Category: Travel

Exploring the Disney World Parks with Tweens and Older Kids

Exploring the Disney World Parks with Tweens and Older Kids
Please welcome guest poster Becca Ludlum, author of Our Crazy Boys, where she shares her experiences as a mom to two tween boys. She’s sharing her experience with her boys at Disney World in Orlando and giving us some great tips for fun at the Mouse House with older kids. Thanks so much for being... Read more »

Tween Travel: Family trip to Niagara Falls and Fort George

Tween Travel: Family trip to Niagara Falls and Fort George
Tween travel week continues today with a look at Niagara Falls and Fort George, the hidden gem we found nearby. Niagara Falls is more than your grandparents’ honeymoon destination, it’s a wonderful place for a family vacation. I was surprised when my tween said that she wanted to go to Niagara Falls, but we opted... Read more »

Tween travels: Fun places to visit with kids in St. Louis

Tween travels: Fun places to visit with kids in St. Louis
With the Gateway Arch, the City Museum, riverboat cruises on the Missisippi , and Clydesdales, St. Louis offers something for family members of all ages. Just 5 hours from Chicago, it’s an easy road trip from Chicago. We had a great time visiting for a weekend with our tween last spring break. Here are our... Read more »
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Tips for traveling with tweens

Tips for traveling with tweens
Just as parenting tweens requires different techniques than parenting little ones, so does traveling with tweens. Although it may feel like their hormones or changing attitudes require their own set of luggage, tweens are also more mobile, self-sufficient and interested in the world than little people. Traveling with tweens can create wonderful family memories and... Read more »