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Summer Vacation With Kids

Discovering Prince Edward Island and a Sister-Writer

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel
Holly Robinson

After making my first foray to Prince Edward Island with my friend Emily and our four children over twenty years ago, I returned to Massachusetts and vowed to return every year. I made good on that vow.

17 Creative Ways to Save Money at Disneyland

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel

The "happiest place on earth" is a top destination on many families' bucket lists. If you plan ahead, this magical, unforgettable experience doesn't have to put a large dent in your budget. Here are some tried-and-true tips for saving money while enjoying your Disneyland experience.

Surviving Summer Vacation - Week #1

Kara Gorski, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Kara Gorski, Ph.D.

When I behave badly with my children, I find a little solace in the fact that at least I AM HERE to be the one to do wrong by them. And I am so grateful for that. I mean, I can yell at them better than anyone else can, right? :)

The 7 Stages of Summer Vacation

Chara Campanella | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Chara Campanella

You are going on vacation! As many parents have noted in the past, vacationing with kids is just parenting in a different location with fewer resources and more expense, but it's still crazy exciting. You are going someplace else! You might take a plane!

Traveling with Little Ones: It Gets Better

Carla Naumburg | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents
Carla Naumburg

In preparation for the trip, I started to make a list of everything we needed to bring. I quickly realized it wasn't going to work. I needed a spreadsheet.

10 Tips for a Successful Staycation

Samantha McGarry | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
Samantha McGarry

If a vacation is not on the cards for your family this summer, then chances are you are planning a staycation. Having been there and done that, I'd like to offer some advice to help make your staycation enjoyable for the kids -- and sane for you.