How to Introduce Voluntourism to Tweens and Teens

Volunteering as a family is a fun and meaningful way to share a bonding experience while giving back, but you can heighten the experience by volunteering during your next vacation. Kids get to see the world is more than just resorts, beaches and amusement parks while impacting the local community. But in order to really […]

7 Must-See Destinations with Teens

Teens get a bad rap for being disagreeable and attached to their mobile devices, but that doesn’t mean they’re not up for a must-see vacation with Mom and Dad. The trick is finding a teen-worthy destination that makes them realize travel with the family isn’t so bad after all. New York City The city that […]

Safety Galore in the 2018 GMC Terrain

Learning to drive is an exciting time for most teenagers, and a source of angst for many parents. Not only do you want your kids to learn the safest driving techniques, but how to keep themselves safe from other drivers. We recently had the opportunity to drive the new 2018 GMC Terrain over the course […]

What to Do in Seville with Teens

Seville is one of Spain’s most colorful and engaging cities, so it seemed a natural place to introduce a 15-year-old to Spain. Getting there was easy — a trans-Atlantic flight direct to Madrid, where we stayed overnight to see a few main attractions, then a three-hour train ride to Seville. Here’s what we learned. Hotels […]

Never Too Old for Disney World: Top Attractions for the “Big Kids”

Disney World is highly regarded as one of the most magical places for children. Who says it can’t be one of the most magical places for adults as well? Picking a great hotel is one of the most important aspects of your adult Disney World stay. Try to opt for hotels specifically catered toward adults […]

A Maine Windjammer Sail with Teens

Sailing on a Maine Windjammer is not an ordinary cruise. The wind and weather determine the course. You will rarely find shops at a port of call and on-board activities are strictly BYO. But for us and for teen-aged Mary, our week on the Angelique was a great adventure After boarding in Camden, Maine, we […]