Vacation & Travel
All the tips and gadgets to make packing and traveling a bliss!
As a Brazilian married to an American who’s member of the US Navy I have been traveling with the children at least once a year to visit family both in Brazil and in the US. The twins were chubby 4 month old babies when we first traveled abroad and this year we’ll enjoy Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Rio after 12 years celebrating the season in the US.
I’ll have to pack for all of us, have our documents ready and make sure… Continue reading
To all my friends and readers on the East Coast I am sending my good thoughts and wishes that you’re safe and sound at home.
I have been following the weather channels and is not a pretty sight. As I have young kids and one of my concerns when preparing for an emergency is keeping my ability to communicate with the “outside” if I need to ask for help, I was happy to learn that I can actually connect my Twitter account to send messages via SMS.… Continue reading
Do you know where all your important documents are? Could you just grab everything and run out of the house in case of an emergency? Most of us aren’t prepared for an emergency and hopefully won’t need to “run out of the house”, but even for simple acts like renewing a passport you’ll want to be able to find everything without launching a “search & rescue” operation through the house, right?
Because we’re going to spend vacation in Rio… Continue reading
Moms can get overwhelmed by the amount of stuff they have to pack when going out with little ones. Being a mother of three boys, ages 8, 8 and 6, I know it first hand what happens when we realize that something was forgotten: tears! Continue reading
Well, here is a checklist that will help you get ready for a full day out and come back home with happy little ones, ready for bed time! And you? Oh, you can go enjoy some “me” time!…
There are many things I’m not good at, but when it comes to packing I feel right on my zone.
I have my organizing “expertise” from over a decade of being a military spouse – aka: many moves – and of being a mother of 3 young boys - talk about packing! and being born and raised in Rio de Janeiro has given me a little “insider info” on how to pack to the beach! I also lived in… Continue reading