Archive | May, 2014


Packing Part 2: Packing for Ladies

In part 1 of our backpacking series I shared why we like to use backpacks and how what we packed for our kids. In Part 2 I am sharing what I packed for 8 weeks in Europe. When deciding what to bring I needed to remember that everything I packed needed to fit in a […]

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Packing Part 1: Packing for the Kids

One cold New Year’s Eve night I dragged my large suitcase across snow covered, bricked sidewalks to my bus heading home to Texas from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. The trek is where I realized I had packed way too many things and I was embarrassed to be dragging such a large load. Daniel […]

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Travel with Nanny

Traveling with a Nanny

We pictured ourselves sitting in a living room on a couch. It’s around 8 o’clock at night and the kids have just been put to bed. I’m looking at something on my laptop and Amanda’s reading her Kindle. We mention possibly renting a movie or watching a show on Netflix. This scene is very typical […]

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