Ricardo Beverly Hills Roxbury Carry On Luggage Review

With the ever-increasing rates of checking bags, fitting everything into one carry on makes financial sense, but the benefits of good carry-on luggage goes beyond saving money. Traveling with just a carry-on is easier to manage, your luggage never gets damage or lost, and to be honest, no matter how much I pack, I seem […]

read more

Seattle Day Trip Ferry to Winslow on Bainbridge Island

  Hop the Bainbridge Island ferry from the Seattle waterfront, and after a scenic 35-minute ride you’ll find yourself in Winslow, a little town with friendly people, great shops and wonderful restaurants. Whenever friends come to town I recommend taking a walk-on ferry ride to Winslow day trip; it’s quintessential Pacific Northwest. The iconic ferry […]

read more

The Best Diaper Bags for Travel

As we gear up for our next trip, I’m looking at diaper bags, searching for a new tote to contain my daughter’s essentials. We need a bag that will wrangle diapers, medications, medical supplies, a change of clothes, snacks and some entertainment for the trip. Ideally this diaper bag would have some pockets and pouches […]

read more

Disneyland Grand Californian – Relaxation, Disney Style

Disney Grand Californian Hotel Review This was my first stay at the Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel and Spa and it won’t be my last. I have to say it’s a pretty special place. The décor is comfortable and relaxing, very low key after a day in the park. Disney California Adventure theme park is right […]

read more

Tracks Air Review – Wireless Headphones by SOL Republic

Recently I had the opportunity to take the Tracks Air wireless headphones by SOL Republic and Motorola for a test drive, and I have to say, I was beyond impressed.  I’ve listened to many different types of headphones over the years and these are by far my favorite. The fact that they’re wireless means I […]

read more

Impossible Decisions

Impossible decisions. Parents of a special needs child are faced with more than their fair share of them.
Medications with horrible side effects that may not work, risky surgeries with uncertain outcomes, expensive alternative therapies on the quest to find answers for their child – these are just a few examples.

read more

Caroline’s Cart – Grocery cart for special needs

Originally published September 25, 2011, updated February 12, 1015. If you have have special needs child that has limited mobility and would benefit from being in the shopping cart seat but the standard grocery cart seats don’t work for your child, then you’ll want to find out more about Caroline’s Cart grocery cart for special […]

read more

Adaptive Skiing at Sun Peaks Resort

I took my daughter adaptive skiing for the first time a few years ago, and have been hooked ever since. Having my whole family on the mountain together gave me such joy, it was life-changing. Finding out how much my daughter enjoyed it solidified my determination to find adventures that our family can participate in […]

read more

What is a Limited Validity passport and how is it renewed?

Driver’s license, check. Passport photos, check.  Completed form DS-5504, check.  Official birth certificate?  Maybe not? Last year my husband got his first passport for our ski trip to Silver Star Ski Resort in British Columbia.  We thought we had everything required to have passport issueds, but got a surprise when submitting the application at the […]

read more