Category: Family Travel Time

Rolling with It…

Yesterday started well. Cloudy but warm. Sunscreen was applied to be on the safe side. Fun times at Gatorland. Highlights: Alligator wrestling…not alligator on alligator but alligator with a zoo keeper on top. My son sat on a gator…not a…

Holding Down the Fort

Friday’s conversation with Coach Dad was brief. You see Coach Dad was driving back and forth to pickup and dropoff kids at the middle school for the Midnight Madness basketball tournament. He was rushed. Stressed. Beset by cellphone connectivity problems.…

$100 Smackeroos!

What would I do with an extra $100 if someone handed it to you next month? I would spend the money on my family. Perhaps a dinner out or a movie or something that we could all enjoy together. I…

Review: FamilyVacationCritic.com

I heard about this site where you can post reviews of your favorite vacation spots. The site is dedicated to offering parents the inside scoop on family hotels and resorts. Family_Vacation_Critic is packed with reviews of family-friendly hotels and destinations, with…

Musings on the Beach

Not a beach person. Don’t like sand mixed with sunscreen. Not a fan of eating sand infiltrated food on the beach. Definitely do not care to apply sunscreen to wet, sandy appendages. But, there is one thing I do like…the…

Swim Team Teen Style

My teen has been on the swim team since a teeny tiny 2nd grader. She wore almost the same size swim suit as her 5-year-old sister. Then and now she is skin and bones. Hates cold water. The swimming pool…