Insights on Travel from Costa Rica Expeditions’ Founder Michael Kaye and his Expert Friends.

The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.

In late March Wendy Perrin, Conde Nast Traveler’s Director of Consumer News and Digital Community, published her A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with Kids, and asked her readers to do the same, offering a prize for the best one.

Since then she has been published her favorites. Now Wendy has announced the winner along with a compendium of her favorites.  Especially if you are traveling with children, you should be sure to read them.

I’m flattered that Wendy included my list below.  If you already read it on Wendy’s blog, just scroll down quickly to look at the pictures.

I already wrote about “B,” “G,” “N,” and “T” in my post Traveling with Children.  If you read that, you can skip them.

A is for Attitude: It’s yours to choose.  Which one you choose will make all the difference. Enough said.

Photo by Brenda Woodyard

B is for Binoculars: One of the great benefits of travel is that it shows you new worlds. Binoculars show you new worlds within new worlds. Binoculars are on virtually all “What to Bring” lists for nature travel, but they are almost as valuable for other kinds of travel as well.  They are not of much use inside the Louvre, but they are great for seeing the details of the molding above the cornice on the exterior of the Louvre. The same binoculars that work for bird watching work for people watching.

Photo by Frank Duffy.

C is for Calm: Things can go wrong when you travel.  Getting excited seldom helps.

D is for Don’t Drag Teenagers: The best way I know to ruin a family trip is to drag along a teenager who would rather be home with her friends.

E is for Expectations: Keep them realistic.  It is not realistic to expect a family that is not getting along at home to magically bond on vacation—at least not with each other.

F is for Fun: It is the  main point of taking a vacation especially with kids.  Have it.

Photo by Veronica Geller. Aug 2007.

G is for Guides: If the purpose of the trip is for you and your kids to learn about a culture, natural or human, other than your own, try to find a really good guide.

I am not talking about the kind of guide who gives canned speeches.  I am talking about the kind of guide who asks the right questions:  For example, “How do you think families in ancient Rome were different from modern families in your country?”  And then, “How do you think families in modern Rome are different from modern families in your country?” Really great guides who can transform a perfectly good vacation into an extraordinary magical experience are trained professionals and they do not come cheap.  If money is a factor, skimp on hotels, but don’t skimp on the guide.

Photo Costa Rica Expeditions

H is for Help: Ask for it when you need it.

I is for intolerant: See J.

J is for Judge: Discourage your kids from doing it to other ways of life.

This is a happy child.  She does not need pity—or shoes.

Photo Costa Rica Expeditions

K is for Kite: Bring one.  I’ve never done this or scene anyone who has, but it does not seem like such a bad idea, and I could not think of anything for K.

L is for Loose: Stay it.

Photo by Martha Rebour. Feb 2006.

M is Maps: Take as many as you can and pore over them.  If there is a difference between the map and the ground.  The Map’s wrong.

N is for No Digital Distractions: (except on flights):Game boys, disc men, iPods etc are invaluable for keeping kids entertained at airports and on long flights. However, once they are at the destination the experience will not be very nourishing if they shut out the sights and sounds of where they are with the portable sights and sounds of home.  Make the deal before you leave, digital distraction ends when you get there.  It will cause serious withdrawal for some kids—which is not such a bad thing.

O is for Others: Teach your kids to be considerate of them

P is for Pace: Make it slow Getting everybody packed up and moving is often the most stressful part of the trip—especially when a favorite toy is left behind at your last destination.  Unless everybody in the family is experienced travelers, pick one or two places and stay put.

Q is for Questions: Ask them.  It is the best way to meet people.  If your kids are bored try sending them forth to ask a question.  Any question will do.  If nothing else comes to mind, pick somebody and suggest your kid ask her where she got her blouse.  If your kid is too timid to do it, you do it.  It’s not fair to ask your  kid to do something you won’t.  Also  you’ll find as soon as you ask the question your kid will magically no longer be bored—embarrassed maybe, but not bored.

R is for Retreat: If a particular excursion or activity is not going well, retreat and try something else.  The idea of a vacation is to enjoy it, not endure it.

S is for Sunburn: Avoid it.

T is Take em out of School: If you want your kids to truly love and savor travel, schedule your family trip for a time when school is in session. There are two main reasons for this.  The first is that because they will not be distracted relating to all the other kids from their country and class who are traveling at the same time, they will be much more able to appreciate where they are. The second is that unless they are fortunate enough to go to one of the roughly five percent of schools that are worthwhile, they will appreciate it that you rescued them from school.

Photo Sergio Pucci

U is for Uncertainty: Embrace it.

V is for Vaccinations: Probably a good idea.

W is for Wonder: It is what travel is all about.

Photo Costa Rica Expeditions

X is for the X-ray machine at the airport security checkpoint, which parents might try to appreciate—tough as it may be—for the crucial life skills it can impart. Your kids get to practice waiting their turn, and tying and untying their shoes.  Disclosure:  This is shamelessly plagerized from Wendy’s list, but it is highly unfair for her to challenge us to do this and after she has already taken X-ray machine.

Y is for Yarns: And yarns are for spinning.  Tell each other stories every night.  Exaggerate a little.  It’s allowed.

