Panama canal

Colombia & Panama With Kids

This is the first extended stay where John will be traveling with our four daughters and me for the entire trip! I wonder if we’ll all like each other when we’re done. read more...

Masai Mara

Making Memories in the Masai Mara

Seconds later, I had a cheetah above my daughter and me peering in at us through the roof hatch. For a moment I thought he was going to jump right in and help himself to our biscuits, but instead, he decided to lie down on the roof! read more...

Mother & Daughter in India

My 8-year-old daughter and I are embarking on a 10-day adventure through India. Join us on this magical experience. read more...

our wild country

Words of Wilderness

Cinematographer Pete McBride, Matt Hobbs and Cael Jones produce a breathtaking Vital Films piece on our wild country.Words by Edward Abbey, Aldo Leopold, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Muir and Wallace Stegner. read more...

zion national park

Family Time, Zion National Park

travel with kids

Yellowstone: Oldest & Best

Yellowstone is glorious. I don't blame anyone for being freak-show excited about experiencing it. It is the first trip we have taken since half of our children have received complicated diagnoses. It felt like a giant victory. read more...