Fall Weekend Getaways: The 6 Best Campgrounds in America


Summer is coming to a close, and were all trying to fit in a little bit of last minute fun before the school year starts. Why not take advantage of the great summer weather and head outdoors! Camping is a great way to spend some quality time with your kids. It’s fun for the whole family… not to mention it’s significantly cheaper than other family vacations. Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to head out for some good old-fashioned time in the great outdoors. Check out ModernMom’s top picks for the most beautiful campgrounds in America:

Moms Need Vacations Too


Goodbye to those spontaneous weekend trips with the girls and hello to bottles, diapers and taking care of the kids. Being a mom is a gift and spending time with your kids is definitely priority number 1. But this new life doesn’t mean the vacations all must end. Summer is a great time for a getaway with […]

Knott’s Soak City – Super Family Fun


Cool turquoise water, happy people laughing and splashing, my kids and I see commercials on TV for Knott’s Soak City water park all the time. The youngest is always begging me to take them. “Mom, they have HUGE slides!” she shouts. “It’s so hot in this house,” my 8 year old son whines (our typical […]

7 Ways to Make Flying With Kids Easier On Parents


Youve got the bags packed and the itinerary sorted and youve even managed to find an accommodation arrangement that actually caters to children. But after the last experience, youre truly dreading flying with the kids again. Have no fear, because here are seven practical suggestions to help ease the stress of family travel.

Summer Road Trip Essentials


This post is in partnership with Neosporin. Oh the places we will go… this summer on the road. Summertime means long days, hot summer nights, cookouts, swimming pools and road trips. Of course, for people with kids, summer road trips look a little different than those of our youth. Music for the mood and hair […]

Getting Your Child to Sleep While on Vacation


Vacation. Its a great time for families to experience new things and have fun adventures, but it can also wreak havoc on a childs sleep routine. Sleeping in a new place is never easy and you can expect that there will be interruptions to the sleeping patterns that your children have become so accustomed to. Knowing this going in – in addition to the tips below – will make for a smoother transition and a better vacation time for all!

Vacation For One


Warm weather and Easter are on the horizon. This means parents are starting to think about ideas for a fun spring break trip with the kids. The beach? Disney? The local ski slope? But are any of you thinking instead: it would be nice to go on vacation…alone? One mom, Lauren Apfel, wrote about this […]