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12 Ways to Save Up for a Family Vacation This Summer

Although the official start of summer is days away, it’s never too late to start saving for that family vacation. The most recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics  say that the average American family spends $1,415 on a family vacation. Those numbers include transportation, lodging, food and beverage, entertainment, and gifts. Of course, […]


Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family vacation. The words “the school’s out for summer” come to mind. That’s right, in just […]


Family-Friendly Vacation: 10 Packing Tips For Your Next Trip

As much as we busy moms look forward to vacation time, packing and preparing for a trip with one or more kids in tow is stressful! Whether you’re driving (and keeping the little ones entertained and breaking up fights the whole way) or flying (and keeping squirmy kids in their seats), getting there really isn’t […]


Let it Snow: 10 Winter Vacation Ideas for Family Vacays

Brrrrr, it’s cold outside. Which means that a) most people around the country are in for a long, chilly season and b) absolutely everyone needs some solid winter vacation ideas. When the temperatures drop and school is out of session (ugh winter break by do you seem to go on forever) it’s time to pack […]


La La Land: The Perfect Family Vacation

LA is my current hometown and when girlfriends come to visit I have a routine down: Thai massages, Malibu hikes, swanky bars, groovy shops, trendy restaurants. All very fun activities, but not ideal for a family vacation. Read Related: Fun Activities for Kids in San Francisco So when a girlfriend recently came to town with […]


7 Fun Things for the Whole Family in Tucson, AZ

Are you sick of the long, cold winter? Are the kids going a bit stir crazy? Then come visit Tucson, Arizona. Right now the weather is great, with temperatures in the 60s and 70s, and the sun shines almost every day of the year. Whether it’s outdoor fun or cultural and educational activities your family […]


Yes, You May Vacay : 5 Cheap Vacations to Take This Summer

UPDATED May 18, 2018 You may think there are no cheap vacations to be had during the summer since it’s such a busy travel time. According to a recent survey by InsureMyTrip, 82% of respondents were planning a summer trip and 55% are traveling to a new destination. Even with all the tourist competition you […]


Questions to Help You Pick the Perfect Family Pet

UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Your kids have been begging for a cat, dog, goldfish, snake or gerbil. You’ve been dodging the issue for months but finally cave to pressure and are considering a non-human addition to the family. The right family pet can make your life even better; they reduce stress, provide companionship and teach […]


Autumn Journeys: 9 Fall Family Trips to Keep Things Happy

UPDATED October 26th, 2017 Taking regular vacations with your family can strengthen your bond and generate unforgettable memories you will cherish forever. That said, traveling with kids is expensive, challenging and sometimes more stressful than it seems to be worth. One of the keys to making a family trip work is timing of course, and […]