With five kids and a limited income, our travel plans revolve around budget-friendly road trips, day trips, and mini-vacations.

I truly believe travel is the key to turning self-centered children into responsible, empathetic adults. The problem is our budget doesn’t allow for a lot of vacations. We have always tried to take a trip every few years, with as much as our budget would allow. It seemed to be just enough to whet our appetite while also making us long for more. And then we landed on a compromise that has allowed us to travel more frequently – day trips… Read More

Two parents, five kids, and a whole lot of luggage.

Road trips and airplanes and children. Oh, my.

Travel is the key to raising responsible, empathetic children.

Do you need a vacation from your vacation?