Costa Rica with Locals

Costa Rica With Locals

I’ve always wanted my kids to practice Spanish, but just going to a foreign speaking country doesn’t mean they are naturally going to have lots of opportunities to speak the language -- especially when they rely on me to do the talking. read more...

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TOC MOM RETREAT 2016

Because sometimes moms need a break. And sometimes that break comes on a surfboard and a yoga mat. Moms who get it. Women who encourage and inspire. A Costa Rican getaway just in time for Mother's Day. read more...
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Traveling With Pets: Are You Sure?

Traveling with kids or pets can make logistics a bit of a challenge, but leaving them behind has its disadvantages too. You may reconsider your travel plans with the fur babies after this dispatch. read more...
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If We Were Neighbors: Life Lessons from Strangers

Something about the way she followed her naked, towheaded toddler on the beach made me like her. I felt a connection -- an appreciation. As opportunity presented itself, I discovered that there was a lot to admire about Zelda Curti. read more...
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Lost or Left Behind in Costa Rica

List of things that were either lost or didn't make it back from our Costa Rican adventure. Some were intentional. Some were not. read more...