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:

Tips For Road Trips With Kids


Summer is upon us and vacations are being planned as we speak! The meaning of a summer vacation is quite different now that I have kids. When I was younger, I would envision my summer vacations to look something like an MTV music video. Now the resemblance is more like a National Lampoon’s Vacation movie. […]

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!

Mom Manners: Etiquette Tips for the Pool and Playground


As families everywhere say goodbye to school schedules, we are primed and ready for the lazy days of summer. But before packing up our bathing suits and sand-buckets, its important to lay down a few etiquette ground rules to guarantee enjoyment and safety for all. Nothing is more upsetting than a child (or parent) not playing by the rules or disrespecting someone elses property. We have enough stress to contend with during the school year, so everyone appreciates a little extra thoughtfulness during the summer.

Organize a Family Vacation — Without the Hassle!


Vacations are important for every member of the family. Going away for a few days or weeks can rejuvenate parents and kids, and strengthen the bonds between them. Unfortunately, vacations can also be very stressful to plan. But if you plan it right, you’ll be (almost) stress-free before and during your vacation! Here are some tips to getting your family vacation organized today:

7 Ways To Work Out While You’re Waiting At The Airport


The holiday season is upon us and besides all of the food temptations that we are presented with, there is also the issue of all the time spent sitting. My advice? Make the most out of every moment while traveling.It will help youburn the calories you need to say “yes” to that extra piece of pie and have the energy you need to keep up with your little ones after all they’ve had their fill of dessert!

Fun Things To Do in Las Vegas With Kids


Vegas obviously has it’s appeal for adults, but it also makes for a super fun vacay with the kids! Back when I was young, Circus Circus was the only kid oriented place to go, boy have things changed. Here are 10 Must-See Places to Go with Kids (in no particular order) 1. Shark Reef Aquarium […]