European travel with an 8 year old

Our lucky little family has just returned from possibly our most fantastic travel adventure yet: 10 glorious June days in Europe spread across three great cities. We visited London, York and Paris - each with its own marvelous look, feel, culture, cuisine and personality. Best of all, we connected with members of my extended family on two of our stops, rekindling relationships with my dear cousins whom I hadn't seen in more than 20 years and introducing them to E and Z. It was a joy! I'll … [Read more...]

Paradise for families: Beaches Turks & Caicos

It was tough not traveling for spring break this year, but I was warmed by memories of last March. After literally years of wishing and planning, our family had THE dream spring break trip last year: a week at the incomparable, all-inclusive Beaches Resort in the beautiful Turks and Caicos islands. It was the trip of a lifetime and we're all still talking about it - especially our 8 year old. And it was special for so many reasons! E and I were married on Grace Bay Beach on Providenciales in … [Read more...]