Having recently returned from an amazing Hawaiian vacation (our first) I can truly say, I will never take our kids to Hawaii. I truly loved it. Although we’ve been many places and I always thought I was a mountain girl at heart,
Yesterday we crossed over into a new realm of parenting. We sent our three (young) teenagers alone and unaccompanied on a flight to see their grandparents in Phoenix. They were officially unaccompanied minors for the first time in their lives.
Sure, family road trips are fun. But in addition to all those fun times, family travel has some amazing benefits. Family travel teaches: Cooperation: Whether choosing a place for dinner, or the next activity — you have to compromise and
It used to be that packing for a trip wasn’t a particularly big deal. Before the onslaught of bag fees and extra charges for oversized carry on bags, there was no problem packing everything but the kitchen sink. But times