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Every Kid Outdoors: Guide to National Parks with 4th Graders

This post is sponsored by Perseus Books. All opinions are my own. My family was able to take advantage of a pretty amazing travel discount a couple of years ago thanks to my then 4th grade daughter. The National Park Service has a program called Every Kid Outdoors (formerly known as Every Kid in a …

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What to Pack for a Day at the Lake With Kids (Free Printable!)

Some of my happiest childhood memories were spent on the lake. When the Alabama summer heat was too unbearable, everyone jumped in their cars (or more accurately, their pickup trucks) and headed just 45 minutes away to spend weekends and holidays at Lake Martin. My family owned a Sea-Doo and we would often retreat to …

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5 Secrets to Holiday Air Travel Success (With Kids!)

There’s no place like home for the holidays. But getting there isn’t always easy, particularly if you are flying the not-so-friendly skies and doing it all with kids. Flight delays, crowded airports, TSA snafus, and holiday stress sometimes seem take the joy out of the holiday travel season. Holiday air travel with kids is not …

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Best National Parks to Visit in Fall

This post is sponsored by Moon Travel Guides. All opinions are my own. While the back-to-school season sometimes puts a damper on many family’s travel plans, it invigorates me for a new season of travel. Traveling in the fall brings the chance to see amazing autumn colors as well as to enjoy outdoor adventures like …

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Why All Travelers Should Care about Food Allergies, Even if You Don’t Have Any

This post is sponsored by FreeYumm. All opinions are my own. I have been lucky as a mom to have two kids who do not have any food allergies or major food sensitivities. Both are a growing concern for so many families. I know all too well from friends how prevalent allergies have become and …

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Oakland A’s Games with Kids: Your Family-Friendly Baseball Guide

Thanks to the Oakland A’s for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Spring is finally here and that means it’s time for America’s favorite past-time – baseball! My family’s love of our hometown team, the Oakland Athletics – more affectionately known as the A’s – runs pretty deep. My husband grew up in …

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Why Families Should Explore Gulf County, Florida

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I grew up in Alabama, so the beaches of Florida and the panhandle from Pensacola to Destin to Panama City were a favorite travel destination for my family. The fine white sand along the Gulf …

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Oslo with Kids: Why Norway Should Be on Your Family Travel Bucket List

This post is sponsored by Visit Norway. All opinions are my own. Just a few years ago, traveling to Norway moved much higher on my family’s travel bucket list. My husband and I visited Oslo in 2008 when I was pregnant with my first child and found it to be one of our favorite cities in the …

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10 Things to Do in Monterey, California with Kids

This post is sponsored by See Monterey. All opinions are my own. The beautiful coastal town of Monterey, California is about as good as it gets as a family travel destination. Beaches, hiking, and a world-class aquarium make for a memorable vacation for travelers with kids. Less than a 2 hour drive from San Francisco, it …

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