Z is for Zest: Have it at all times

Photo Costa Rica Expeditions.

Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Delicious Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Digg Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Facebook Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Google+ Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on LinkedIn Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Pinterest Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on reddit Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on StumbleUpon Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Twitter Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Add to Bookmarks Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Email Share 'The A-to-Z Guide to Traveling with kids.' on Print Friendly

Leave a comment

(Required. Will not be published)
(Not required)

Comments and Replies

  • At December 11, 2015
    3:13:13 am
    imgur said:

    When you make a website, all your web pages are served from the server residing somewhere on the
    internet. People, who are planning to use their own software, they must not choose this hosting
    service. These connections and resource sharing can even be made across different
    operating systems such as Unix, Linux and Microsoft Windows.

    • At June 12, 2015
      4:08:39 am
      gjznntsj said:

      “I think a lot of this is generational,” he said. [url=]Toms Shoes[/url] Paint a wall or an alcove in blue, or for a more decorative effect, opt for a wallpaper. s [url=]Replica Rolex Watches[/url]
      We all know that the Labour council do not need to spend anything to reduce council tax. If council tax stays the same, then the revenue raised is the same as last year, and this leaves the council with choices as to what to spend it on, or not. But they don’t have to spend anything to reduce council tax. [url=][/url] 1tsp ground cinnamon
      bmcgc28gdGhleSBjYW4gZ2V0IHRoZSBiZXN0IGRlYWwgdGhhdCBzdWl0cyB0aGVpciBuZWVkcywg [url=]Ray Ban Sunglasses[/url] The new appraisal-related policies make common-sense changes to address many of the problems consumers and the industry were having with the appraisal process, said Rick Hodges, executive director of the Metropolitan Builders Association. m [url=]Cheap Oakley Sunglasses[/url]
      Barkley had struggled for confidence when he first broke into the Everton team, partly because of a career-threatening leg break he suffered as a 16-year-old. [url=]Oakley Sunglasses[/url] As great as the chicken wings were at the start of one meal, the entr e at another, KFC (Korean fried chicken, $14.95) was considerably less than that. Some of it verged on dry.
      o “Morocco’s film industry is about 50 years old and Egypt is 80 years. We can’t match that, but we can compete in convenience, technology and low costs,” said Jamal Al Sharif, managing director of Dubai Studio City, part of TECOM. [url=]Replica Watches[/url] command feature. [url=]Louis Vuitton Handbags[/url]
      EASTER FAIR:St Patrick鈥檚 Catholic Women鈥檚 League is hosting an Easter fair at the Parish Centre in Fairfield, Stockton, this weekend. It will be open from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday and 10.30am to noon on Sunday with a tombola, raffle and bric-a-brac stall. [url=]True Religion Outlet[/url] Mash the potatoes with the rest of the double cream and butter.
      IHBvc3RzZWFzb24gd2hlcmUgYW55dGhpbmcgY2FuIGhhcHBlbi48L3A+PHA+JiM4MjIwO1dlIHJl [url=]Cheap Oakley Sunglasses[/url] Mending the economy v [url=][/url]
      DURHAM’S Calum MacLeod was yesterday named in the Scotland squad for February’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, along with former Riverside batsman . [url=]Ray Ban Sunglasses Outlet[/url] Audiophiles will appreciate the unique dual-diaphragm high-definition drivers. The diaphragam consists of a hard inner ring capable of reaching the highest of high notes and a soft outer ring for
      I always try to read what the goalie is doing, said Oliveira, who leads the team with 18 points. If he comes up too much, I try to do other things like dribbling. But he stayed too much on the goal line. So for me, it’s easier to have a shot because he’s on the line. Anything on the corners, it’s really hard for the keepers. [url=]Michael Kors Outlet[/url] Walker believes it was his team’s sloppy skills rather than a lack of hardness that was the main reason behind the heavy defeat.
      I know it鈥檚 time. I’m willing to embrace this cocktail revolution with a little less reluctance鈥?perhaps with reading glasses and a flashlight on hand. [url=]Replica Rolex[/url] What was your first job and how much did you get paid? I worked on the cheese counter at Liptons, in Darlington, when I was about 15. I only worked there for a few weeks and sadly I can鈥檛 remember how much I got paid, but I know it wasn鈥檛 an awful lot.
      However, Waunakee’s Jacob Soper hit one of two free throws after grabbing an offensive rebound to tie the game, 47-47. [url=]Coach Outlet[/url] But slamming into the Kiwi giants is small fry compared to the internal battle Tamou faces every time he has taken the field since off-season neck surgery.
      d Middlesex v YorkshireAt Lord鈥檚. [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet[/url] It鈥檚 not only the products that drive the company forward.
      Key factors in Deberry’s recruitment were two Milwaukee natives, assistant coach Jimmie Foster, a former Milwaukee King standout, and rising sophomore guard Carrington Love, a Milwaukee Pius graduate who played in the same club program. [url=][/url] That led intothe city. e [url=]Ray Ban Glasses[/url]
      Total 6 wkts (44.5 overs). 189 [url=]True Religion Jeans[/url] One-pot dishes are also forgiving and customizable. For example, in a lemon roasted potato dish from the blog, boneless, skinless chicken breasts are laid on a bed of thinly sliced potatoes and onions. Lemon juice and
      f IGZlZWxzIHZlcnkgbXVjaCBsaWtlIGEgcGFyaywgYW5kLCByZWFsbHksIHRoYXQmIzgyMTc7cyB0 [url=]True Religion Jeans Outlet[/url] A decade or two ago a post-hippy slogan became so popular that just about every counter-culture store had a poster of it tacked up on the wall. v
      鈥淲e were never, as was frequently claimed at the time, Margaret Thatcher鈥檚 boot boys, we were simply enforcing the law. None of us were politically motivated.鈥?[url=]Oakley Sunglasses[/url] 鈥淲e record together at the same time. I may go back in and do a vocal or a guitar solo, but Steve is in the room with us and a lot of times he is playing percussion, playing the drums or just standing their dancing and that鈥檚 how we do it. [url=]True Religion[/url]
      “She was always there for me,” [url=]Coach Outlet[/url] A: That s up to the judges. Two of the nine Supreme Court justices – Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor – appeared warm to the idea. During her 2009 confirmation hearings, Sotomayor told lawmakers she had a positive experience with cameras while Kagan said that when she argued cases before the court as solicitor general, she wanted the public to see how well prepared the justices were. The two have since said allowing cameras might lead to grandstanding that could change the nature of the court. e [url=]Coach Factory Outlet[/url]
      Neighbourhood wardens and police officers will carry out regular stop and check exercises to find out if waste carriers are licensed and have the correct paperwork. [url=][/url] 鈥淭hey came in out and hit us in the teeth that third quarter and we didn鈥檛 bounce back the way we needed to,鈥欌€?said Borchers, a Morningside College recruit. 鈥淲e didn鈥檛 shoot the ball very well and they鈥檙e a very good team.鈥欌€?
      The Browns own two picks (Nos. 12 and 19 overall) in the first round of the NFL Draft, which will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, they could use help in their receiving corps and NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said last week during a conference call he would be surprised if Perriman and three other receivers — Alabama’s Amari Cooper, West Virginia’s Kevin White and Louisville’s DeVante Parker — don’t become top-20 selections. [url=]Replica Watches[/url] The number of refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people globally rose above 50 million last year for the first time since the Second World War. While funding for UNHCR has risen, it has not kept pace with needs. o [url=]Ray Ban Glasses[/url]
      Mallon: I am talking about criminal-type beggars intimidating the public, shoplifting and affecting the economy of the town. [url=]True Religion Jeans Outlet[/url] 鈥淲hat we have to do is ensure that we go out there and build on the good start we鈥檝e made,鈥?

