travel with kids

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...
Nosara

Nosara, Costa Rica

family travel

Tribute to Tinis: Our Latina Role Model

When Kat and I first saw Tinis, we agreed we wouldn’t take any photos of each other next to her. Her caramel-colored skin and picture-perfect body would have made any 30-something mom feel self-conscious. read more...
family travel

Problems in Paradise

Even life in paradise has a few drawbacks. Here are some of the things I ought to know by now, and that I should have remembered in preparation for our trip. read more...
costa rica

Good Times in Costa Rica

Six weeks in Costa Rica! Extending our cultural and language studies to one of the most sought-after destinations in Central America. Costa Rica is such an easy place for families. read more...