Europe In Winter With A Child

The search for our next trip was on. We had simple criteria: first world amenities; a good police force; working roads; few airborne diseases; no large predators roaming the savannah...a modicum of respect for women; and the ability to tolerate Americans. Having not found any such place, we settled on Europe. read more...
make mistakes

Make Mistakes: Extra Points if They’re Embarrasing

"One who makes no mistakes makes nothing at all." - Giacomo Casanova read more...

Back to School Camel Bite

Homework, hating chocolate, and camel bites go together after all. Because anything is possible with a Dayton boy. read more...
replica trip

The Replica Trip

Have you ever done a replica trip? You know, a trip you plan in hopes of replicating some magical experience you had a child. Think the movie “Vacation,” except without the R-rated scenes. read more...
souvenirs

Can I get that PLEASE???

Different kids means different souvenir strategies. How to cater to them without giving up the overhead compartment. read more...
re-entry

Re-entry is Rough: Hang Tight

Just a little list of some of the things that may happen when you get home from vacay. read more...