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Best Florida Family Beach Vacations; Ft. Walton Beach
Thursday, October 14, 2010 – 5:24 am | 4 Comments
Best Florida Family Beach Vacations; Ft. Walton Beach

 

Welcome to the next edition of “Florida with Kids” series centering on the best Florida family beaches and Florida beach vacations.
Taking a Florida family beach vacation on the Emerald Coast is one …

Adventure Travel Tips for Visiting Mayan Ruins with Kids: Part 3 of 3
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 – 1:29 am | One Comment
Adventure Travel Tips for Visiting Mayan Ruins with Kids: Part 3 of 3

This is the conclusion of my interview with J&P Voelkel, authors of “The Jaguar Stones, Book One: Middleworld”, where they share how you can plan an adventure travel vacation to explore Mayan ruins with kids. …

Adventure Travel Tips for Visiting Mayan Ruins with Kids: Part 2 of 3
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 – 1:37 am | One Comment
Adventure Travel Tips for Visiting Mayan Ruins with Kids: Part 2 of 3

This is Part 2 of my interview with J&P Voelkel, authors of “The Jaguar Stones Book 1: Middleworld”, where they graciously share some insight into how we can dare to leave the resort and experience …

Affordable Family Activities in Kid Friendly Lake Charles, LA
Sunday, October 11, 2009 – 1:15 am | One Comment
Affordable Family Activities in Kid Friendly Lake Charles, LA

Local mom, Katie Harrington, tells us about Lake Charles/Southwest Lousiana as a destination for families. Most of the activities listed below are either free or have a very low admission price.
We are located about 45 minutes from …

Affordable Family Outings in McCurtain County, OK
Thursday, October 1, 2009 – 1:02 am | No Comment
Affordable Family Outings in McCurtain County, OK

Thank you to Melissa Drewitz, preschool teacher and local mom of two young boys ages 5 and 3, for sharing one of her favorite family activites for fall in the mountains of Broken Bow, OK …

Fun Family Activities This Fall in Columbia, SC
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 – 1:06 am | One Comment
Fun Family Activities This Fall in Columbia, SC

Local mom, Jayne Baker shares with us some great ideas for family outings this fall in and around Columbia, SC.
Irmo Okra Strut
September 26-27, 2009
It is the largest known celebration of the slimy green vegetable…okra. The …

Affordable Family Vacation on South Padre Island, TX
Monday, May 25, 2009 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Affordable Family Vacation on South Padre Island, TX

As the mother of a 12 year old girl and a five year old boy, journalist and blogger Melissa Zamora is uniquely qualified to share her insider insight into family vacations on this subtropical Island on …

Kid Friendly Activities In and Around Tampa, FL
Monday, May 4, 2009 – 1:21 am | 5 Comments
Kid Friendly Activities In and Around Tampa, FL

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This summer the Tampa Bay Area has lots of activities to keep families from singing the summer blues
By Laura Reiley

Alright, you know your summer trip to Tampa has to begin by trying out the …

Go Green With Kids In Boston Area
Monday, April 20, 2009 – 1:25 am | No Comment
Go Green With Kids In Boston Area

 
Families today are looking for ways to get back to nature and explore the kid friendly ‘green’ activities that cities have to offer. Here are some great summertime ideas in Boston from Leah Klein, …

Kid Friendly Marathon, in the Florida Keys
Sunday, March 22, 2009 – 2:06 pm | 2 Comments
Kid Friendly Marathon, in the Florida Keys

Marathon and Middle Keys:
 
I’ve spent a lot of time in Marathon since my in-laws have a place there, so I know that area of the keys the best.  Its central location makes Marathon the perfect …