Posts tagged "carnival cruise"

Cruising with Kids, Part 3: Top 5 Lessons I Learned Aboard the Cruise Ship

Cruising with Kids, Part 3: Top 5 Lessons I Learned Aboard the Cruise Ship
After waging a campaign worthy of the military, I finally convinced my family to take a cruise over spring break. And it was a disaster. Here are the top 5 lessons that I learned (the hard way) aboard the cruise ship: 1. If the running track on your cruise ship has a mini-golf course in... Read more »

Cruising with Kids, Part 2: Party Atmosphere Mixed with Lack-Luster Kids' Programs Equals Stressed Parents

Cruising with Kids, Part 2: Party Atmosphere Mixed with Lack-Luster Kids' Programs Equals Stressed Parents
In last Thursday’s post, Cruising with Kids, Part 1: Exhausted and Overwhelmed Before the Ship Left Port, I detailed my Ellis Island-esque experience of boarding the cruise ship. Today, I continue my account of life aboard the cruise ship. After being corralled into a series of never-ending lines, answering repetitive personal questions by strangers and... Read more »

Cruising with Kids, Part 1: Exhausted and Overwhelmed Before the Ship Left Port

Cruising with Kids, Part 1: Exhausted and Overwhelmed Before the Ship Left Port
I told my kids it would be a fun vacation. I told my husband it would be a relaxing vacation. I told my family that a cruise vacation would be the best vacation ever. I was wrong For years, I’ve been lured by the cruise industry commercials: Giant glossy ships floating in pristine clear-blue waters,... Read more »
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