Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

Family Vacation Togetherness

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Nov 25, 2014 7:30:00 AM

A family vacation, by its very nature, forces a family to spend lots of time together. What do you do when it is too much time together?

We are lucky that our four girls generally get along but it helps when they each have their own space in which to retreat. The close quarters of a family vacation often lead to intense bickering that spills over into general bad moods - even at the happiest of destinations. The best way to combat this problem is to start before the trip starts.

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Topics: Family Travel Tips & Advice

Family Road Trips Ahead? Time to Prep the Car | Fall & Winter Edition

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Nov 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Fall and winter weekends are a great time to hit the road for a long weekend family road trip. Is your car ready? I thought mine was until I went to grab the ice scraper and realized that we took it out over the summer and never replaced it. Luckily it wasn't an emergency but it did get me thinking about all the things that should be in my car for our almost weekly treks to the mountains.

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Topics: Family Travel Tips & Advice, Family Road Trips

Emergency Travel Kits for Kids

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Nov 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Everyone hates to think about being sick or injured while on vacation but if you travel with kids, it is sure to happen - probably at the absolute worst possible time. Be prepared for minor mishaps while traveling by creating an emergency travel kit for kids. Don't leave it in the suitcase - carry it with you because you never know when you might need it! Our kit contains the following:

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Topics: Family Travel Safety

Missing School for Family Vacations? REVISIT

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Nov 13, 2014 2:21:00 PM

When is it appropriate for kids to miss school for vacation?

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Topics: General Travel With Kids, Family Vacation Planning

Countdown to Ski Season - Family Ski Vacations

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Nov 11, 2014 10:00:00 AM

The snow is beginning to fall in the mountains and the Front Range inhabitants of Colorado are eagerly anticipating the start of the ski/board season. If you are planning a family ski vacation this winter, you can save money by doing some planning now.

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Topics: Family Ski Vacations

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