      • pjdqkwbdbujpoujnfjtqsfdjpvt, Buy Viagra, xRbpHsp, [url=]Buy Viagra Without Rx[/url], AJAbPKB, Buy Viagra Without Rx, jngUEga.

        • Hey! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My blog looks weird when browsing from my iphone 4. I’m trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to fix this issue. If you have any suggestions, please share. Thank you!

          • Train of development [url=][/url] Heat the pressure cooker base on medium heat, add the oil, and heat briefly. Stir in the onion and saut茅 until soft, about 4 minutes. Add water, beans and bay leaf and stir. z [url=]hollister[/url]
            Guzman, 56, was found with an unidentified woman. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Marshals Service were “heavily involved” in the capture, the official said. No shots were fired. [url=]tory burch outlet[/url] Unfortunately, the scale of the financial crisis, which left behind a huge overhang of consumer debt, depressed the economy so severely that the usual channels of monetary policy don鈥檛 work. The Fed can bulk up bank reserves, but the banks have little incentive to lend the money out, because short-term interest rates are near zero. So the reserves just sit there.
            Roberto Rella launches new Dubai restaurant [url=]tory burch shoes outlet online[/url] Gonzales said Marino is 聯always accessible to myself and to my staff.聰 That means so much, she said, 聯because when I call on him, I need his experience, expertise and recommendations.聰 i [url=]oakley sunglasses outlet[/url]
            Feb. 29, 2012. Leap day comes once every four years. A day when soccer greats David Beckham and Thierry Henry share the field will never come again. The two former English Premiership opponents faced off at Kino Stadium in the second match of a Desert Diamond Cup doubleheader that attracted more than 6,000 fans. [url=]ray ban glasses[/url] 鈥?Friday nights (through Sept. 26): Summer Music Series at Sarah鈥檚 Vineyard, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
            e bGl0eS4gPC9wPjxwPkFzIGEgcmVzdWx0LCBoZSBpcyBub3QgZ29pbmcgdG8gd2luIHRoZSBNVlAg [url=]hollister[/url] The deal, worth 拢780 million over four years, is the latest in the ongoing privatisation process of the publically run health service. [url=]tory burch shoes outlet online[/url]
            There is always A Great One. LeBron James is it now, deserving of the column inches and highlight reels devoted to him. Before him it was Michael Jordan. There is always someone, and they are always men. But women have left their marks that sometimes go unnoticed to the casual fan. Three pioneers in particular stand out:became the youngest player in Olympic basketball history in 1976. She also was the first head coach in the NBA’s D-League.gained a tryout with an NBA team in 1979 after a stellar career at UCLA. A year earlier, Meyers notched the first quadruple-double in Division I basketball — 20 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals. Andis best known as the sidelines-crouching coach who has led the Baylor Bears to a pair of national championships. Before that she was a 5-foot, 4-inch pigtailed guard leading Louisiana Tech’s offense as the women’s game began to dribble, pass and shoot its way out of its infancy. She is the first person to win a national championship as a player, assistant coach and head coach. [url=]michael kors outlet online[/url] March 17, 2015 22:20
            Mr Borsje’s last Facebook post was of a Bali scene on January 18. [url=]michael kors bags[/url] dm/ds/cb f [url=]michael kors outlet[/url]
            * Comments unrelated to the story. [url=][/url] 09.04.2013
            A senior moment? Can聮t call it that because I don聮t want to get sued by the AARP, which I keep forgetting to join. Let聮s just say it was a case of nincompoopitis. It聮s good to know that it聮s a common affliction. [url=]ray ban outlet[/url] The views expressed are not those of this site, this station or its affiliated companies. By posting your comments you agree to accept our terms of use. WYFF News 4 offers readers the ability to comment on stories with the understanding that these comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or used on WYFF News 4 newscasts. We ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, comments that don鈥檛 relate to the story, and any personal remarks. THIS IS IMPORTANT: WYFF News 4 does not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not, at times, find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. If you find a comment that is objectionable or offensive, click the flag that appears in the upper right corner when you hover over a comment. Flagged comments may be automatically hidden from comment threads. For comments to appear on the website and/or mobile app, email addresses must be verified through Disqus. We ask the community to monitor this forum with the knowledge that WYFF News 4 does not delete posts based on the content. We are glad to offer commenting on our site but we cannot be responsible for people who abuse the privilege.
