Visiting the Pittsburgh National Aviary with Kids

If you’re looking for fun things to do with family in Pittsburgh, the National Aviary is a must see in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh National Aviary is located in Pittsburgh’s Northside neighborhood, and it’s one of the only dedicated bird zoos of its kind in the United States. The Aviary is separated into a variety of … Read more

Intro to Traveling with a Baby: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

The first trip with a baby can be completely overwhelming whether it’s a few hours’ drive to visit family or a flight across the country.  Below are some of the biggest things I’ve learned from our travels regardless of where we’re going or how we’re getting there. While my personal experience to date has been traveling … Read more

10 Tips for Cruising with a Toddler or Baby

We somewhat naively booked our first cruise shortly after our son was born. It was well before we knew much about traveling with a baby or toddler.  And while we were completely new to cruising ourselves, we had an amazing first cruise as a family. We’re here to share with you our best tips for … Read more

Florida Keys with Kids: Islamorada Family Vacation

Islamorada Florida with kids

My parents visit Islamorada (village of islands) in the Florida Keys almost every year in the late winter.  With a new baby in tow, 2018 was the perfect year for a relaxing Florida Keys family vacation.  And we couldn’t have been more excited to escape the cold for a family vacation in Islamorada in the … Read more

Phoenix with a Baby: Phoenix Bowl Game & New Years Eve

My husband, Frank and I met in college at Penn State University.  We also got married there, so there’s a clear obsession between us and Penn State.  Each year after the football season ends, we wait in anticipation of the bowl game announcement to find out where Penn State is playing. It hadn’t even crossed … Read more

Things to Do With Kids in Omaha: Weekend Getaway

Ted & Wally's Ice Cream Omaha Nebraska with Kids

When we first got the invite to my husband’s cousin’s wedding in Omaha, I was pretty excited to visit a new city. That was, of course, until realizing that we’d be making the trip with a newborn.  I was determined to continue traveling- even if that meant traveling with a baby- and it was a … Read more

The Adventure Begins

Before having my son, traveling was a very close third after my husband/family and my career. I originally delayed having kids, always waiting for the next trip and the next promotion. One day I realized that I didn’t need to choose between travel and kids. Instead, I would make traveling with a child the new … Read more

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