Holidays are nothing without the hustle and bustle of getting your family from one place to another. The day before Thanksgiving is no exception as it’s one of the busiest travel days of the [...]
When our sons were two and four, my husband and I attempted our first “real” vacation as parents. We planned a few days on Captiva Island, located off Fort Myers on the Gulf Coast of Florida. I [...]
There’s nothing quite like a weekend escape from the city, taking in the fresh air, the open skies and the peace and quiet. At the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in scenic Galena, IL, just three [...]
Whether you’re traveling with toddlers or teens, or anyone in between, exploring a museum can be a great way to combine fun with learning while on vacation. And if you visit a museum that goes [...]
Family bonding in Lake Geneva: thrilling zip line adventure, lakeside luxury and a touch of nostalgia
My family and I recently had the opportunity to get out of our comfort zone in a 100-acre forest surrounding Lake Geneva, Wisconsin – and I mean WAY out of our comfort zone, as in racing across a [...]
Summer is a perfect time to take your family fishing! Here are some of our favorite tips for keeping the kids happy on a fishing trip, while easing stress for the adults.
Fourth of July is around the corner, and every child and parent knows the best part of this celebration is the fireworks! Here are five of our favorite cities to visit for a memorable fireworks show.
1. Tools of the trade: One of my favorite tips for taking kids to a museum includes a special tool you can pack in your purse! Check it out in my FamilyFun video tip: 2. Teacher’s toolbox: Many [...]
June is the month for celebrating our beautiful oceans and the wide range of creatures that inhabit it. It’s National Aquarium Month, and June 8 is also World Oceans Day, a day for ocean [...]