Tag: traveling with kids

Great Sand Dunes National Park: How to Have the Best Time- 8/19

We headed down to the Great Sand Dunes area of Colorado to visit with friends and to visit this national park. The Great Sand Dunes have been formed over thousands of years, as sand deposited by mountain streams and playa lakes on the San Luis Valley floor is carried in the form of small

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Scotts Bluff National Monument – Walking on the Oregon Trail: 7/19

After we left North Dakota, we made our way toward Denver. We stopped and stayed in Scottsbluff, NE for several days. We were pleasantly surprised by this quaint little town. It was quite lovely with much to do. We camped at a campground right on the river. There is a zoo and awesome playground

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Grand Teton National Park : AKA The Big Boobies 9/18

LOL! I got your attention! Urban dictionary says that the name for Grand Tetons National Park comes from the french fur trappers who, after being in the wilderness for several years saw the mountains and thought they looked like breasts. Grand=big; Teton=breast (teat/tit). It’s also thought the name could come from the Teton Sioux tribe. Nonetheless, my

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Whitefish, MT : Birthday Week – 8/18

One of the only things that the boys really request is that we are around friends and/or family for holidays and birthdays. We do our best to accommodate in out situations. We surprised them big time by booking a spot in an RV park next to our dear friends Bob & Pat in gorgeous

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Napa, Golden Gate and San Francisco : 6/2018

Since I was still nurse my climbing injury to my knee, we decided to do more touristy stuff and less adventure stuff to give me time to heal. We relocated to Napa Valley for about a week. Well, you have to go to a Napa winery when you’re in Napa! We found a family-friend

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Yosemite National Park: 2018 – Part 3

Part 3 Part 3 of this story is not ALL about Yosemite, as we are not crazy enough to venture into this very-heavily-visited national park on a holiday weekend. Ok, we ARE crazy, but of a very different kind! We knew after the long and hard day hikes we had done, especially those in

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Figuring out the "new normal" of working from home while kids are also there doing school?


Bring Sanity To Your Home!

The Busy-O-Meter is a FREE family craft project that is designed to create a simple way to remind kids when parents and siblings are busy or on important business or school meetings, calls, or Zoom meetings.

Your kids will have fun making it (it’s a great homeschool activity),  and you’ll have fewer interruptions during the day.

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This is a family craft project that will help your kids visually SEE when it’s OK to interrupt you during the work day.

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