Tag: traveling with kids

Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Summer can be filled with lots of fun and adventures. These water safety tips shared by a father and police officer can help parents keep kids safe during family water activities. Also don’t miss our summer gear family must-haves and review of DryFins chafe-free swim trunks below!

Beach Faves & Homemade Body Sugaring

Beach Faves & Homemade Body Sugaring

Hitting the beach this summer? It’s important to take care of your summer skin and keep track of your stuff while traveling and playing. Every mom will love these skin care tips and stylish Krafty Chix bags!

10 San Francisco Family Activities

10 San Francisco Family Activities

San Francisco is known for great sourdough bread, delicious chocolate, scenic bay views and whimsical trolley cars. We were excite to experience this culture-rich city and make some memories with our young children during our summer visit. We found plenty of San Francisco family activities just along the port boardwalk! Here are some of our top picks for experiencing San Francisco with kids.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

Traveling with young kids? This summer we took a family trip down the West Coast. Here are some of our favorite stops in Washington and Oregon that were fun, inexpensive, and memorable for us to visit with kids.

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

We love exploring new places with our kids. I’m excited to share the highlights from our family visit to Mount St. Helens lava tubes and Ape Cave in Washington State.

Vancouver Aquarium Family Trip Destination

Vancouver Aquarium Family Trip Destination

This spring we had a chance to visit the Vancouver Aquarium in Canada. We’ve visited many aquariums and it’s always fun to see the unique attractions each location offers. The Vancouver Aquarium has plenty of things to see and lots of interactive activities for families. My kids enjoyed learning about many different sea creatures and observing a wide variety of fish and marine animals up close!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

5 Potty Training Tips for Toddlers

5 Potty Training Tips for Toddlers

Ideas to make potty training fun! Potty training can be tricky but kids are easy to motivate with rewards, and healthy habits can be taught through regular routines.

Best RV Trip Planning Resources

Best RV Trip Planning Resources

Planning a cross country RV trip involves choosing destinations, routes, stops and activities. I’m excited to share some of the best resources I found for RV trip planning as well as some of my personal trip planning tips!

Family Day at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo

Family Day at the Seattle Woodland Park Zoo

Our family loves going on adventures. We also have 3 young kids which can make it challenging to find the right adventures to go on. Last year we decided to purchase an RV to make camping, road trips, and exploring new places a whole lot easier. Our RV is awesome because our kids can nap on the go, use the bathroom, and enjoy a fairly normal routine in our home away from home! Our first trip took us to Seattle where we visited one of our favorite places, the Woodland Park Zoo! Our kids have always loved seeing all the unique animals that live at the zoo, skipping along the zoo pathways, and enjoying the kid-friendly and sensory activities offered by the zoo. The day we visited the zoo was very typical of Seattle weather; misty and overcast. The weather didn’t dampen our adventurous spirits!
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Simple Tips for Holiday Traveling with Kids

Simple Tips for Holiday Traveling with Kids

Does your family often travel for the holidays? Its possible to keep young children happy and engaged with a few simple tips. Establish a travel routine, bring some gear and focus on what’s most important, making memories!

Helpful Tips for Traveling with Kids

Helpful Tips for Traveling with Kids

Traveling with young kids can be tricky. Our family has traveled a few times with our kids and our experience has been different each time. We’ve learned some useful tips for traveling with kids as well as things to avoid.

Spokane Children’s Museum Interactive Activities for Kids

Spokane Children’s Museum Interactive Activities for Kids

Looking for something to do with kids in Spokane, Washington? The first time we visited Spokane we were impressed by the many splash pads available at the city parks and fun attractions such as the city carousel and family-friendly Manito Park filled with seasonal flowers. I’m excited to share our recent visit to the Spokane Children’s Museum and highlight some of the other fun activities to do in Spokane for families with kids.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Oregon Coast Family Vacation with Kids

Oregon Coast Family Vacation with Kids

We loved adventuring on the Oregon Coast and exploring places like Newport, Tillamook, and Bandon. The Oregon Coast turned out to be a wonderful vacation with lots of activities to do with young kids and babies!