            Czyszczon offered a 20 percent discount to the city if the city drops its appeal on the case. He said it would save the city about $130,000. [url=]ray ban glasses[/url] It鈥檚 been seven years since the last OC Fair cattle drive, in which 300 Corrientes steers were herded by approximately 100 professional horseback riders. The caravan traveled 3.5 miles south from Fairview Park, north on Harbor Boulevard and east on Fair Drive to the fairgrounds.
            聯It is truly a rewarding, humbling experience to first-hand see respect and support from this community that all my fellow officers and deputies deserve for putting themselves on the line every day to fulfill our oath to protect and serve.聰 [url=][/url] “That is my goal,” he said. “I need at least one more or two more skates just to work on my timing. I feel close. If you asked me, I wanted to play last week right away when they cleared me. But you have to be realistic about it, too.
            k Barber Motorsports Park [url=]ray ban outlet[/url] Cyprus has also launched a second licensing round for the 12 remaining blocks of its Exclusive Economic Zone.
            Each year since 1998, San Francisco Performances has honored the winner of the Walter W. Naumburg competition with a recital. Bullock was the 2014 winner, and her recital was personal, intensely so. Perhaps it was a self-portrait of Bullock: born and raised in St. Louis, she is African-American, a cosmopolitan woman. She sang an ambitious and unusual mix of Italian, French and Spanish art songs, as well as American art songs — a pair of 1960s jazz anthems and a black spiritual. [url=]michael kors outle[/url] The money spent is 100 percent reimbursed by the county, up to the maximum allowed, making the grant award, in reality, a gift to the city. q [url=][/url]
            Your IP Address or perhaps someone from the same geographical area as you has been tracked [url=]michael kors outlet online[/url] El ministerio del trabajo de Alemania aprob贸 a finales de marzo una medida que proh铆be a los jefes contactar a sus empleados fuera de su horario de trabajo, salvo 鈥渃ircunstancias excepcionales鈥?o emergencias.
            w Lindsay Murdoch was based in Singapore from 1989 to 1996. [url=][/url] The supplement appears to be part of a drive to promote yet 鈥渉igh-level鈥?international water conference, which Dushanbe will host in June and where it will lobby for international attention and support for its Rogun dam. A quarter-page advert invites participants to register for the conference online. t
            47) Joar Leifseth Ulsom, Mo i Rana, Norway [url=]hollister[/url] Relevant Quotes [url=]michael kors outlet[/url]
            ckB0aGViZWFjb25qb3VybmFsLmNvbTwvYT4uIEZvbGxvdyBoZXIgQGJsaW5maXNoZXJBQkogb24g [url=][/url] CRS: Certified Residential Specialist Realtors with this designation have access to a referral network as well as online and classroom courses related to business planning, making listing presentations, negotiating and working in the buyers and sellers best interest. s [url=]oakley sunglasses outlet[/url]
            One says he used to live in a single room with 26 others. [url=]michael kors outlet[/url] Share
            Streaming film and TV content is not new to Australia – services like Ezyflix and Quickflix have been in the market for several years, and the dominant pay TV platform, Foxtel, has already launched Foxtel Play. But this week the US-owned Netflix joined the Nine and Fairfax-owned Stan, and the Foxtel and Seven-owned Presto. Every course of Australia’s long-awaited TV dinner has finally been served. [url=]michael kors bags outlet[/url] I’ve been here before and I was nervous a little bit and I knew I couldn’t really show that for the younger girls, because they kind of look to me and Schmidty (Taylor Schmidt) and make sure that we kind of handle the team, Blahnik said. h [url=]michael kors[/url]
            Often you have to call in the pros for air conditioning work but things like spraying off any overgrowth or debris, cleaning coils and changing filters are fixes you can easily do on your own. Also, trim back any shrubs that are near by. Keeping the outdoor unit clean from debris will boost your A/C system鈥檚 efficiency. [url=]michael kors outlet online[/url] 鈥淥ur goal is to capture the oral, written, or video histories highlighting the sacrifices and contributions of our active duty troops, our veterans, our veterans families’, and our fallen heroes,鈥?UMAVA鈥檚 website says.

