Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Low cost but maximum fun staycation ideas
It’s Spring Break time again! If you are traveling, have a safe trip. If you are staying close to home, then get ready for some fun in your own living room. Pinterest Week – My daughter and I love Pinterest. From craft ideas to recipes for mouthwatering chocolate treats to science experiments for kids, we pin all kinds of fun and creative ideas. However what is the fun of pinning, if you don't get to try out these ideas? Spring Break week is the perfect time to choose some of your favorite ideas and make it a party. Sit down with the kids and pick one activity or craft and one recipe to make every day of Spring Break. Invite some friends over to try their ideas, too. Then create a new Pinterest Board to highlight the ideas you loved best. …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Taking your kids through the airport can actually be a lot of fun.
Everyone looks forward to taking off on a summer vacation. But, let's face it, traveling through the airport can be a challenge, even without kids. It's crowded, the lines are long, security is a hassle, and it seems like you have to walk for miles. However, keep in mind that your kids LOVE the airport. The walking sidewalks, luggage carousels, trams, and airport attractions are exciting to them. So, with a little attitude adjustment, you can keep the kids amused and actually have fun yourself while traveling through or waiting out that delay at the airport. Whether your airport is small, nice and accessible, or you have to battle the crowds in Chicago or Atlanta, or walk a thousand miles within the airport like in Dallas or Denver, …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Helpful tips to make your family vacation less stressful and more fun.
Spring Break vacation is fast approaching and I want to help make it your best family vacation ever. Our family travels a lot so over the years I’ve put together some tips and ideas on how to make your trip less stressful and way more fun. So whether you are driving, flying, headed the beach, going skiing, sailing on a cruise, or visiting grandparents, here are some tried and true ideas to help you travel with ease this Spring Break. Think of it as your Ultimate Guide to Family Travel Adventures! Essentials Make it Fun! Who’s Up for a Road Trip? Leaving on an Airplane? What are your best family travel tips? What keeps your kids amused while traveling?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Tips to make Holiday family road trips easy and fun.
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- Sue Kirchner
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Sue Kirchner is a family fun coach and weekly contributor to Patch.com. She’s the founder of ChocolateCakeClub.com and ChocolateCakeMoments.com both sites dedicated to helping busy families have more fun together. Sue and her family fun ideas have been featured on TV, newspapers, magazines, and blogs. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you know what that means … get out the fat pants! No, I mean ROADTRIP! It is that time of year when the whole family piles into the car with our suitcases, non-perishable Thanksgiving dinner contributions, and the dog and we head out over the river and through the woods to Grandma’s House for Thanksgiving dinner. Since we've made several 5-hour roadtrips to Iowa every year with young kids, I thought…