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The Big Island of Hawai’i with Kids Part I: Volcano!

After living in Hawaii for almost a year and being able to visit almost all of the islands, I am always astonished at how very different each island is. We live on Oahu and have done everything here a million times (or at least it kind of feels like it some days). So we like […]

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5 Ways to Get in Pictures with your Kids

(I apologize in advance for excessive amount of pictures of myself in this post!) My baby boy turns one next month. There. I said it. I keep trying to ignore the fact that my fourth born is no longer an infant. He’s almost walking, he’s getting into the toilet and kitchen cupboards, he draws on […]

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5 Tips for Traveling with Kids

This post is from Kelly of Cloudy Day Gray. I first “met” Kelly a few months ago on her blog and instagram and was so very touched by the story of her little girl Matilda who had to have a liver transplant as a tiny baby. She is such an inspiration to me as a […]

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GIVEAWAY from Alexander & Sophia

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED CONGRATULATIONS… email us at travelparenteat@gmail.com to claim your gift card! Thank you so much everyone for participating! We will be having another giveaway soon! Ok, have you checked out Alexander & Sophia? They have THE cutest children’s clothing! I have several items on my Christmas wish list. Now if only they […]

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Meaningful Teacher or Neighbor Gifts

Today I was hit with the fact that there are only 8 more days until Christmas! Eek! Honestly, it still feels like July here at 79 degrees with a cool ocean breeze. After a hasty and expensive trip to the post office (have you shipped packages from Hawaii?), I also realized my kids are only […]

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How to Make Hawaiian Snow

So, you may have gathered from previous posts, or from my bio to the left that I live in Hawaii. It’s our first Christmas here and while we are from California and aren’t used to snow anyway, it doesn’t really feel like December without a little chill in the air. I mean, it’s 79 degrees […]

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Vegan Turkey Pancakes

My kids informed me that there are only 3 more days until Thanksgiving! We always try to do one themed breakfast per holiday. My kids LOVE themed meals. But seriously…they are SO much effort and I have 4 kids. ‘Nuff said right? This is really simple and doesn’t take much more work than cooking normal […]

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Overcoming Mommy Burnout

When I was pregnant with my first baby, I remember my mom telling me a story about a time when I (her first baby) had just learned to walk and would follow her everywhere. She said she just got so overwhelmed that she would climb up on the couch to get away from me. I […]

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