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Volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Whether your family loves dogs, cats or critters of any kind, volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, is an unforgettable experience. What’s it all about? Best Friends Animal Sanctuary was founded roughly 35 years ago by friends who rescued old, sick and difficult animals from almost certain death at shelters. After bringing them […]

Easy Ways to Help Timid Travelers Branch Out on Vacation

Oftentimes, the older we get, the more set in our ways we can become. Whether the fears you never realized as a child begin to sink in or the comforts of your home you’ve worked hard to provide are more alluring than the wide, open unknown, there are a few tricks of the trade you […]

Managing Thanksgiving Travel

One of the most stressful times of the year is, almost assuredly, the holidays. The traffic and sheer volume of those traveling skyrockets through November and December, with the day before Thanksgiving commonly cited as the busiest travel day of the year for those in the United States. Driving down packed interstates, navigating crammed airports […]

Natural Remedies for Jet Lag

One of the biggest drags about traveling is the brain fog that develops when your body clock crosses several time zones. During a trip and after, jet lag can suck the life, or at least the energy, from you for days. Who has time for that? We moms and dads have to hit the ground […]

Preparing Children for First-Time Air Travel

A lot of information is out there on how to fly with babies and toddlers — keeping them amused during flights, bringing snacks, how to deal with mid-flight tantrums, etc. But few places even mention how you can — and should — prepare your older child ahead of time for flying and for the airport […]

Should You Take Your Kids Out of School for Vacation?

You’re dreaming of that big family vacation to the mountains to cool off, discovered a perfect getaway on a quiet beach or finally found a decent price to indulge in Disney without taking out a small loan to do it. The only problem is your own schedule and vacation time just doesn’t align with your […]