AK Turner on How to Raise a Maverick

AK Turner on How to Raise a Maverick My latest podcast appearance was on an awesome new show called How to Raise a Maverick, hosted by Emily Gaudreau. She’s a fierce advocate for children and a mom who knows that protecting your kids doesn’t mean shielding them from the world. She also has...

5 Great Tips for Taking Kids Abroad

5 Great Tips for Taking Kids Abroad Guest post by Susie Thompson, Mum of 4, who loves to travel with her kids.   Travelling with children isn’t always the easiest of experiences. While holidays away are an excellent means of relaxing and relieving the stress of daily life, having the wee ones come along...

10 Awesome Things About Visiting Todos Santos with Kids

10 Awesome Things About Visiting Todos Santos with Kids Todos Santos, BCS, Mexico. The sunrises here do not suck.  #1 Taco Stands Feeding a family of four for under ten bucks is pretty darn cool. Don’t be afraid to try all the taco stands in town. Each will have its own specialty (pescado, pastor, camarón, carnitas,...

Girl Around the World

Girl Around the World When it comes to exploring the world, we want our children to get as much out of the experience as we do. It’s not about taking vacations and dragging the kids along with us, it’s about living and working in another culture, and learning about that culture...

10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling Long Term

10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling Long Term We spent two nights at the Casarão Verde Hostel in Itacaré, Brazil.  1. Peanut butter & jelly. Some people would rather ham and cheese it, but I’ll take pb&j any day. Add in an apple and you’re all set. The point is, when you’re on the road...

10 Ways to Move Your Body at Eagle Island State Park

10 Ways to Move Your Body at Eagle Island State Park I’m embarrassed to admit that it took me more than a decade and the esteemed title of Writer-in-Residence for Idaho State Parks to get me to Eagle Island. So lame. But at least now I know what I’ve been missing and I can make use of it in the future. I was...