The holidays are over and the new year has come and gone. And for many teachers like myself it is back to reality. The vacation is over. The staying up late and sleeping in with my little one cuddled up next to me are done. The guilty Netflix binge-watching while eating unhealthy snacks is over too…until […]
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This past summer my daughter and I got the chance to travel to Ohio to visit my grandma, aunts, uncles and many cousins for over two weeks! I’ve been visiting family in Ohio almost every summer for as long as I can remember, but this was her first time meeting our “Ohioans.” I might add, […]
Ah, summer vacation. I love it. It brings with it the hope of relaxation and rest amidst a life full of chaos and craziness. It’s a change of seasons and a change of schedules, at least for those of us who live according to the school calendar. And, of course, our family vacation is exactly […]
Have a free day for a quick trip to Corpus Christi with the kids? So did Claudia! Here’s her day trip to Corpus. Hint, water may or may not be involved.
My momcation wasn’t just about friendship and taking a break. It was about making all those seemingly me-centric things a part of my child-centric life.
From the last week of June through mid-July, my husband, my 2-year old daughter and I took a road trip from McAllen, TX, to St. Louis, MO to Milwaukee, WI. That, my friends, involved some packing. The trip was over 3,000 miles. My husband had to fly to New Orleans from Milwaukee for work, so I caravanned […]
By the time my second child made her debut in our family, I was longing for a sense of what used to be. Pre-kids, my husband and I would venture out into the wilderness for days on end, wearing everything on our backs, seeing very few people (or maybe no one at all) for days at […]
I’m a planner. I like to make lists and slowly check off each item. I recently planned our first big vacation and Disney World (Florida) was the perfect destination for my two year old. My blissful visions of over joy seeing the castle, meeting Doc McStuffins and seeing the amazing firework display quickly turned into […]
Every year right after the 4th of July my husband’s side of the family rents cabins from River Rim Resort along the Frio River in Concan, Texas. This was our 2nd year to join the family for the four-day trip. There were over 90 people there related to my husband! 90! I find it incredible […]