Facing serious concerns when traveling with kids: how to get past the ‘fear factor’

  Any parent traveling with kids off the beaten path has fielded questions from nay-sayers: “Are you sure it’s safe to travel to Mexico?” “You’re taking your kids how far along what trail?” “How long will you be gone?” “Solo, … [Read more...]

Why I travel with kids

With fair regularity, I get asked why I travel so much with my kids. Isn’t it exhausting? Will they even remember it? How do you make the time to get away? I could give the stock answers, and I sometimes do: I travel with my kids because I want them … [Read more...]

Standing Alone

Inspired by our travels to Arches National Park. The only downfall of Moab, Utah? In summer, it tops 100 degrees by 11 am. But during our visit, we got a fairly early start and hit Arches National Park before ten. I’d never been here before, … [Read more...]

Hidden

(Inspired by our travels to Death Valley National Park.) The first thing anyone notices (or at least the first thing I always notice) about Death Valley is its unapologetic inhospitality. You drive over the rise of the highway from Beatty, … [Read more...]