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Is a Timeshare a Good Idea for Family Travel?

Is a Timeshare a Good Idea for Family Travel?

Yep, we’re going there. We’re going to talk about the dreaded topic of timeshares. Some say that they are your best option for travel while others argue that they are not worth the money or the hassle. The truth from our perspective is that they […]

Simple Tips for Flying with Children

Simple Tips for Flying with Children

We’ve all been there. You board a flight and have empty seats next to you. You watch each person boarding and wonder “Is that the one who will sit next to me?” And then you see the family with the screaming kid enter and you […]

Your Kid Can Meet the Presidents at Mount Rushmore

Your Kid Can Meet the Presidents at Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is one of the most iconic and recognizable memorials in the United States. According to the National Park Service, almost 2.5 million people visited the memorial last year. Each year, families plan a visit to the site and the neighboring Black Hills. Our […]

Yes, You Can Cruise with Children – And It’s Easier Than You Think

Yes, You Can Cruise with Children – And It’s Easier Than You Think

Do you want to give your family an unforgettable vacation experience? Maybe you dream of swimming with dolphins, or spending the day at a world-class water park with your family? If so, booking a cabin on a cruise ship is a perfect answer for your […]

The Joys of Being a Junior Ranger

The Joys of Being a Junior Ranger

Every summer, our family develops a new passion. One year, it was geocaching. One year, it was watching “American Ninja Warrior.” This year, our passion involves visiting some of the sites of the National Park Service. During the visit, our children collect a Junior Ranger […]

Why Are We Doing This?

Why Are We Doing This?

We were somewhere in the middle of Indiana driving on Interstate 64 when my wife and I got a whiff of something emanating from the back of the car. We were returning from a funeral in Missouri to our home in Louisville, Kentucky, with our […]