Category Archives: road trip

Short Trip

We are supposed to be on a trip right now. We drove 12 hours to our first stop – camping with some of my darling husband’s relations. The first night was cool and somewhat windy. The heat and humidity we … Continue reading

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Camping Out

My husband didn’t do any camping out as a kid. I did some and I was the one who came into the relationship with a 2-3 person tent, a good “mummy bag”, and some experience. That said, I dislike the … Continue reading

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Field Trip Ideas

Many homeschoolers think “outside the box” when taking field trips with their kids. The following is just a sampling of ideas about how to continue the learning experience outside the home and not break your budget in the meantime. Many … Continue reading

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New Carseat: Graco Nautilus

Before our trip, I decided we really needed to replace Child #4’s car seat. It is due to “expire” in December 2008 and we had budgeted to replace it this fall. The one we are replacing is a convertible seat … Continue reading

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Home from Camping Out

We are home from about a week away camping out on a relative’s farm a couple of states away. We took off with two coolers full of drinks and food, two tents (one ours, one borrowed), a mountain of bedding, … Continue reading

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Welcome readers of Travels with Children!

Welcome to those  who made it here through minnemom’s Travels with Children blog. She was gracious enough to allow me to write some guest posts on our recent Railroad Days adventure. If you got here independently, go check out my guest … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Germanfest

When I just had one child, we went everywhere together. I wasn’t fearless, but we set off on many a trek and road trip that would daunt weaker souls. Once there were two, I can only think of once that … Continue reading

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