Top Tips for Visiting American Girl Place in NYC

For a special treat, enjoy a meal at the American Girl Cafe.

It’s always a fun time when my daughter and I can join our friends for a joint Mommy and Me date at one of our favorite city hotspots like American Girl Place. If you’ve got an American Girl doll fan at home, you’ll need these tips for visiting American Girl Place in New York City. Top […]

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Stay Safe On The Go with Wipeout Dry Erase Protective Gear

Stay Safe On The Go with Wipeout Dry Erase Protective Gear

When traveling with children, bringing along a scooter is a great idea for kids who are too big for strollers but too young to walk for miles without complaining. I’ve written about scooters before but today I’m talking about helmets and protective gear. NYC kids start riding scooters as toddlers and quickly get accustomed to wearing helmets […]

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Staycation Family Fun at Conrad New York

Conrad New York is a great choice for families visiting New York City. #Family Travel

It isn’t every day I get to really play tourist in my own city so when Conrad New York invited my family for a downtown staycation, I jumped at the chance. If you are looking for a family friendly all-suite hotel in the heart of NYC’s new downtown, Conrad New York is a fantastic choice. […]

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20 Things to Know Before Taking a Disney Cruise

20 Things to Know Before Taking a Disney Cruise

If you’re looking for a magical Disney vacation that won’t leave you exhausted from walking around all day, taking a Disney Cruise is sure to please. After cruising with a variety of family members on multiple Disney ships (most recently aboard the reimagined Disney Wonder), I  highly recommend a sailing getaway if you’re traveling with […]

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Where to go: Caribbean Adventure for Families

Where to go: Caribbean Adventure for Families

Do warm temperatures, fancy pools, watersports, scenic beaches and tropical beverages sound good to you and your kids? Same here! If you’re looking for a quick family-friendly winter getaway filled with thrilling activities, you can’t go wrong with a Caribbean adventure. The Caribbean Tourism Organization has named 2017 the Year of Adventure in the Caribbean […]

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Vacation Tips For Staying Safe This Holiday Season

VACATION TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Accidents are no fun but they’re even worse when they happen on a weekend or during a vacation. In my little family alone, we’ve made urgent care visits aboard cruise ships, on tropical vacations, at Disney World and here at home in New York City for ear infections, stomach bugs and broken bones so I speak from experience […]

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts for Moms who Travel

2106 Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts for Moms who Travel

The holiday season is here so don’t wait until the last minute to get your mom (or wife) a great present.  Of course, the best gifts are handmade so have your kiddo make a card or necklace to go along with one of these picks from my 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts for Moms who […]

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6 Great NYC Shows for the Holiday Season

6 Great NYC Shows for the Holiday Season, Broadway, off-broadway, globetrottingmommy

New York City is one of the most magical places to spend the holidays. While most visitors are busy checking out the bedazzled store windows and ice skating under the big tree, one of my favorite family friendly activities is taking in a great show. This year, I’m sharing some of my favorite holiday picks for everyone […]

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Affordable Gifts for Kids who Travel

2016 Holiday Gift Guide - Affordable Gifts for Kids Who Travel

Holiday shopping is in full force! If you’ve got some globetrotting kids on your shopping list, check out my favorite affordable gifts for kids who travel. Everything is under $30 so you’ll have money left to plan your next vacation.  UNDER $10 Gifts Rubik’s Junior Bear – For little ones, this kiddie version of the classic […]

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Road Trips With Kids – 6 Must Haves

Road Trips With Kids - 6 Must Haves

‘Tis the season for holiday road trips so today I’m sharing some of my favorite must haves for road trips with kids. I’m hungry… No matter how long or short the ride, you know kids will want a drink or snack within 30 minutes of leaving home. Be sure to pack everything in spill-proof containers […]

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