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Exploring Yosemite National Park With Kids

Findery | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Findery

The beauty about visiting a park like Yosemite is that everything one can do is already there, and the best way to enjoy it all is to keep a slow and steady pace, all while embracing the fact there's no way to cover the entire park in one trip.

The Most Important Element of Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Family travel is all about teamwork. Everyone--including yourself, your spouse, and your children--need to be on the same page. Like any good team, everyone needs to know their roles and responsibilities, have clear expectations, and be accountable for their actions. And everyone needs to work together for a common purpose.

Adventures in Tena: 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

All five of us piled into a long, narrow, and low-in-the-water motor canoe and sped up river. The low profile of the boat offered a unique perspective like that of gliding on top of the water and was perfect for spotting several different types of Amazonian birds along the way.

5 Reasons to Travel Slowly

Cliff Hsia | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Have you ever been in a tour group? The benefits of traveling slowly, especially when traveling with your family, far outweigh any perceived benefits of traveling as fast as humanly possible.

Top Five Marrakesh... With Children

Darcy R. Shapiro | Posted 04.14.2015 | Travel
Darcy R. Shapiro

Marrakesh is an exotic destination, and you will feel it the minute you step off the plane. It's a place where you can soak up as much culture as you can sunshine.

9 Tips for Flying While Pregnant

Aimee Chan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Most pregnant women can continue to travel by air up to 36 weeks into their pregnancy, according to the Mayo Clinic. Every woman and pregnancy is diff...

The Surprising Things Kids Really Remember After a Vacation

Irene Lane | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Irene Lane

Whether you decide to travel to Europe, South America, Africa, Asia or within your region at home, kids remember the feeling of connecting with other people who share a similar interest whether it be soccer, history, biking, or delicious food, and especially appreciate time with you, as their parent.

Phuket, Thailand: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Cliff Hsia | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Phuket, Thailand is an island that's rapidly developing and changing. It's no secret paradise anymore, as tourists from all over the world come in droves to soak up the sun and play at the beaches.

Beginning in Bahia, Ecuador - 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Make no mistake about it, this transition with a young family is proving to be a difficult one, but the simple joys of our new lifestyle and watching our kids experience the people and culture around them make it all worth it.

10 Harsh Realities of Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

The experience can wear you down, push you to the brink of blowing up in anger and frustration, and eliminate any shred of patience you might have had with your spouse or your kids.

5 Reasons You Will Love Exploring Singapore With Kids

Inga Batur | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Inga Batur

From the first view of Singapore with the beautiful harbour and tall skyscrapers in the background, my kids loved it. And after days spent discovering what is also knows as the Lion city, the magic still didn't wear off. Because exploring Singapore with kids is fun and here is why...

5 Reasons to Mix Business and Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

If you've ever been on a business trip and you have kids, then you can empathize with that desperate feeling of missing your kids that normally hits you within 24 hours of arriving at your destination.

What Kids Learn From Travel

Aimee Chan | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

If you expose your children to as much of the world as possible they will learn where they fit and how lucky they are. Just by spending time with you in a different country or even just environment, they can learn about history, cultures, languages, conservation and, yes, poverty in a way that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Michael DeSa | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.

Why You Should Holiday With Baby

Aimee Chan | Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Don't wait until the kids are older. Traveling with a baby is actually relatively easy (versus, say, trying to travel with a toddler) and cost effective. But, beyond that, there are many reasons why taking infants out of their everyday environment and going on baby-friendly holidays is beneficial.

7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids - A Search for a Simpler Life

Michael DeSa | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

After working hard for a while, being smart with our money, and investing time into building a strong family, we can now embark on a seven-country, seven-month trip to a new continent. It's time for us to do something we love with the people we love.

Emergency Stopover in Porte De Clignancourt

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

My two children and I had been driving in France in the region northeast of Paris all morning. Clignancourt wasn't our destination, but, as we approached the Porte de Clignancourt exit on the ring road, I urged my daughter, who was driving, to take it.

Traveling With Kids

Meriah Nichols | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
Meriah Nichols

Traveling with kids is akin to traveling with an amplifier. Everything is doubled, trebled, quadrupled. The highs become that much higher; the lows, abysmal.

The New York Mom's Guide to Christmas In The Big Apple

Maria Colaco | Posted 02.17.2015 | Parents
Maria Colaco

This is my absolute favorite season of the year! Every single part of New York is alive with the sights and sounds of the season.

Holiday Cruises-Put Passenger Safety First

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Most cruise lines like Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney and Celebrity deck the halls of their ships literally with holiday decorations and Christmas trees in their lobbies, restaurants and have massive gingerbread houses.

Traveling Without Car Seats, A Reality Check

Aimee Chan | Posted 01.17.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Most cars in Ethiopia don't even have seat belts. And by the time your kids are old enough not to need car seats, it's not that big a deal if they are in cars without seat belts for short periods of time while on vacation, is it?

9 Reasons You Should Bring Your Toddler to Ireland

David DiGregorio | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
David DiGregorio

Although traveling with a toddler is totally doable, not all destinations are created equal. Here are 9 reasons why Ireland is one of our favorites.

Top Places to Spend Christmas at the Beach

MiniTime | Posted 12.28.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

Our top picks for where to spend Christmas at the beach include a mix of bikini beaches, island vibes and plenty of adventure in and out of the water.

5 Reminders to Keep Parents Sane While Traveling With Children

Heather Mundt | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Heather Mundt

I'm not suggesting vacations are a free pass for kids to misbehave. I'm merely saying you should ease up a bit on expectations as a way to maintain some parental sanity on vacation.

What's Your Excuse?

Amy Wright | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
Amy Wright

So by letting go and deciding to live in spite of the "untils" and "whens" I got more than I ever imagined. So what about you? What are your excuses for not living your life?