A Parents Dream Vacation: Chicago without Kids

Every once in a while Paul and I leave the kids behind to enjoy a grown-up adventure of our own. This time around we headed to Chicago for a few day [working] getaway. I had the opportunity to travel to Chicago for a work conference and I have never been known to say no to…

Packing a Carry-On Bag for an Infant

Traveling with kids can be a challenge and even more challenging with an infant on a plane. What if they have a blow-out...will I have enough diapers...how many changes of clothes do I need? What if they cry on the plane...how do I entertain them? Can I bring snacks with me...how many snacks should I…

5 “Must Do” Things at the Terry Bison Ranch

On our recent trip to Denver we were looking for a unique one-of-a-kind family friendly experience. Upon some research, the Terry Bison Ranch in Southeastern Wyoming seemed to be the perfect combination of adventure and family friendly activities. The Terry Bison Ranch is a "Must Do" in Southeastern Wyoming. † One: Eat a Bison Burger…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #5: Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park- Peak to Peak, Elk and a Frozen Lake.

We saved the best day-trip for last! Denver to the Rocky Mountains National Parks was by far the most magnificent day that we spent in Colorado. That is saying a lot because our other day trips were rather amazing. I could have made an entire weeks trip from this one day. Here is what we…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #4: Denver to Colorado Springs- Architecture, Gorge and Gods.

On day four my mom and brother had just arrived in Denver and were joining us on our adventure. On this day we decided to drive south of Denver. We had three main stops on our itinerary for the day and we mapped it out as a loop with the furthest point being about 2.5…

Colorado Family Day-Trip #3: 1 Day in Denver with Kids

We spent a week in Colorado and used Denver as our home base. Denver is fairly central and we knew that by having it as our starting point, we could go on a few day-trips to nearby cities and states. Typically on a trip like this we like to plan at least one day in…