Always Pee Before Airport Security

  There are 99 reasons I hate flying out of a certain airport, and 98 of them involve the inevitable flight delay we will encounter. Yesterday I added the 100th – the random security check that goes awry. When we left my son’s soccer camp in Charlottesville, Virginia for our drive to the airport, our [Read On]

Must Do in Dallas: The Perot Museum’s JOURNEY TO SPACE Exhibition

On Thursday I attended a media event at the Perot Museum to learn more about and explore their newest traveling exhibition, Journey to Space. We had two special treats while we were there for the media day. The first was hearing a talk by NASA pioneer, Astronaut General Tom Stafford, who was part of the Gemini and [Read On]

Summer Fun at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science

If you are looking for something to do in the Dallas area this summer, look no further than one of my favorite local destinations: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science. There is so much to explore there this summer that I wanted to share all the goings on! I was recently invited to Family [Read On]

Family Travels: The Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

We hit the Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun over spring break with our kids – and a whole bunch of college students. Confession: Cancun didn’t immediately come to mind as a family destination, and I don’t know why because it’s a fabulous spot. Spring break snuck up on us so I handed the planning reins [Read On]

Sneak Preview: Crayola Experience Coming to DFW

Recently, I was invited to a media event with Crayola. Since I immediately revert to an 8-year-old when I pick up a Crayola crayon, I was intrigued, but had no idea what was in store for me. It was pretty exciting. A post shared by Jenn Belden (@mommy_grrl) on May 2, 2017 at 10:54am PDT [Read On]

When A Habitual Overplanner Is Winging It

Back when I was single, traveling was easy. I’d book a trip with my friends and lob clothes in a suitcase the night before departure. At best, I’d pick up a new swimsuit and fresh sunscreen, but that would be it – if there was anything I desperately needed and forgot, I’d buy it at [Read On]

Fun at the Perot Museum with MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed

It’s unheard of that my 10-year-old would even CONSIDER playing hooky from school – but that’s just what she did last week. (It’s ok though – I suggested it.)  Learning happens outside of school, too.   I was invited by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to their Media Preview Day for Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed. M’s [Read On]

Lovely Downtime at Beaches Negril

Y’all, I’m tired. Why is it that we always need a vacation when we get back from vacation? I find this to particularly be the case when I’ve returned from a more hands-free vacation, such as a cruise, or my recent trip to Beaches Negril – which I took without my children. No beds to [Read On]

8 Reasons You Need to Go To Hay Festival

Note: This post featured events from the 2016 program. To view/book events for the 2017 Festival running 25 May – 4 June, click here to for current offerings and up-to-date information.* It’s early morning and I woke to the crash of thunder and a crack of lightning. Perfect. The weather is spot on to match my mood, because my hopes to be [Read On]

Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel

I loved our little stay in Cozumel! We did loads of things, like Cozumel scuba diving and we even did something I’ve always wanted to do. There’s nothing like the thrill of knocking something off your bucket list. I was finally able to check off one: swimming with dolphins. While several of our port stops [Read On]

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