            • At March 11, 2015
              8:46:01 pm
              gjqrjpvl said:

              government to cut food and energy subsidies in a bid to ease squeezed state [url=][/url] New law of elections was issued in August 1966 upon which the elections held in 1997. k [url=]nfl jerseys factory[/url]
              Sunday 25th January, 2015 [url=]oakley glasses[/url] Reach Peter Hegarty at 510-748-1654 or follow him on .
              [url=][/url] We should not apologize for that selectivity, Fuchs said. We should celebrate selectivity and the fact that it is not easy to get into the University of Florida. w [url=]nfl jerseys[/url]
              “It’s really no magic trick. It all comes down to us,” he said. “It’s not about me, it’s not my program, it’s our program.” [url=]nfl jerseys[/url] The stonemaker s cement he uses has a higher rating than most conventional concrete, Ackenbrack said, providing not only improved durability but also a better base for creativity than conventional materials.
              n Another landmark is the city pillar shrine. Two statues inside the shrine are Andesite stone images of the Hindu god Vishnu dating to the Dvaravati period. The statues were probably brought to the city pillar shrine from U Thong City, located in the present-day U Thong district. [url=][/url] , Journal Sentinel Inc. All rights reserved. [url=]cheap oakleys[/url]
              Little Rock [url=]cheap nfl jerseys[/url] Walmart bags cannot be recycled.
              Poland appears to have used this form of protocol as a way of avoiding a direct invitation to Putin. Some Poles have been critical of this, saying politics should not intrude on such a major Holocaust commemoration, the last one where a significant number of Auschwitz survivors can still be expected to attend. [url=]cheap oakleys[/url] DBC council spends and wastes millions on prestigious projects to big up Bill and Ada but its not rocket science – Clean the streets – provide facilities (toilets bus station etc) good variety of shops and people will come – g [url=]canada goose jackets[/url]
              About Birmingham Botanical Gardens [url=]cheap nfl jerseys[/url] This 1928 French neoclassical building in the bohemian Condesa district has become a modern classic. While the old building’s interior has been simplified, the 2005 redesign’s abundant foliage, colorful walls, textiles and rich wood paneling defy minimalism. Native materials and locally crafted furnishings appear in the mix of European architecture with retro and contemporary accents and indigenous pieces such as hand-woven Oaxacan rugs. The hotel’s centerpiece is a hacienda-style inner courtyard. Rather than a a mish-mash, it comes across as fluid and restful, while meeting spaces such as the basement bar, courtyard and rooftop terrace pulse with energy.
              01/13/2015 03:00:00 PM PSTUpdated: [url=]nfl jerseys factory[/url] 鈥淎s a race car driver, much of what I’ve done throughout my life has been based on following my instincts and trying to make good decisions,鈥?Gordon said, per the statement. 鈥淚 thought long and hard about my future this past year and during the offseason, and I’ve decided 2015 will be the last time I compete for a championship. I won’t use the 鈥楻-word’ because I plan to stay extremely busy in the years ahead, and there’s always the possibility I’ll compete in selected events, although I currently have no plans to do that.
              It should now be Hernandez favorite song as well. [url=][/url] contrary, whatever happens there, if it pleases the West and it
              The space station breakdown 10 days earlier left one of two identical cooling loops too cold and forced the astronauts to turn off all nonessential equipment inside the orbiting lab, bringing scientific research to a near-halt and leaving the station in a vulnerable state. [url=]oakley[/url] Saltburn snatched the division three title when a nervous fell at the final hurdle, who scraped together just enough bonus points to earn promotion at the first time of asking.
              m It’s a matter of time. [url=]nfl jerseys[/url] In the third period, Quick ended up prone on the ice as the Kings were unable to clear the puck. Pavelski finally swept the puck into the net to give the Sharks a 3-1 lead, 8:27 into the period.
              On Thursday night, Ukiah High School hosted their second set of boys basketball games for the week, this time against the Pumas of Maria Carrillo High School. The Pumas took a clean sweep against the Wildcats, though the Ukiah boys had strong showings throughout the evening. [url=]louis vuitton online[/url] PINELLAS PARK 聳 On Sept. 2, 1964, a handful of artists met in the home of Fritz Uekerus to form the Pinellas Park Art Society. u [url=]michael kors outlet[/url]
              聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 There鈥檚 no commonly agreed-upon definition of innovation and hence no way of comparing innovation performance across teams and divisions. [url=]louis vuitton online[/url] Last year: Zach Johnson beat Jordan Spieth by a stroke, closing with a 7-under 66.
              d The Foreign Ministry promised to investigate. But the list of participating [url=][/url] Russia finds itself ina very weird place now. Kolya’s experience andthe robust consumer demand mean that theeconomy is getting hot tothe point where inflation is starting torise. Russia’s inflation overshot theCentral Bank target last month andleft it struggling tokeep consumer-price growth below last year’s record low as aweaker ruble stokes food costs andutility tariffs rise, economists said. g
              Overall, Apple reported $74.6 billion in sales and $18 billion in profit for the December quarter, which represents a year-over-year increase of 30 percent and 38 percent respectively. Based on those numbers, analyst Bill Kreher of the Edward Jones investment firm said he’ll be raising his forecasts for the company’s performance this year. [url=][/url] Brewer got caught up in the Ducks鈥?tidal wave of injuries before he could even get comfortable with his new team. It was late in the third period when he blocked a shot by Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton. [url=]nfl jersey[/url]
              Delhi has long refused to curb carbon emissions while hundreds of millions of Indians live in dire poverty. Instead, India has pledged to reduce its emissions intensity – how much carbon dioxide it puts out per dollar of economic activity. [url=]louis vuitton purses outlet[/url] Despite being used sparingly, Hatch has managed to score five goals in 19 appearances. e [url=]oakley[/url]
              Prices: Entr es, $9.95-$22.95 [url=]canada goose outlet[/url] “It was a community effort, you bet it was. And it was a great community effort,” he said.
              OyBDYXZzIGNvYWNoIERhdmlkIEJsYXR0IHNhaWQuPC9wPjxwPkphbWVzIGFuZCBMb3ZlIGNvbWJp [url=]nfl[/url] To create the room, Allison drafted a layout for the furniture placement, then sourced the crib and layette from Walmart. i [url=]canada goose outlet[/url]
              Misconceptions about an individual鈥檚 own health is likely a reason for the ongoing overweight and obesity epidemic in the United States. If men and women don鈥檛 believe there鈥檚 a problem, then they don鈥檛 feel there鈥檚 anything to address. Though this is certainly problematic, it鈥檚 also not difficult for motivated men and women to fix the problem if they so desire. In addition to exercise, eating a more nutritious diet is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy weight. [url=]canada goose jackets[/url] Advertisement

