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Traveling With Kids

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.

7 Things to Know About Great Wolf Lodge

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Travel
Linda DeMers Hummel

Great Wolf Lodge is not the place for grandparents to bemoan the days when we would pass a summer day with a stick and the sprinkler in the back yard. This venue will get you up to speed on the breakneck pace that childhood travels at these days.

Top 5 Tips for Kids at the Boston Waterfront

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

As American expats in the Scottish school system, my kids learn virtually nada about American history. This summer back in the U.S., I wanted to make American history come alive and take my 10-year-old around to important historical sites.

Top 15 Things to do in NYC With Kids

Findery | Posted 07.28.2016 | Travel

When I gave birth to my kids, I wondered if life as I knew it had come to an end. In my first eight years living in NYC before having children, I took advantage of every waking moment and explored every nook and cranny of the city.

The Hidden Costs of Airplane Travel With Kids

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 07.28.2016 | Parents
Ali Wilkinson

It's summer! What better time to get away for a few days. There are often some pretty amazing travel deals -- particularly to the warmer parts of the country -- during the summer that may seem too good to pass up. A trip to San Diego for only $150? Yes please! What could go wrong!

Discovering Prince Edward Island: Anne of Green Gables, a Fiddle Festival, and Four Kids in Tow

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.24.2016 | Travel
Holly Robinson

I received the advance copies of Chance Harbor, my new novel yesterday. The publisher's box arrived at the perfect time: tomorrow I'm going to Prince ...

6 Packing Mistakes To Avoid When Traveling With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel

Don't let packing become a nightmare! A bad packing strategy can mean you don't get the most out of your family vacation. When packing for your family vacation, these usual culprits should be avoided at all costs.

International Play: Stories From an Airport Playground

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.16.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer There are times in life when you find yourself saying hello and go...

Taking on New York City With Kids in Tow

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 07.10.2016 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

Yes, New York City can be crowded and intimidating. But there are a few simple guidelines to keep in mind as you maneuver your way through the most vibrant, most stimulating city in the world with young kids in tow.

Kate Auletta

9 Things Kids Can Play With In-flight That Don't Involve Technology | Kate Auletta | Posted 01.03.2016 | Parents

Flying with kids. Some call it fun, but most call it a necessary evil. As the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends parents withhold screen ti...

Enjoying the Outdoors in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Findery | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel

Buried 1,120 feet below the mountain, you can't help but gaze in awe at the highest underground waterfall in the United States.

Family Travel Tips

Findery | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

Summer is here! And with that comes summer vacation. Whether you're heading to Europe to take advantage of this year's great exchange rates or you're simply visiting nearby grandparents, your summer will most likely involve some sort of family travel.

11 Tips For New Parents Flying With Their Children For The First Time

Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents

Flying can be stressful for anyone. Between crowded airports, tight cabin space and unpredictable delays, it’s not uncommon to greet a sea of tense ...

Exploring the Jersey Shore

Findery | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel

I have yet to explore every mile of this fun, and often underestimated coastline, but am looking forward to another season to do so. In the meantime, put aside any stereotypes you may have about my new home state, and head on over to The Shore.

Get Bitten by the Disney Bug

Findery | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel

I was in my early twenties when I visited The Happiest Place on Earth for the first time, so I don't have any fond childhood memories of the parks. And yet, now I completely understand why people get so infatuated with Disney travel. Have you been pondering the same thing?

10 Places You Must Visit With Your Kids

MiniTime | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel

With just eighteen summer holidays to look forward to as parents, it's important to think very carefully about where you're going to spend each one.

Five Great Local Summer Adventures!

Findery | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel

The wide wide world is just waiting to be explored, and it starts right at your doorstep. That's why I asked local moms to share their favorite spots in their own towns. No need to pack a bag to start exploring, you're already there.

Survival Tips When Traveling With Small Kids

Holly Rust | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
Holly Rust

If you're a parent you've probably learned by now that vacationing with small kids can be very stressful. Vacationing with little ones is essentially all the same chaos that comes along with normal parenting -- just in a different location and amplified due to erratic schedules and endless excitement.

Local Places Moms Love

Findery | Posted 05.22.2016 | Travel

Anyone can Google top tourist attractions, but we really wanted to uncover true city gems. Where's the best place to grab a burger? A great park to let the kids run wild? The roof top terrace that has the best view of the city?

When Your Child Has an Invisible Disability

Pacer | Posted 05.21.2016 | Parents

"Look at that mother up there with that little blonde kid," barked the middle-aged woman in the red dress. "Who does she think she is? There isn't a thing wrong with that child!"

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

Michael DeSa | Posted 06.22.2015 | 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.

School Spring Break in London with Kids

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

Spring break in America is one week but here in my kids' school in Scotland, they're off for 18 whole days. In the middle of the school year! After getting over the initial culture shock, I realized the only way to survive the long interruption in the school year is to figure out an escape.

Cotacachi, Ecuador: A Bit of Everything for Everyone - 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

While I was in the Cloud Valley, having grand adventures through uncharted jungles and drinking mystery sugar cane drinks, Katie and the boys strolled around the town and soaked up the culture.

How to Give Your Kids the World

Findery | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel

I have heard it all. Seriously, I have heard every single excuse people have for not traveling with their children. Well, I have a secret. Not one of these is a good reason to not to teach your children to become world citizens and travelers.

Coicocha Crater Lake, Parque Condor, and the Otavalo Market - 7 Countries, 7 Months, 3 Kids

Michael DeSa | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
Michael DeSa

We had a busy week here in Cotacachi! First up, last Tuesday, we taxied the fifteen miles up to the Coicocha Crater Lake in the Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological reserve and national park.