That Time I Took a Three-Year-Old on a Cruise…

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Salt water sprayed my face and a three-year-old wiggled in my lap as the tender brought us closer and closer to shore.

An older woman sitting next to us looked at me with sympathy in her eyes. 

“Are you a single mother?” she asked.

I tried to make my laugh light-hearted as I replied.

“No, just brave or crazy. I can’t decide which.” 

I soon learned that you have to be a little of both to travel alone with a three-year-old on a seven-day cruise. Read More…

Rio Backpack Beach Chairs

Disclosure: Complimentary products were received to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. 

Rio Backpack Beach ChairWhen you’re hitting the beach with a toddler in tow, the last thing you want to worry about is how to haul all the stuff that you need. This summer, I vowed to find a solution — Rio Backpack Beach Chairs.

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Pacific Point Preserve and Sea Lion High at SeaWorld San Antonio

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Last week, we had the chance to check out the all-new Pacific Point Preserve and Sea Lion High at SeaWorld San Antonio. The sea lions are one of my son’s favorite animals in the park, so we’ve really missed them during construction. He was so excited to get to see them again!

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Visiting Padre Island National Seashore in the Winter

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Trust for Public Land. All opinions and photos are my own.

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We’ve been spending lots of time at my parents’ house on the Texas Gulf Coast, and sometimes it can be hard when cabin fever sets in. We love visiting Padre Island National Seashore in the Winter to get out of the house and learn more about nature and the world around us. You might not think of visiting the beach during the winter, but if you’re a nature enthusiast, that can be the best time to go.

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Dine with Shamu at SeaWorld San Antonio

Dine With Shamu at SeaWorld

We recently wanted to do something special for my son’s birthday, so we purchased tickets to Dine with Shamu at SeaWorld San Antonio. It was such a cool experience, and he loved every minute of it.

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Sea Turtle Hatchling Release at Padre Island National Seashore

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cutter® Insect Repellents.

Sea Turtle Hatchling Swimming in Ocean

Early this morning, we had the chance to watch dozens of baby sea turtles make their way to the ocean during a sea turtle hatchling release at Padre Island National Seashore.

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5 Things to Pack for a Theme Park Vacation

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One of our favorite things to do during the summer is visit theme parks. Whether it’s a trip to SeaWorld San Antonio or a day at Six Flags Over Texas, our family loves to spend the day in the hot sun riding rides and just having fun. These 5 Things to Pack for a Theme Park Vacation are necessities when you plan on spending the day there!

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