This blog is founded on the principle that travel is an excellent way to introduce kids to different cultures. Travel presents many opportunities for learning, education and building empathy. Each culture has their own stories handed down over the generations.
A primary motivation for creating this blog was to show our children the world. And, why? Because understanding others and seeing things from another’s perspective is key to having empathy. And, this world needs more empathy. This is why it
Growing up, we loved spending a lot of time outdoors, playing in the mud and doing all sorts of fun activities. Today, our kids are content staying indoors, watching movies or playing video games on their iPads. It has become
We like to try to be a low tech family. Generally we spend a lot of time out in nature. Many of our vacations revolve around outdoor activities. But every once in a while we take a trip that requires
Once in my late twenties I had a garden. I was a bit skeptical of the HUGE produce it grew. The sunflowers became taller than the house and zucchini bigger than my head. To this day, I wonder what was
This blog was founded to be a family travel blog. But my motivation for creating the blog actually came in part out of our daughter’s struggles with dyslexia and ADHD. I put this blog up one spring thinking that it
Colorful hot air balloons rising into the sky in the early hours of the morning may be one of the most beautiful sights. Our entire family gets excited every time we spot one. We watch transfixed until they disappear from
We have a history with Star Wars books. My husband has always been a Star Wars geek. But our family’s obsession with Star Wars began a couple of years ago with Star Wars books. My husband purchased the book 5-Minute
We started out strong with our summer reading and then we went on (a busy, not relaxing) vacation and fell off the wagon. I love to read and our eldest has really gotten into the Harry Potter series. In fact,
2018 has been a dry year for the state of Colorado, resulting in wildfires around the state. I am so thankful for the dedicated firefighters and all of the emergency responders who are working tirelessly to keep our state safe.