey Gaddis

I recently traveled to Disney World with my two-year-old, husband and mother-in-law. I wasn't looking forward to the trip -- I feared it would be impossible to ensure people ranging in age from 2 to 67 would have a good time.

6 Places That Will Convince You to Have a Family Vacation in South Africa

Toby Nwazor | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Toby Nwazor

Credit Family Vacations are always fun and engaging. They can also be demanding because what counts as fun to the parents may not be the definition o...

5 Overwater Bungalows Around the World: Bucket List

Priya Vin | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Priya Vin

Spending a few days on the water villas strung like pearl necklaces onto dreamy atolls, seemingly afloat on the turquoise ocean it truly is paradise whether you are on a honeymoon, babymoon or familymoon!

Daddy Diaries Part 5

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 04.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Tarun Sakhrani

The next stage in your baby's evolution (or your evolution as to-be parents) is the shower... No, not that kind that you take in a bathroom, standing ...

5 Essential Tips for Planning a Perfect Family Holiday

Vyjay Rao | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
Vyjay Rao

A family that travels together, stays together! Travel offers an excellent opportunity for family bonding and relaxation. When you are traveling with family and that too with kids planning eases out a lot of unexpected issues that you may encounter on your trip.