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Family Travel In The Electronic Age
By October 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Family Travel In The Electronic Age

Should kids be allowed to be connected electronically when the family travels? How much is too much and what limits are appropriate? As a mom of 3 teenagers aged 17, 15, and 14 I have watched my kids get sucked into the vortex that is social media.  I can hardly blame them as media technology has swept over society like an electronic tsunami.  Any news item at all is followed in real time as it happens and even the most trivial post can go viral seen by millions worldwide in…
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Family Holidays in Benidorm: Ways to Spend your Days

Family Holidays in Benidorm: Ways to Spend your Days

Short haul holidays are ideal for parents travelling with tots and toddlers. Just over an hour’s flight away from all UK airports, holidays in Benidorm are spot on for broods who want to take to the skies but get to feel the sand between their toes as quickly as possible. When you want to get away from the humdrum of daily life, your workload and that dreaded school timetable, Benidorm is the perfect place for an active sunny sojourn with your nearest and dearest. As well its two blue flag…
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Tenerife: Top Three Family Attractions

Tenerife: Top Three Family Attractions

Any parent will know that travelling with kids is very different to vacationing when you were young, free and responsibility-free. When little ones come along, itineraries change and days get based around them, but that shouldn’t mean a summer holiday can’t be thoroughly enjoyed. The trick is to book holidays to suit you but plan activities to suit them. Tenerife is a superb destination choice for this way of thinking, because there’s something for everyone. From exploring the Teide National Park to lounging on the beach, you can guarantee that…
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Top 3 London Museums For Kids

Top 3 London Museums For Kids

Every parent knows that at some point getting their child to take an interest in educational and important things can be a challenge.  Dragging them around endless galleries and historical monuments that are aimed solely at adults is more likely to turn them cold to the idea of learning than encourage them.  One answer is to plan trips to specific child friendly and child orientated museums; these are likely to have activities to keep kids entertained and stop them from getting bored five minutes in.  Why not book one of…
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How To Pick A Broadway Show For Your Kids In NYC

How To Pick A Broadway Show For Your Kids In NYC

NYC is the home of the Great White Way, or Broadway as most people call it.  There are shows for everyone, from plays to musicals and even performances with tools like paint and gigantic bubbles.  With everything to choose from, how do you select the perfect Broadway show that both you and your kids will enjoy?  Here are 3 easy tips to think about. 1.  Is the show going to spoil the story they currently love? Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella just opened up on Broadway and people are flocking to…
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Single Parent Vacation Preparation

Single Parent Vacation Preparation

As a single parent, you are probably accustomed to having to do more than your share to keep life manageable and running smoothly. Unfortunately, the same situation applies to summer vacation, which is almost upon us! If you plan on traveling with your children over the summer holidays, you will have a great deal of preparation to do, and the responsibility can certainly take some of the enjoyment out of the idea of vacation. However, there are often relatively painless ways of planning for vacations that can allow you more…
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The Importance Of Insurance To Your Family’s Health And Wealth
By December 1, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

The Importance Of Insurance To Your Family’s Health And Wealth

In the past, this industry used to be shrouded in mystery, and it was very difficult to compare costs and benefits directly between different companies. With the emergence of the internet, more and more information has become available and it is now possible to compare different companies and find online cheap insurance quotes from your computer. Most people hate sending off a check every month or seeing a large chunk deducted from their paychecks to pay their insurance premiums. Whether it’s medical, home, renters, flood, or life, premiums can be…
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Expat Children And Learning Foreign Language
By October 13, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Expat Children And Learning Foreign Language

We have several single parents who are from outside the US who are bringing their children into the states to live and many parents who are working outside of the US in a foreign land with their children.  Language is always a barrier.
While you decide to settle in a foreign country, you are already prepared to face the list of challenges coming your way. Climate, food, culture, etc. are few factors that are inevitable. Language, as we know plays a vital role in message transmission thus you would certainly…
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