              • hi . That is certainly the best quality post from your blog. Keep it the excellent work
                Cartier love bracelet lady 18k white gold

                • At December 22, 2014
                  3:08:39 pm
                  Karl said:

                  Hi there to all, how is everything, I think every one is getting more from
                  this website, and your views are good in support of new viewers.

                  • if (!clip) [url=][/url] But this, not so cool: How many times was Ron Roenicke given the chance to wiggle out of committing the Suppan-slumping Marcum to an elimination game? o [url=][/url]
                    “They tried to intimidate us,” UA receiver Samajie Grant said Monday. Before the game, Grant said the Bruins were giving Arizona a stare-down treatment. [url=]coach outlet[/url] is The ’s movie critic. E-mail: Twitter: @MickLaSalle
                    reservoir technology has really improved over the years, thanks to [url=][/url] Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Add and blend in instant coffee and cocoa. Mix in flour and nuts. e [url=]coach outlet[/url]
                    El Registro Nacional de ALS (National ALS Registry) proporciona a las personas que viven con esta enfermedad la oportunidad de ayudar a que los científicos puedan identificar las causas, tratamientos y curas posibles. [url=][/url] If you want your scrub to have a nice fragrance, put 5 drops of any essential oil.
                    t Best of the Bunch – Autumn crocus (colchicum) [url=]coach outlet[/url] “We’re usually away every couple of months to do a Riverdance performance, but we are determined not to let our pupils miss out because we teach five nights a week. Luckily, we have a physio and masseur who travel with the show. There are always small injuries like shin splints or muscle strains, but there are people who keep us in the best shape possible,” he says. [url=]coach outlet[/url]
                    When: Open year round. [url=][/url] Southern California had its worst windstorm in 40 years as wind gusts at Mt. Wilson reached 96 mph.
                    Illustration: [url=]coach bags[/url] In the middle of the back row is a slight fellow with a moustache. He became an avuncular figure to the Bank Top lads who, because of the war, had no grandfathers. Look at the left arm of his suit carefully. z [url=]coach outlet online[/url]
                    “We’re still working on programming ideas and tweaking the schedule a little bit,” Hussey said. “Obviously distribution is a focus right now. We had great news [Wednesday] with Cox. We continue to have very positive conversations with nearly all the cable and satellite teleco providers, which is really a great thing, and we continue to ask our fans to visit” [url=]coach outlet[/url] 1982
                    Upon entering the place you are received by the feel of the African culture. From a family picture of the owners, to traditional clothing, bright vibrant colors and African nick knacks for decor. [url=]coach outlet[/url] CRI:您好,周老师。周大新:你好!CRI:常听人们说某人把自己的幸福建立在别人的痛苦之上。读完您的这本新书《安魂》之后,我感觉,您是在过滤了自己的痛苦之后,把真诚和盘托出,献给了读者。请问周老师,您写作这一本书的目的是什么呢?周大新:首先是为了让儿子的灵魂得到安息,安慰他,同时也是安慰我自己,让我从痛苦中得到解脱。当然还有想为读者送去一点安慰。因为任何人最后生命的结局都是面对死亡。一般人面对死亡都有一个恐惧、害怕这么一个过程。我希望我的读者读了这本书以后能对死亡有一个正确的认识,能在精神上得到一些安慰和宽慰。不再对死亡那么害怕。大概我的目的是这样的。
                    – When the storm arrives, there will be no access to the Sand Key or Memorial Causeway bridge, and access back to the island communities will only be authorized after PCSO and Clearwater determines that the area is safe. DO NOT return to evacuated areas until an announcement is made that it is safe to do so [url=]coach outlet online[/url] will be offering tubing again this season, but doesn’t anticipate opening until Saturday, December 6. A two-hour tubing ticket will cost $16, with discounts for people with a season pass or lift ticket for the downhill area. For Christmas and Christmas Eve, Trollhaugen offers a special deal of $10 for the entire four hours the hill is open.
                    Anna is a Christmas baby, born on December 24, and she implored me to bring out the Christmas decorations early so that her friends could appreciate the festive holiday spirit that should accompany her birthday. Upset that our decorative autumn leaves and Halloween pumpkins were still out when the streets of Prague were already glittering with sparkling lights, shooting stars and illuminated Christmas trees, Anna and Oliver eagerly decorated their miniature artificial Christmas tree in Anna’s room, complete with “packages” they made for under the tree. They placed my grandfather’s toy car under the tree too – because it looked like “olden days.” [url=]coach bags[/url] Twitter:
