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What Makes a Good Road Trip?

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What Makes a Good Road Trip?

In 2007 we took a mother-daughter road trip across the United States. We started in Idaho and went East. We were on the road for 30 days, talk about a bonding experience! In our time on the road we learned not only a lot about each other but also a tip or two about road tripping. Since then we have used these tips, the best part is remembering where we learned them. Lose the Minute to Minute Itinerary This can be a challenge for some people. Most of the time we keep planners and plan our schedules meticulously. On the...

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Simple Summer Activities

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Simple Summer Activities

Summer is here which means school is most likely out of session. It is always such a fun time for the kids, but sure can be stressful for parents, am I right? That is a whole lot of time to figure out what to do with the kiddos. Do you send them to camp? Give them summer lesson plans? Fill their days with trips to the zoo or the waterpark? Keeping the children entertained is a full-time job all on its own. We can’t tell you what to do with them for the whole summer but, we can provide you...

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Quality Family Time

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Quality Family Time

Hey Parents…it’s okay to slow down. So often we get caught up in the madness of our schedules. Balancing work, kids school (or your school), kids activities, chores, cleaning, meals, and the possibility of a social life. If we fill our days with plans and activities we must be doing something right, right? It can be a lot to handle and maybe it is too much to handle. The full days can lead to stress, and it is hard to maintain a happy family, if you want to pull your hair out. We have a couple of suggestions to help...

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