Visiting Utah’s Hogle Zoo with Your Family

We recently had the opportunity to visit Salt Lake City and we were excited to visit some of the area’s attractions.  I asked around for the must-see places to visit in Salt Lake City with kids, and Utah’s Hogle Zoo was the top of everyone’s list.  For our visit, we received Salt Lake City Connect passes which allowed us to visit several locations around town, and Utah’s Hogle Zoo was our first stop. Visiting Utah’s Hogle Zoo with Your Family […]

Free Printable Road Trip Games

Road trip season is coming and my family is planning to travel across the country and back this summer!  Are we crazy??  I think we might be.  In preparation for our trip, I have been searching for free printable road trip games that will help to keep my kiddos entertained for the long haul across the country. Free Printable Road Trip Games Traveling with 4 boys is hard!  Even a trip to the store can leave me at my wits ends.  So when my husband brought up the ideas of a cross-country road trip in an RV, I thought he may have lost it.  Can the 6 of us we really survive two weeks in an RV? I guess time will tell!  But, I’m determined to be prepared with travel games and activities to keep my kids entertained.  These free printable road trip games are so fun!  I think I’ll play along with my kids! […]

Every Kid in a Park: Free National Park Pass for 4th Grade Students

We love visiting the beautiful National Parks in our area and I am so excited to see that the National Parks Foundation is offering a free National Parks pass to all 4th graders and their families for the 2015/2016 school year as a part of the Every Kid in a Park initiative. Every Kid in a Park I grew up in Utah where we had some of the most beautiful National Parks within a day’s drive, including Zion, Bryce and Arches.  It’s amazing to me that you can drive a few short hours and find some of the most strikingly different landscapes.   The main goal of the Every Kid in a Park initiative is to get 4th grade students and their families outside and able to enjoy the nature that is found in the mountains, forest, and lakes within our National Parks.  […]

10 Tips for Visiting Zion National Park with Kids

Summertime is coming and that means travel. Do you love visiting National Parks?  Here are 10 Tips for Visiting Zion National Park with Kids. 10 Tips for Visiting Zion National Park with Kids   Zion National Park has to be one of my personal favorite places to visit and the best part for families is that it is a great place to take kids.  After spending many days there, I’ve decided to put together my list of 10 tips for visiting Zion National Park with kids. […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Diagon Alley

Our family just returned from a magical week at the Family Forward Blogging retreat in Universal Studios Orlando and the highlight of our trip was our after-hours event in Diagon Alley.  Diagon Alley is a must-see for all Harry Potter fans so I’ve put together our top 10 things to do in Diagon Alley that you won’t want to miss. 10 Things to Do in Diagon Alley If you are a Harry Potter fan and raising little “Potterheads” then a trip to Universal Studios Orlando is definitely in order.  Every square inch of Diagon Alley will make you feel as though you had been transported right into the magical wizardry world.   From the staff, to the buildings, goblins, treats and more, everything seemed authentic as can be. As we walked into Diagon Alley, I looked down at my boys and became a little teary-eyed at the complete awe and excitement I could see on their faces.  The atmosphere is a magical as the wizards themselves. […]

Travel Bingo – Traveling with Boys

I am loving all of our travel posts this week in Summer Survival for Moms of Boys!  Here is another fun car game.  Your kids will love this Travel Bingo game from Carla Schauer Designs!  She also has a link to a fun Travel Scavenger hunt for older kids.  So cute! Travel Bingo Attention Pinners: If you love this idea as much as I do, please click through to the original post before pinning or repin from our Pinterest Board below. Thank you! We have been spending a lot of time in the car this summer, in fact we just returned from a week-long vacation visiting family and I wish I would have had this Travel Bingo game then.  We’re heading out again in a couple of weeks so I will definitely be printing these out. […]

Transportation Bingo – Traveling with Boys

This week on Summer Survival for Moms of Boys we are sharing all sorts of fun ideas for traveling with boys. Today Camille from Growing up Gabel is sharing this fun Transportation Bingo game and I absolutely LOVE it! Transportation Bingo Our family has been doing a lot of traveling this summer and this Transportation Bingo game will be perfect for some of our long road trips coming up!  My boys already see how many different types of cars/trucks/trains they can spot so this will be the perfect game to keep them busy during our drives.  In fact, I will be printing them out today for a long drive home from grandma’s! […]

Legoland Vacation: 10 Tips for Planning Your Trip to Legoland

Thinking about visiting Legoland? Here are 10 Tips for Planning your next Legoland Vacation. As mentioned in my 10 Reasons to Visit Legoland post, we recently returned from Legoland, CA.  Today I am sharing some of the tips and tricks I learned to help you in planning the ultimate Legoland vacation. […]

10 Reasons to Visit Legoland CA

This past week I have been recovering from our family vacation to Southern CA. 🙂  If you have ever traveled for any amount of time with little kids, you know the week after your vacation is all about recuperating from your vacation.  Agree? As promised, this week I will be sharing my favorite things we loved about Legoland and a few tips to make any Legoland vacation “SO MUCH FUN” (words that were repeated and repeated by 4 year old the entire time we were there).  I’ll start today with our  favorite things about Legoland. (This post is in no way compensated.  We just had a great time and I wanted to share. ) […]

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