family travels off the beaten path

Off the Beaten Path:

Off the Beaten Path:

1. away or apart from others of its kind 2. in a remote place rarely visited by people 3. The way we experience the world as a family; one adventure at a time.

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The Most Important Item in Our Toiletry Bag

The Most Important Item in Our Toiletry Bag

There is always one item I check, double check and triple check for when packing our toiletry bags. Toothbrush? Nope. Toothpaste? Wrong again. It’s coconut oil. Coconut Oil?! Yes. Without a doubt, this is the single most important thing in my toiletry bag when traveling with […]

Off the Beaten Path: Lake Superior

Off the Beaten Path: Lake Superior

Hands down. Lake Superior is our favorite lake (that we have ever been to). When you grow up in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, as I did…there are a few to choose from, so this wasn’t an easy selection. Recently, I saw a post […]

How to Help Kids Cope When Parents Travel

How to Help Kids Cope When Parents Travel

What do you get when you have a family who is crazy passionate about travel, but doesn’t always get to travel together? This situation is a common one in our house. Our entire family LOVES to travel, but a lot of time mom or dad […]

The Parenting Super Bundle

The Parenting Super Bundle

Confession: I think as adults, we’re pretty awesome at a lot of things. We tackle big challenges in our careers, our finances, and our health. We travel the globe with our kids in tow. We manage to be part sherpa, part coach, part teacher, part […]

A Leap towards New Adventures

A Leap towards New Adventures

The last few years have been full of leaps. Perhaps all of us are always leaping towards new adventures, but in our life, it feels like we have made some giant leaps lately. One year ago, my husband and I made the decision to move […]

CLEAR: An Answer to Airport Security

CLEAR: An Answer to Airport Security

Airport security. Just the thought of it can send a shudder down some travelers’ spines. Immediately your mind imagines long lines where you shuffle through like cattle anxiously checking your watch to make sure you aren’t going to miss your flight. Add in traveling with […]