Category Archives: Family Travel


December 7, 2016 | 12 comments

10 Reasons to Visit Legoland, Florida

in Family Travel, Kid Time

My family of four recently visited Legoland, Florida. We stayed Thursday through Saturday nights in the Legoland Resort Hotel in October 2016, and highly recommend it as a stand-alone trip or in combination with another vacation that you plan in…

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September 27, 2016 | No comments yet

Weekend in nature: all you need to bring

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If you’re looking for a way to relax and unwind, there’s hardly anything that’s more therapeutic than spending some time in nature. Camping can be the right choice for those who want to seek some solitude and clear their thoughts;…

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July 14, 2016 | No comments yet

Vacation Time

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Packing for vacation is a hotly debated subject in my home this week. The annual battle of fashion v. sleep is on. Who will prevail this year? Oh, yes, we’re flying too (should have that in there somewhere). I guess if…

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June 23, 2016 | 1 comment

Swimsuit needed: Six unexpected family outings that require a towel

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Ready, set, GET WET

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March 30, 2016 | No comments yet

Dear Residents of the South Seas Tower (Part 2),

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The judgement that I saw in your eyes was something that I’d never witnessed before. And, I’m no stranger to the looks that my children attract. The stares that I got in the grocery store over a child throwing a tantrum was nothing compared to an entire pool deck of half-awake seniors judging on my parenting style. With few other children around, I was completely outnumbered. After this year, the score is: Seniors (1), Howards (0).

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March 16, 2016 | No comments yet

A Letter to the Residents of the South Seas Towers

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I understand that you like it to be quiet around your swimming pool. I understand that you’ve already scolded my mother, of retirement age herself, for using her cell phone at the pool instead of observing the quiet rules. A brief phone conversation by a 70-year-old lady is going to be a refreshing Spring picnic compared to the havoc that my children are going to wreak at the pool. In other words, you’ve seen nothing yet.

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