                    q The Problems [url=]coach outlet[/url] We must be emptied of self to make room for more of . I read this over and over yet I still struggle with the process of emptiness sometimes. This year, I have been pressed, perplexed, hunted down and knocked down many times in the natural. Wondering why this is necessary, I cried out to the Lord many, many times for a normal life again. But Jesus didn’t die to make my life normal but supernatural. Complacency and compromise settle for the comfortable afraid of that little thing called change. But when the heart cries out its desire, the invitation is clear. Salvation creates a hunger for the Lord and all that comes with living in close proximity to Him. Righteousness opens the door to benefits and blessings that we never thought possible. However, it does not exempt us from hardship that often creates the hunger we need to pursue all of Christ rather than seeking the crumbs beneath His Table. You have the potential to live a life filled with the Glory of God complete lacking no good thing filled with peace and joy. The Light of His Love that begins as a tiny spark can become a passionate flame that no one and nothing can ever extinguish. Considering the cost, many times we think the price is too high for a God who is unseen and a hope that remains unsure so we abandon the effort only to be pressed, perplexed, hunted down, and knocked down again and again. We are being emptied so God can fill us with His Glory. It is our choice to be poured out and pressed out.
                    Added center Max Garcia: We had to settle for six field goals. It was really hard for us. It was really frustrating, especially when we started missing them towards the end. When you get that, it just really crushes your team. [url=]coach outlet[/url] Acceleration PhaseOnce the lead leg reaches its apex, several things are going to occur at roughly the same point in time. The lead leg is going to begin falling straight down toward the ground, along with the pitcher’s upper body. At the same time, the knee of the back leg is going to bend slightly in order to prepare for the next phase. Essentially this phase is a controlled fall of the pitcher’s full weight designed to use gravity to the pitcher’s advantage. The full weight of the pitcher is going to be re-directed toward the target in the next phase. a [url=]coach outlet[/url]
                    () The holiday season is a magical time and there are some simple ways to share in the season’s spirit of goodwill and generosity. [url=]coach bags[/url] 10/22/2013 05:00:43 PM MDTClick photo to enlargeThis artist’s rendering provided by World View Enterprises on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 shows their design for a capsule lifted by a high-altitude balloon up 19 miles into the air for tourists. Company CEO Jane Poynter said people would pay $75,000 to spend a couple hours looking down at the curve of the Earth. WASHINGTON The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science.
                    i Martin, a 6-foot-6 guard, had just three points in the first two games but had 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in the opening half. “It’s good to come out there and get comfortable,” he said. [url=]coach bags outlet[/url] Jim Schleif, a Realtor with Shorewest Realtors, said he respects all the ways sellers choose to participate in the real estate market. v
                    Letters to the editor [url=][/url] Via text message [url=][/url]
                    The pool at Grand Hotel Amrath in Amsterdam was like swimming [url=]coach outlet[/url] Then there was the band’s performance before Nine Inch Nails at the festival in Barcelona, Spain, in front of about 40,000 people in May. m [url=]coach outlet[/url]
                    More than 8,000 local patents from 1900 to the present day were narrowed down for display,reflecting Huntsville’s culture of invention and innovation for products, services and technologies. [url=]coach bags outlet[/url] When: 4 p.m. Sunday
                    Professor Woinarski said feral cats were a major threat to native species in the outback. Other invasive animals such as wild camel, buffalo, cattle and horses were also damaging the landscape, as were weeds and changes to fires regimes over the past 100 years. [url=]coach outlet[/url] Then in 2014 Becky heard a church would replace the old Wildcat Lanes. Figuring the lanes would be torn up, she asked the church for help. s [url=]coach outlet online[/url]
                    * Get the most out of your refrigerator. Most consumers focus on keeping the inside of their refrigerators clean, but keeping the outside clean is just as important. Dusty coils actually can impact the refrigerator’s overall efficiency, because when dirty, they trap heat and prevent the refrigerator from cooling efficiently. The grills and coils should be cleaned once or twice a year and more often if you have pets. Use a vacuum cleaner with an attachment to clean the condenser cover and vents of your refrigerator. You can also use a soft bristled brush to access some of the hard-to-reach areas. [url=]coach outlet online[/url] The road-weary Sharks were appearing at home for a league-low sixth time and have now dropped four of six at . A crowd of 17,331 attended, marking the second non-sellout early on.

