At home, you work hard to provide your family with tasty, healthy meals. But when you’re traveling, the meals fall apart. Soon you’re ordering fast food and trying to silence that inner scream: “Those chicken nuggets aren’t really chicken!” Here are some tips for
Whenever we tell friends that we’ve just returned from a long family road trip they stare at us in astonishment. “How do you do it?” they gasp. “Don’t you use a DVD player? Don’t your kids drive you crazy?” Here's our secret.
I am thrilled to feature the following guest post by Lenore Skenazy, author of the book and blog, Free Range Kids. The Latest Suburban Crime Wave One mother is hauled off to the police station. Another is clapped in handcuffs. The mothers’ offenses?
As far as educational vacations go, it’s tough to beat Washington, DC. We’re lucky enough to live within an easy day’s drive, so we loaded up with roughly half of everything we own, booked a hotel room and hit the road, smugly patting
Summertime goes by too fast, so we’ve selected some of our favorite new warm weather products to help you stay cool, travel safer and have more fun while it lasts! Check out these 10 awesome items you won’t want to miss.
“When was the last time we headed out to do something this late?” Kid-free, wild and crazy and living it up, we headed out for a night on the town. It had been awhile. It was also 5:30pm. And truthfully, it was pretty
Hello, Mothering.com readers, I need your opinion. Where do we as liberal, holistic, natural parents stand on the issue of kids peeing into the local swimming hole? Here’s my particular situation. Last week I was with my two boys, ages three
(For more information about homeopathy, please visit www.impossiblecure.com) Even though I am the author of Impossible Cure, I’m still a “Nervous Nelly” when it comes to my kids’ health. When my older son Izaak finished his Master’s degree a couple
On Sept 29th hundreds of museums across the US will provide free admission as part of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event. Only two members per household can gain free admission during the event, and must present a special ticket to do so, but
Why travel with a baby, many ask. Too young to remember the trip and necessitating a host of adjustments to an adult itinerary; the work required to take them along will outweigh the benefits. So, at least, goes the travel advice on many