Hurry! 10 Family Trips You Should Take When Your Kids Are Still Young

Hurry! 10 Family Trips You Should Take When Your Kids Are Still Young It’s easy to get stuck in a vacation rut when your kids are young. Once you find a spot that has kid-friendly accommodations and activities, a host of childcare help, and a won’t-break-the-bank price tag, it’s tempting to return again and again. But the best time to […]

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Family who travel 120 miles for cancer treatment struggle to pay bills

Family of boy with cancer who travel 120 miles for specialist treatment are struggling to pay the bills after his mother was forced to quit work Oliver Brown, 10, must travel from Plymouth to Bristol for stem cell treatment He was diagnosed with blood cancer in 2016 and relapsed in May this year  Costs are in the thousands so far, […]

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To the Stranger Who Offered to Help Me on a Flight: You Don't Know How Much It Mattered

It was the first trip we’d taken after losing our pregnancy, and I couldn’t handle much. Deep breaths in and out. A smile at my kids. Getting to Disney World and attempting to take in the sights and smells was my only goal. Just get there, I’d repeat to myself. I’d wanted this time away with my family so we […]

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Why You Should Take Your Kid on Vacation as Often as Possible

The author’s family at Navy Pier I’ll be the first to admit that the thought of taking my 2-year-old anywhere other than the grocery store gives me a mild amount of anxiety. Even relatively simple jaunts to museums and the grandparents’ houses require a ridiculous amount of planning, packing, and forethought, and quite frankly, sometimes I just don’t want to […]

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