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10 Tips for Surviving Family Road Trips

10 Tips for surviving family road trips. Lots of ideas, hacks, and tips for essentials in packing and better organization. #2 is my favorite!

Summer is right around the corner, and for our family, summer means road trips. We love to pop in an audio book and hit the road, sometimes traveling to nearby Baltimore, Washington DC, or Philadelphia, and sometimes going further to Penn State, Old Grandma’s, or even further. Last year, we drove all the way to South Carolina which seemed like an eternity. But we made it. Because we drive so much, I wanted to share with you my best tips for surviving family road trips. There are several things you’ll want to do ahead of time (possibly way ahead of … Read more

We Take Turns

I can’t believe that I was at the Type-A Mom conference at this time last week. I spent most of last Thursday feeling anxious about my impending flight to Asheville, North Carolina. My anxiety had nothing at all to do with the conference or speaking in front of a large group of people. I was okay with all of that, and I was really excited and looking forward to seeing my blogging friends, many for the first time. I was afraid of another tearful good bye. I was afraid of being away from home. I was afraid that I would … Read more

10 Things You Should Not Do In An Airport

This is Feels Like Home. There’s a reason I called my blog Feels Like Home. I like to stay close to home. I don’t especially like to sleep in another bed (though I’ll make an exception for my Grandma and, occasionally, for a vacation). However, as you know, I traveled to Chicago last week to attend the BlogHer conference. I was thrilled that Sara Lee Soft & Smooth sponsored my trip, and I was able to get a direct flight to Chicago from the airport that’s ten minutes from my home. I was excited to fly. I really enjoy flying, … Read more