20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Take Your Family to Petra, Jordan

To say that Petra, Jordan is amazing a serious understatement.  Whether you’re channeling your inner Indiana Jones, brushing up on some history, or are just a desert rat at heart, this place will simply blow your mind.  We’ve got some great tips for you while visiting with your family coming … Learn More→


KIDS: Design Your Own Tent Contest

Want to inspire your kids to be more adventurous?  One of the best ways to do this is to let THEM play a part in the process. The folks over at Field Candy know exactly how important that is, which is why they’ve created a contest to let kids design … Learn More→


One Step to More Meaningful Adventures with my Kids + GIVEAWAY

Today, I’m thrilled to have Angela joining us here on the blog.  Angela is an amazing mom to three spunky and adorable kids, living at the foot of Utah’s Uintah mountains.  She’s an amazing adventurer, and today she’s sharing some great tips with us to have meaningful adventures with kids … Learn More→

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Why I hated the Dead Sea, and my kids never want to go back!

In my mind, our visit to the Dead Sea in Jordan was going to be unforgettable.  We would bask in the warm water while the kids played around trying fruitlessly to dunk themselves.  We’d cover ourselves in the famous “Dead Sea Mud“, where we would also be grinning the whole … Learn More→


Secret Slot Canyons in Mullerthal Luxembourg

We’d heard that they existed.  Could it be too good to be true?  Slot canyons in LUXEMBOURG?  We knew that if we could find them, we wouldn’t be disappointed.  Well, we did, and they blew our minds. Step into the forests of the Mullerthal Region of Luxemourg, and you’ll feel … Learn More→


Extreme Hide and Seek in the Luxembourg Casemates

17 km of tunnels winding up, down, in and out of the rock.  The remains of an ancient fortress that not only protected a city, but also houses shops, animals and soldiers. The once famous “Gibralter of the North”, the Casemates in Luxembourg City are preserved and renewed for visitors. … Learn More→

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5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me BEFORE I Took the Kids to Europe!

When it comes to traveling, just like parenting, it feels like everyone always has an opinion that they cannot resist from sharing with you.  Most of those are things like: “You’re crazy for wasting an amazing trip like that on little kids” “You know, jet-lag can ruin your vacation” “You … Learn More→


Fowl Family: Why you shouldn’t miss birding with your Kids

Today I’m thrilled to share with all of you a fantastic article by birding expert Ernie Allison.  Ernie is passionate about birds and has some fantastic suggestions helping kids enjoy it too.  Thanks for sharing Ernie!   Let’s be honest, when we think activities for children birding isn’t exactly at the … Learn More→


Why Adventure With Kids Will Never Get Old

No matter how hard I try and how much I resist it, our kids are aging at light speed. Our often painfully long days are blurring together into instantaneous years.  I swear it was just yesterday when I was watching our first son Mason take his first steps.  Now I’m … Learn More→


Saas-Fee Switzerland: A place so awesome, it made my kids want to drop out of school

Suspended 25 feet above me, my 7-year-old yells down to me on the ground, “Mom, this place is so cool!  I want to drop out of school just so I can live here and play EVERY SINGLE DAY.”   We’re at the middle of the Swiss Alps on a practically perfect … Learn More→

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