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family travel

  • Goals Travel

    Vancouver Island + August Goals

    Vancouver Island Based on feedback from a few locals (THANK YOU!) we chose to stay in Parksville, a quiet and family-friendly beach town ~30 min from the Nanaimo ferry. We rented a car by…

    August 9, 2023
  • Travel

    How We Enjoy Family Travel

    This is 100% inspired by a great recent travel post from Cup of Jo: the #1 trick to enjoying family travel. Expecting that everything will be easy + perfect = recipe for disappointment. Some…

    June 22, 2023
  • life Travel Work

    Mindset + Fun Ways To Look Ahead

    Mindset I had a good day yesterday. On paper it was rather busy and I ended up fielding bedtime solo which was a bit more complicated since A had gymnastics with a 7 pm…

    October 25, 2022
  • Travel Weekend

    Some New England Fun

    I left a lot of work-related stress (to put it lightly) behind but am just trying to focus on family and what truly matters. Luckily, it has been a great trip so far! This…

    June 11, 2022
  • Travel

    Day 3: Duke Gardens etc

    Duke Gardens: beautiful but definitely cold. We followed this adventure up with hot chocolate from Parker & Otis. G managed to spill most of hers (after we had already walked a distance back to…

    November 24, 2021
  • Travel

    Made it!

    Plane travel was about 385374 times easier than I remember it. However, flying back by myself w/ the 3 will still be a challenge. Hopefully we can consolidate luggage. For future trips I’m hoping…

    November 21, 2021
  • Travel

    FLL -> RDU

    AHH! First family travel in forever. (FLL = Fort Lauderdale, our preferred airport because it’s closer and about 37434 times less chaotic than MIA) (RDU = Raleigh Durham, the airport I’ve probably flown into…

    November 20, 2021
  • Travel

    Mini-Trip Report: Hawk’s Cay in Duck Key

    Our good friends are due with baby #3 and suggested a mini-vac away with us before their due date. My friend and I both really wanted to check out Hawk’s Cay, a really nice…

    June 8, 2021
  • COVID19 life

    Day 12: Hodge Podge

    First, I wanted to share this link: That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief — shared in the comments by reader L (a nurse) yesterday. It definitely hit home for me, and somehow made me…

    March 27, 2020
  • Budget Travel

    Vacation Planning: DO IT EARLY

    I have grown to love vacation planning. I enjoy the searching almost as much as the vacation itself. And as I’ve become more cost-conscious in other areas of my life, I enjoy making travel…

    February 12, 2020