5 Exotic Family Vacations Where Your Kids Can Help Animals

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Looking for family travel ideas? Considering a family trip abroad? Forget the local zoo and city walk. Consider a family trip where the kids will learn about endangered wildlife and animal conservation, and how to support local communities in exotic locations around the globe. It’s an excellent option for families who want who want to experience […]

7 Natural Travel Essentials – Save Money, Cut Down on Waste and Avoid Allergens

7 Natural Travel Essentials (Plus Ways to Save Money, Cut Down on Waste and Avoid Allergens) - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Traveling as a family of 5 is a huge challenge. Traveling as a family of 5 while trying to eat organic, avoid gluten and other allergens, and live natural and chemical-free seems almost impossible. But I’m here to tell you that it IS possible with a little planning – AND you’ll save money in the […]

14 Cheap and Free to Do on Oahu with Kids

14 Cheap and Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Oahu with Kids - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Traveling to Hawaii with the family? Don’t blow your budget on expensive attractions. Check out these 14 Cheap and Free to Do on Oahu with Kids.

9 Ways to Keep Kids Happy While Traveling on the Road

Keeping Kids Happy While Traveling - Don't Mess with Mama.com

After spending last week amongst many traveling families, I’d thought I’d share a few tips to make the travel process go a whole lot smoother.  Trust me, a little advanced planning will save your sanity. Yes, your kids are adorable – EXCEPT when they are trapped on an airplane (or car, or any other form […]

10 Tips to Travel Light with Kids

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We’re just two weeks away from our big trip to Hawaii with all three boys. We’ve traveled with our older sons many times before without a hitch. I’ve got a few tips on how to travel light with kids. 10 Tips to Travel Light with Kids 1. Wash your clothes at your destination. If you’re […]