10 Tips for Visiting Zion National Park with Kids

By | May 20th, 2015|Categories: Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Travel|Tags: , , , , |

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. […]

10 Awesome Things for Boys at Disneyland

By | February 20th, 2015|Categories: Disney, Travel|Tags: , |

I love that everywhere you look in Disneyland you are surrounded by little princesses hoping to meet their favorite Disney royalty.  But, if your boys are like mine, the castle, tiaras, dresses and princesses just aren’t appealing. We just returned from Disneyland and here are 10 awesome things for boys at Disneyland, according to my boys. 10 Awesome Things for Boys at Disneyland […]

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

By | January 29th, 2015|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

This past week our family traveled to Southern California for a reunion at Disneyland and while we were there I wanted to check out fun places to eat in the area that are outside of the theme parks.  We don’t travel down that way very often but I had always wanted to take my boys to Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament.  With horses, knights, kings, jousting, sword fighting, etc. it seemed like it would be the perfect dinner and entertainment for my boys and it far exceeded our expectations.  Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament Our family received tickets to attend Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament.  From the moment we arrived at the castle, I felt as though we had been transported back in time. […]

Tips for Visiting Universal Orlando With Kids

By | January 9th, 2015|Categories: Travel|

A few months ago our family had the opportunity to visit Universal Studios and Island of Adventures in Orlando as a part of the Family Forward blogger family retreat.  We had an amazing time and can’t wait to go back!  Here are some of my tips for visiting Universal  Orlando with your family. Tips for Visiting Universal Orlando with Children We had an amazing time at Universal Orlando and I wanted to share some of the tips that I learned while visiting Universal Orlando with kids. […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Diagon Alley

By | September 12th, 2014|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

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

By | July 10th, 2014|Categories: Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Travel|Tags: , , , |

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

By | July 9th, 2014|Categories: Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Travel|Tags: , , , |

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

By | May 2nd, 2013|Categories: For the Boys, Travel|Tags: , , , , , |

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

By | April 30th, 2013|Categories: Boys will be Boys, For the Boys, Snapshots of My Life, Travel|Tags: , , |

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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