July 30, 2014

10 Family Camping Tips for Non-Campers

camping tent

I think I’m pretty upfront about the fact that I am not a camper. Sure, I’ve slept in a tent. At a campground. Twice. It was fun, but I’ll never be a set-up-your-own-tent-in-the-forest kind of girl. However, I do like the idea of exposing my kids to camping, so if you’re like me, here are 10 family camping tips for […]

Free Ebook: 100 More Activities to Do as a Family this Summer

100 More Activities-Square

I’m excited to let you know that my second ebook, 100 More Activities to Do as a Family this Summer, is now available to all Kidventurous subscribers. As a follow-up to last year’s 100 Activities to Do as a Family this Summer, my second ebook is filled with even more tips, advice and ideas to help you have a fun and […]

Sesame Street Rules at Beaches Turks & Caicos

Sesame Street Character Breakfast

I recently had the opportunity to check out Beaches Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean and can tell you that if your kids are any kind of fans of Sesame Street, this is the place to be. Beyond character breakfasts and stage shows, ten of your favorites from Sesame Street spend time reading stories, baking cookies and going on treasure […]

10 Family Favorites in Branson, Missouri

silver dollar city

Frequently listed amongst the most family-friendly cities in the nation is Branson, Missouri. In 2013, it made Conde Nast Traveler’s list of the ten friendliest cities in the USA by being safe, welcoming and brimming with family and tourist activities. Branson is a wonderful place to bring the whole gang – the scenery is great, the locals are kind, and […]

RSVP: Kissimmee #RockYourVacation Twitter Party on Thursday

Parrots at Gatorland

I woke up this morning and it was one degree. That’s cold anywhere, but here in Washington, DC, that’s really cold. We don’t do single digit temps well. So, I’m excited about an upcoming Twitter Party that I’ll be co-hosting on Thursday, March 6 from 1-2 p.m. ET. It’s going to be all about Kissimmee, FL where it’s expected to […]

Massanutten: 8 Winter Must-Do’s as a Family

snow tubing

A couple of weeks ago, we took the kids to spend the weekend at Massanutten. It’s a four season resort, so you can ski in the winter and golf in the summer. Our plan was to spend a couple of hours snow tubing, then enjoy the on-site waterpark, but I quickly realized there is so much to do at Massanutten […]

5 Spring Break Ideas When Snow Days Send Kids Back to School

kids hiking

I know I don’t need to tell you that we’ve had more than our share of snow and beyond frigid temperatures this winter. Kids have had snow day after snow day and now some school districts are sending kids back to school during some or all of Spring Break to make up for those days. Yikes. If you find that […]

8 Things You Must Do this Summer

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Summer is just around the corner. Despite single digit temperatures here in DC, I swear the last day of school and lazy summer days will be here in a flash, so it’s time to start thinking about how to best spend those 10 to 12 weeks of freedom with your kids. As you begin to plot out some ideas, take […]