5 Reasons to Take a Break from Reality

I know. I know. You are convinced that your life does not afford for you to have the ability to get away from the rest of the world. Your life tells you that it would be selfish if you left your family for a couple days to do something for YOU, right? Sure.  Of course it does. But you don’t have to listen. You CAN make the time for you to find you!  I am the first to admit when I get away from my family too much.  I am…

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6 Reasons for a Family Visit to Gaylord National this Summer #sp

Disclosure: My family and I were treated to a media night at the Gaylord National. All opinions are real. The Gaylord National is one of the finest conference centers you can find, but it’s not all about business. The resort is set up for family stays—and that includes all family. From the wheelchair accessible paths outside to the lift to get into the pool, the resort caters to families with special needs and will take the pressure off, making your stay as “normal” as living in their own home. You…

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Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with a Toddler

The week of 4th of July, my family and I traveled to Myrtle Beach. And as any mom can attest ten to fourteen hours in a car ONE WAY is rough… not to mention we HAVE to get back home the way we came! It actually wasn’t as bad as it could have been.  My son was a rockstar…but his parents?  NOT SO MUCH. Tips for traveling to Myrtle Beach with a Toddler: Pack MUCH less than you plan. You’ll spend the majority of the time in your bathing suits,…

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Worry Free With Camp Sesame at Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. We paid for our vacation(s). I’m a wannabe #BeachesMom. Beaches, if you are reading this, hit me up! For those of you who have done it, you know that international travel with young children is not always the easiest experience. Between the harried packing, the early alarms, piling into the taxi or trying to find airport parking in a decent location, the cranky and tired voices, the sleeping toddler in the stroller that *has* to be removed when going through security, and going…

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Sun-Seeking Mom Skips Out on Winter

Subzero temperatures, wind chill, Snow, freezing rain, snow Boots, salt, sand, slush. Dirty mud room floors, sweaty long underwear, wet socks, blow outs ruined by toques. It all sounds very appealing, doesn’t it? I can’t hack it, I admit it. Despite being a Canadian, I’m not cut out for our winter weather and all the mess that comes along with it. I get a chill in my bones that makes it hard to move my body when the Celsius hits below zero, a wind gush sends tears streaming down my…

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