This post is based on a Disney cruise (5 night Disney Dream) taken in July 2017 to celebrate my father-in-law’s retirement. He is a hard-working man of outstanding character who built a significant business from nothing and I was proud to celebrate this milestone in his life by allowing him to pay for a cruise… More The Hidden Costs of a Disney Cruise
Little L has been really into playing in the sand lately. Our backyard play set sandbox can keep her entertained for hours. When our schedule opened up and we had two nights to get away, our goal was to get her to the beach. Since we only had the two nights, we looked for… More Beach Baby: A Weekend at Silver Beach, Michigan
When L was five months old we decided to take advantage of infant in arms airline fares and vacation time we had to travel to Japan. We had already traveled with her some (to present at a conference in Boston and take an Advanced Wilderness Life Support course in Moab, Utah) so we felt… More Konnichiwa to Infant Travel: Tokyo with Baby L
M and I had the weekend off call for Mothers Day. We wanted to find a fun place to take the kids and celebrate without feeling completely wiped out to return to work after the weekend..
Some of my favorite family memories have been made not on luxury foreign travels but instead on simple road trips. There’s something about the unknown of the open road that I find fresh and inspirational.