Carnival's new Camp Ocean // (c) 2014 Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Attracts Kids With Camp Ocean

Family cruising just got even more fun with Carnival Cruise Lines. It unveiled Camp Ocean a new marine-themed children’s program coming to its fleet. If you are setting sail this summer, Camp Ocean is set to debut on Carnival Freedom on May 24. The new program will immerse children ages 2-11 in the wonders of the sea through…

Spring cocktails // (c) 2014 Catfistheye

On the Blog: Cocktails Perfect for Spring Break

Parents, there’s just one day before most of Los Angeles is on spring break and that is cause to celebrate. If you aren’t leaving town, here are some fun cocktail recipes that I wrote about at Latina Madre that can turn spring break at home into a fun staycation — just make sure there’s someone around…

Abercrombie & Kent provide unique safaris for families. // (c) 2014 Abercrombie & Kent

On the Blog: African Safaris for Families

Recently, I wrote about some of the best African safaris for families for Marmalade Magazine in Orange County, Calif., and I wanted to share the information with you, my readers. I thought that my adventure days were over when I settled down, got married and had kids. But what I didn’t realize was that they were really…

Teen Road Trip Carissa Rogers

On the Blog: What to Do With Teens on the Road

Are you traveling with teenagers this spring? I contributed my advice on what to do with teens on a road trip to the website Latina Madre. Are you dreading a long drive with an angsty teen this spring break? Sometimes driving with older children can take the wind out of your sails, so to speak. Even…

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu // (c) 2014 Cristo Vlahos

How to Get to Hawaii This Summer

Apple Vacations is making Hawaii more affordable for families this summer with a variety of deals that include free nights, car rentals and roundtrip airfare. The Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa in Honolulu is offering families every fourth night free plus daily breakfast buffet for two in a Waikiki view room. Children 12…

Stay in a yurt this Easter at El Capitan Canyon. // (c) 2014 El Capitan Canyon

Retreat of the Week: El Capitan Canyon

Is your family looking for an Easter to remember? El Capitan Canyon is the place for adventurous families looking for an outdoor experience this Easter weekend. The luxury camping resort nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara, Calif., amid blooming spring colors, magnificent wildlife and coastal scenery is offering a special Easter brunch buffet, a 3,000 egg…