Post by Contributing Author, Vanessa from Bible Beer and Babies
My husband and I have always been avid travelers. In our first years of dating and marriage we enjoyed a major vacation every three to four months — and thankfully had the income to do so. Even after our son was born, we still managed to get away as often as we could — taking him to Hawaii when he was six months old and on an Alaskan cruise when he was 18 months old. We had to slow down a bit, though, when it was more than just two plane tickets.
Hint, flying isn’t cheap! Once the kids hit that magical age of two, air travel expenses can become too great for most families. They certainly did for us.
And so we’ve had to get a bit creative and smart about our travels. Now with school winding down and summer approaching (even though my winter coat is still being used here in Wyoming), we are looking to squeeze a family vacation into both our calendar and our budget. [Read more…]