Tips, tricks, and destinations for fun family adventures.

Hi! I’m Mykee, mom of four and a family travel enthusiast. I created this site to:

  • Share tips and tricks to make traveling with kids a little easier.
  • Help create stronger family bonds through travel (even if it’s in your own backyard).
  • Highlight kid friendly things to do on your journey.

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How to NOT Gain 5 Pounds on Your Next Family Vacation

I don’t know about you, but just thinking about a vacation seems to make me gain weight. Many times have I worked my butt off (literally) to look better for a trip, only to sabotage my effort while on that trip. But what I’ve learned over the years is that vacation weight is mostly a mental game. . .

Family Road Trip Food 101

Some might think this is impossible when traveling with kids, but I have a few tricks that are going to change the way you eat in the car as well as some family road trip recipes that are simple enough that you will want to make them all the time. They are perfect healthy snacks for kids on the go. . .

11 Tips on How to Pack for Kids

. . .  And Not Forget Your Toothbrush

We all love family vacations. Making lasting memories with our kids is a major goal for any parent.  On the same note, we know how stressful traveling with kids can be and how difficult packing for a trip is. But in the end seeing the awe in their faces as they experience the world makes it all worthwhile. . .

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EXPERIENCED TRAVEL WRITERS | Do you have a favorite family vacation spot?  We are currently hiring writers to craft articles on exciting destinations in the United States.  Contact Tanya, our Managing Editor, for guidelines (tanya@travelingwithmonkeys.com)

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