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9 Best Read-Aloud Road Trip Books for Kids

My kids are readers.  From a young age, we had them reading.  So naturally, one of our favorite pastimes on long road trips is to read out loud.  We take turns each reading a chapter,  which gives my kids great practice reading as well. Over the years, we … [Read More...]

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11 Best Travel Games for Kids

With a family full of road trippers, we are constantly looking for fun activities to do in the car.  One of our favorite boredom busters for road trips are car games.  We have tried them all, some fun and some not-so-fun. I bring you my kids perspective on … [Read More...]

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FREE OnStar Keeping Kids Safe E-Book

For years I thought of OnStar as simply a GPS directions guide. I certainly didn’t need it - my car had a navigation system. But then I heard a story that shook me to my core. I listened to an actual conversation between a young boy who had been in a car … [Read More...]

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9 Best Read-Aloud Road Trip Books for Kids

My kids are readers.  From a young age, we had them reading.  So naturally, one of our favorite pastimes on long road trips is to read out loud.  We take turns each reading a chapter,  which gives my kids great practice reading as well. Over the years, we … [Read More...]

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Monday was a bad day. I had a big decision weighing heavy on my mind. We are leaving in a few days for a 5 week trip away from home. And my SUV decided to just die … [Read More...]

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Places to Skate in Austin, Texas

July Summer Fun Checklist for Kids Item: Go Skating: Roller, Ice, Skateboarding or Rollerblading Whether you prefer indoors or out, close to the rail or out on the ice, Austin has plenty of … [Read More...]

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Where to Find Snow-Cones in Austin

Gone are the days of snow-cones’ past when we had to settle for about six colorful flavors over choppy ice at the afternoon Little League game. We happily danced around with our blue or red tongues … [Read More...]

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Austin2Boston Day 25: Niagara Falls

Well, we can cross off the Niagara Falls from my bucket list.  We conquered the falls today.  And I have to say, it was not at all what I expected. You see, all I had ever seen on Niagara Falls was … [Read More...]