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6 Ohio Road Trips to Take This Fall

Fall is a beautiful time of year for road trips! I love the scenery of the changing leaves and being out and about when it isn’t uncomfortably hot and humid! Here are 6 fun ideas for fall road trips you can take with your family in Ohio! Ohio Fall Road Trips 1. The Farm at Walnut Creek, Walnut […]

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Shake The Sand From Your Toes… Not Your Soul

Summer is winding down (wait, what?… but, it is…) and if you were lucky enough to travel anywhere this summer, for a long weekend or even a week-long getaway, chances are you’re also *lucky* enough to be reminded of how rough your everyday reality is because re-entry is real and IT. IS. HARD. Listen, I […]

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A First-Timer’s Guide to Great Wolf Lodge

This is not a sponsored post. This is just advice from a mom and dad trying to help out other moms and dads as they attempt to travel with their kids. With three young kids, ages five, three, and nine months, my wife and I racked our brains to figure out a local, overnight getaway […]

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A Few Good Men

Driving home from preschool pickup, the battery light illuminated on my dash and the car began to smell as if it were burning. Shortly after, my SUV completely stopped working in the middle of the road. I found myself and three young children in an inoperable vehicle in heavy traffic. I got out and opened […]

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Bring Back That Vacation Feeling

Back to life! Back to reality! That late 80’s song by Soul II Soul is the anthem that rings through my ears as vacation comes to an end and life as normal will soon resume. But I think to myself, why does this vacation lifestyle have to end just because we’re going home?  We had […]

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Fourth of July Tradition: Boating With Littles

                                                                                   Lake Cumberland is a magical place, about 5 hours from Columbus, that consists of 1,200 miles of shoreline and some of the most amazing memories in my life! It is a man-made, flood control lake nestled in some of the most beautiful areas of Kentucky. The shoreline is all natural, with no homes directly […]

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Tips for Surviving Road Trips with Little Ones

There is something special about creating memories not just at home, but in new cities. I love to travel and want my kids to grow up appreciating the sights, sounds, people, flavors and overall culture of new cities, both near and far. I know that even leaving the house can be a daunting thought depending […]

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