In the middle of selling our house and moving cross-country, audiobooks saved my sanity. All four of us lived in a hotel room for weeks and when it was too early to go anywhere, too quiet to bounce around, Jack and Annie (from Magic Tree House) would "babysit" my kids. They are wild, full of energy, and live for wrestling and climbing trees but turn the right story on and they can't help but slow down and listen, rapt and engaged. Audiobooks with kids: tips for getting started! Audiobooks are ... Read More about Audiobooks with kids: tips for getting started!
At 5 & 7, my kids have most definitely not outgrown playgrounds and they're an essential part of our travels! After a few hours of not touching things in museums or listening to a performance, a place that's 100% for kids is perfect for blowing off steam. I had so much fun researching and putting together this list of the best playgrounds in the world! Some of them I dug up on my own and some are from other family travel bloggers, sharing what their kids loved best about them. Whether it is ... Read More about Best playgrounds in the world – 30+ free parks you have to see!
Who is ready for some creative Asheville date ideas! I wrote out these Asheville date ideas for both locals and visitors, but also for myself because I want to make sure I'm exploring my own city as much as I am traveling out and about for adventure. I think there is something for everyone on this list, including some tips for free things to do in Asheville, romantic Asheville hotels, and romantic restaurants in Asheville that are perfect for a special night out. For all the parents out there, ... Read More about 40+ Asheville date ideas from a local