Category Archives: How to Travel with Kids

Out & About: Cultural Learning Journeys to Take Your Kids On

Out & About: Cultural Learning Journeys to Take Your Kids On

The following is a guest post from Kelly Warfield. Kelly believes:“The world is packed full of interesting and diverse cultures, and teaching kids through travel can help prepare them for the future. School vacation is the perfect time to introduce your children to the different histories, norms, and perspectives held by the many thriving culturesRead More

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Best Tip to Make Shopping with Kids Easier and Enjoyable

Best Tip to Make Shopping with Kids Easier and Enjoyable

Months ago, I published a post about shopping with multiples and what it looked like shopping with three kids two and under and how shopping and errand running with them had evolved over the years. The post was to help other twin moms but then I received a flood of questions and feedback from momsRead More

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Can you have Two Passions as a Mother?

Can you have Two Passions as a Mother?

This lovely post is brought to you by our guest blogger, Oriana. Born and raised in Venezuela, she has worked hard to make a life for her and her family here in the US. This is the first of many posts Oriana will be blessing us with. I was raised by a feminist who absolutelyRead More

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Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

However you call it: stroller, buggy, carriage, pushchair, baby buggy, pram, or perambulator, your choice of stroller purchase has a direct impact on your child’s language and brain development. Choosing a stroller that allows your child face you, referred to as toward-facing or face-to-face, is most beneficial. In the UK, there has been such aRead More

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Are Funny Movies Universal?

Are Funny Movies Universal?

For Christmas, my family watched the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation which according to wiki is labeled a modern Christmas classic. If you haven’t’ seen this movie, it is completely silly and ridiculous. It’s an easy watch-and-laugh movie not a humorously witty movie. While watching it, my German husband made comments the entire time aboutRead More

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The School Dilemma – Spanish House Review

The School Dilemma – Spanish House Review

>>> This is my personal review of Spanish House Elementary School – Spanish Immersion School in Dallas, TX on Skillman Street. The school also provides adult classes, Nursery and Preschool programs. This tour occured on October 6, 2014. I am not a school expert, I’m just an everyday mom looking for the right school for herRead More

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Our Adoption Story Part 2

Our Adoption Story Part 2

I loved sharing the first part of our adoption story. Reading the words and feeling the emotions again have been the highlight of this month, National Adoption Month. I am also very grateful to be featured on Dallas Mom’s Blog and discussing Love for a Child: Overcoming the Fear of Adoption. Here is the second partRead More

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The School Dilemma – A School Review Series Part 2

The School Dilemma – A School Review Series Part 2

This is a continuation of our family’s journey on finding the right education fit for our children. It might help to read the first section before reading this section. If you did not read the first section let me bring you up to speed #1 I am pro-public education and my hubby is pro-private educationRead More

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Doing Something for the family (or really me)

Doing Something for the family (or really me)

Hi! How are you? Hola! Como Estas? Where have you been? What have you been up to lately? I have not written a blog since my birthday, October 15th. That was a pretty emotional blog post for me….my husband even said “I think you healed a lot from writing that post”. I think I did,Read More

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Teach your children Manners

Teach your children Manners

If you want to give your children lifelong survival skills, teach them manners. A lack of social graces will make it more difficult for children with friends, family, teachers and life. Here is a fun song to sing with your children. To the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell”. Manners are the way ToRead More

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