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Month: May 2017

What to do with a day in Dingle: The Blasket Islands

What to do with a day in Dingle: The Blasket Islands

A pre-baby trip that would be perfect for even the littlest of travelers. What to do in the Dingle peninsula? Travel by boat to the uninhabited Blasket Islands just off the coast.  The Blasket Islands were inhabited until 1953 when the government evacuated the last […]

What to do in Greensboro, NC with kids: The Greensboro Science Center

What to do in Greensboro, NC with kids: The Greensboro Science Center

Let’s get this out of the way. You are wondering why you would be visiting Greensboro, NC.  That is a valid question. I happen to live here so I totally understand. We are a small town.  However, maybe you are driving to the beach (we […]

Where to Stay in Ireland: My Favorite Bed & Breakfasts

Where to Stay in Ireland: My Favorite Bed & Breakfasts

This is a pre-baby review. However, all of these Bed & Breakfasts in Ireland would be excellent choices for a family with children. Ireland is the perfect country to skip out on the more traditional lodging options and stay in a Bed & Breakfast. The […]

Family Friendly Restaurants in Asheville, NC

Family Friendly Restaurants in Asheville, NC

I’ve put together a list of my four family friendly restaurants in Asheville.  I haven’t had the experience often but occasionally we show up at a restaurant only to be informed they don’t even have high chairs.  These restaurants have high chairs and much much more! […]

Packing for the Beach with a Toddler: Top Three Items to Make Your Life Easier

Packing for the Beach with a Toddler: Top Three Items to Make Your Life Easier

What to take to the beach with a toddler? If you are heading to the beach for the first time with a toddler (or younger child) you might be asking yourself this question. Nothing is worse than getting all the way to your destination and […]

Top Five Things to do in Banff National Park with a Toddler

Top Five Things to do in Banff National Park with a Toddler

We had an amazing trip to Banff and Glacier National Parks in August. I’ve already posted a few of my favorite hikes and hotels. However, I thought it might be fun to try to think of my absolute five favorite activities. I could not under […]

Toddler Friendly Sightseeing: The Biltmore

Toddler Friendly Sightseeing: The Biltmore

Thinking about visiting the Biltmore with a toddler? I give the Biltmore a big thumbs  up for being a toddler friendly sightseeing destination that is fun for mom and dad too. As a family we have visited the Biltmore three times but I have to say […]

Toddler Friendly Hiking: Craggy Pinnacle Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Toddler Friendly Hiking: Craggy Pinnacle Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway

An alternative title for this post could be making the most out of a few setbacks…. Traveling on the Blue Ridge Parkway feels like it is a world away from our home, jobs and responsibilities with the added benefit of really only being a two […]

Things I’ve Learned Traveling with a Toddler

Things I’ve Learned Traveling with a Toddler

I am an exceptionally type A person. I love a detailed itinerary, a plan, an agenda. Spontaneity stresses me out. Change gives me hives. I am that person who avoids the beach because how can you lay in one place ALL DAY. Relaxing while traveling […]

Banff and Glacier National Parks: The Itinerary

Banff and Glacier National Parks: The Itinerary

I have posts on the website with some of the great hikes we went on while visiting Banff and Glacier National Parks but I wanted to share our itinerary as well as some wisdom I learned from our trip. Overall toddler ranking: 9/10. This was an […]