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Media Kit

Trips With Tykes works with partners in many industries (especially travel and baby and child consumer products) and offers multiple ways to reach its valuable audience of well-traveled parents.

Want to know more about me? Check out my About page as well.

Marketing & Advertising Offered

Promotional packages can include any and all of the following (contact me at tripswithtykes[at]gmail[dot]com for rates):

Travel Campaigns, Hosted Travel, & Press Trips

In order to write about travel, I have to do it! Since Trips With Tykes is a family travel blog, the vast majority of the travel I cover is travel my family can do with our children. Traditional press trips may be a good fit in some instances, but I also partner with hotels, CVBs, and attractions at destinations our family has already planned to visit to give on-the-ground coverage about experiencing those destinations with kids. I’m always interested in learning about new family-friendly destinations, so please contact me to be considered for future coverage.

Sponsored Posts

Sponsored posts that enable me to share stories and tips about family travel are a great way to communicate the value of your brand to traveling parents. Personal integrity and honesty are incredibly important to me, so I only partner with brands that I believe in and that I would recommend to a close friend. As a result, my readers trust what I say when I partner with your company. I only feature destinations or products and services that I find useful and valuable in real life and would visit or purchase myself (and usually that I have visited or have already purchased myself!). All links on sponsored posts are no-follow per Google requirements, and I always follow FTC disclosure rules.

Brand Ambassadorships

I love working with destinations and brands under longer term sponsorship arrangements and brand ambassadorships. These relationships are so much more than just a sponsored post and are a way to give my followers and readers a full and rich picture of your company or destination.

Giveaways / Contests

Trips With Tykes occasionally also offers giveaways that are relevant to families traveling with children. I am very selective in choosing giveaways to make sure that they are a good fit for the site’s audience. A minimum product/service value applies and giveaway sponsor sends the free giveaway item directly to the winner unless otherwise negotiated.

Interested in partnering with Trips With Tykes?  Contact me at tripswithtykes[at]gmail[dot]com.

Trips With Tykes By the Numbers:

(Current as of March 2022)

  • Monthly Pageviews: 273,000
  • Monthly Unique Visitors: 180,000
  • Twitter Followers: 19,000
  • Instagram Followers: 5000
  • Pinterest Followers: 22,000 (700,000 monthly views)
  • Facebook Fans: 3000

Trips With Tykes Readership:

  • Millennial and Gen X Parents (Ages 25-34 represent 35% of readers. Ages 35-44 are an additional 22%. )
  • 61% Women, 39% Men
  • 89% United States audience
  • Metropolitan areas with the most readers: San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose, Los Angeles area, New York City, Washington DC, Orlando/Central Florida, Sacramento area, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Seattle area.

Download a PDF version of the Trips With Tykes Media Kit (last updated March 2022).

Brand & Destination Partners

Current & Previous Brand Ambassadorships:

  • Southwest Airlines: 2018 #SouthwestStorytellers Brand Ambassador (see our video here!)
  • Moon Travel Guides: 2018 Brand Ambassador
  • Northstar California Resort: brand ambassador and writer for Northstar’s Tahoe Ascent blog during the 2016-2017 ski season

A further representative sampling of brands and destination marketing organizations I’ve worked with in the past few years.

Trips With Tykes Brand and Destination Partners

Other Family Travel Publishing Outlets

In addition to publishing Trips With Tykes, I am a regular contributor to a number of other travel publications. You can find some of my work on these current and former sites:

I also co-host the Disney Deciphered Podcast (with Joe Cheung of, a short-form podcast about Disney World vacation planning with a focus on family travelers.

Finally, I’m a co-founder of the Disneyland with Kids Group on Facebook, a group devoted to Disneyland vacation planning for families with over 40,000 members. We co-host The Disneyland with Kids podcast and have published a companion e-book as well (available on our site as a PDF or on Amazon in paperback).

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I’m honored to have been quoted and featured as a travel expert in a variety of news stories over the years, including appearing in a number of on-camera segments. A few of these include:

Speaking Engagements

I am available for speaking engagements relevant to family travel as well as topics of interest to bloggers such as Pinterest and SEO. Previous speaking engagements include:

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Society of American Travel Writers (2018-current)
  • Family Travel Association (2017-2019)
  • Professional Travel Bloggers Association (2018-2020)