Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem: A Family-Friendly Experience
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Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem: A Family-Friendly Experience

The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem is a boutique mid-century modern hotel in the middle of the downtown that is pet-friendly. The hotel room is a little small for families, but there is so much to do nearby that you may not spend any time in the room at all. And if your family is…

I Got Pregnant with a Paragard IUD: My Miscarriage at 6 weeks

I Got Pregnant with a Paragard IUD: My Miscarriage at 6 weeks

Trigger warning: Miscarriage. This is the story of how I got pregnant with a Paragard IUD: my miscarriage at 6 weeks gestation in February 24, 2018. I am a certified nurse-midwife with 13 years of nursing experience, but this is not medical advice. Please consult your medical professional if you’re concerned that you’re pregnant with…

Top Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism
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Top Road Trip Tips for Families with Autism

Our child with autism prefers set schedules and does not easily adjust to change. Vacationing in new places can be discomforting. However, proper planning can help cope with a unique situation. These road trip tips for families with autism did not come easily-  they come from experiences with car trips with kids during cross-country travel!…

Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?

Can you take a double stroller on Walt Disney World’s Skyliner?

Before we rode the Skyliner, we couldn’t help but wonder how smoothly getting on the transportation would be. Many families cannot travel to Walt Disney World without a double stroller. Transferring to the Skyliner is challenging if parents need to wake up two children while folding up a stroller. Can you take a double stroller…

How Disney’s Disability Access Service Benefits Visitors with Autism
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How Disney’s Disability Access Service Benefits Visitors with Autism

Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) pass has been an asset on each trip with our autistic son. While we’ve heard it called everything from the “Disney Autism Pass” to the “Disney Disability Pass” to the now-defunct “Guest Assistance Card,” the proper name is the Disability Access Service. This article will discuss how Disney’s Disability Access…

6 Weekend Family Getaways for People on a Budget

6 Weekend Family Getaways for People on a Budget

In today’s post, I will share our favorite weekend family getaways for those on a budget. Make the most of your three-day weekend (or less!) I’m sure you’ll agree that trying to decide where in the U.S. to visit is overwhelming. If you’ve started planning your escape and given up instead, you know it’s because…

The 7 Best Jekyll Island Activities for Families

The 7 Best Jekyll Island Activities for Families

Our family finds comfort in the hometown feel of Jekyll Island. Looking for activities for our children (and their sensory needs) seemed daunting at first, but we had a fantastic experience.   If you’re looking for a peaceful and affordable beach vacation, Jekyll Island is the place. Keep reading for the seven best Jekyll Island activities…