                    • Lady Londonderry’s Appeal. – Comforts for the Troops. The Marchioness of Londonderry’s appeal for shirts, socks, handkerchiefs, pipes, tobacco, cigarettes etc., for the officers and men, numbering about 1,100 of the 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry now at the front, has met with an excellent response; 320 shirts, 300 pairs of socks, 200 pocket handkerchiefs, 100 pipes, cigarettes, tobacco, belts, braces etc., have up till now been received. These comforts are being sent off immediately, but many more are required. [url=]canada goose online outlet[/url] Combat at close quarters can be a bit sticky, but with a wealth of ranged and magical options in your arsenal, it’s a minor gripe to make. All things considered, within a genre that is so overpopulated it’s untrue, Risen 3 proves that when you have a solid story, exceptional game-play options and such a beautiful place to play, RPGs can still be as good as gaming gets these days. v [url=]canada goose outlet online[/url]
                      At the Saenger, the Quartet will play the non-Beethoven portion of the concert. The rousing, All-American “Delights and Dances,” was written especially for the quartet, and is one of its favorite pieces to share with audiences. [url=]cheap canada goose jackets[/url] 19.11.2010
                      Not being able to find good, quality work early on is stressful and discouraging for youths, say the World Bank and ILO. When youths do not find work, their risk of unemployment as an adult increases, as does their chance of receiving low wages later in life, on youth employment. [url=]mulberry outlet online[/url] La Federación Francesa de Telecomunicaciones dijo que acepta el proyecto, pero criticó su forma de presentación, en tanto dijo que las actuales normas que se cumplen son cien veces más exigentes que las recomendadas por la Organización Mundial de la Salud. g [url=]mulberry handbags outlet[/url]
                      2==@H7F==D4C66?lQECF6Q ^mk^@3;64Emk^Am [url=]canada goose jacket[/url] Democrats have become wise in perpetuating the hyphen and using it as a wedge issue to roadblock
                      t (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson). A sign marks the location of a snow-covered sewer drain and fire hydrant along McKinley Parkway in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Nov. 24, 2104. [url=]louis vuitton online[/url] According to statistics from the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, by the end of September, the real estate loan balance in the nation had amounted to 16.74 trillion yuan ($2.74 trillion), with individual housing loans totaling 11.12 trillion yuan ($1.82 trillion). [url=]mulberry sale[/url]
                      3. Freeze until solid. [url=]coach outlet online[/url] But some, such as community leader and City Council candidate Mohammed Nadeem, argued that the resolution did not go far enough, and some council members agreed.
                      MSU’s big challenge is to account for the Jackrabbits’ Zach Zenner, a 6-foot, 220-pound ball of fire who comes in with the reputation as one of the best running backs in the 37-year history of the FCS. [url=]burberry outlet[/url] The terrorisation had many repercussions in Cumming’s adult life. In the early Nineties, he had a nervous breakdown, which he calls ‘Nervy B’, stemming from all those years of tense silence, all those years of bottling things up. o [url=]moncler jacket[/url]
                      La nueva encuesta abarca 30,000 hogares estadounidenses e incluye respuestas en profundidad de 13,709 familias, incluyendo a 1,094 familias hispanas. Determina que 10.2 millones de niños en los EE.UU. participan actualmente en programas extraescolares, un incremento sobre los 6.5 millones de 2004. Pero la demanda insatisfecha de actividades extraescolares ha aumentado hasta 19.4 millones de niños. La demanda es especialmente alta entre las familias hispanas, afroamericanas y de bajos ingresos. [url=]louis vuitton bags outlet[/url] De La Salle (11-0) will host the winner of Saturday’s game between No. 4 California and No. 5 Liberty in the semifinals next Friday.
                      My office joined the Justice Department Civil Rights Division to conduct two investigations: a criminal civil rights probe, and a separate broader look at whether the police were systematically using force in an unconstitutional way. (This is happening right now in Ferguson too.) [url=]coach factory outlet[/url] Though Sanfelippo, a conservative, and Dimitrijevic, a liberal, often don’t see eye-to-eye on county issues, he joined her for her visit to Greenfield and says her outreach effort was worthwhile. But Sanfelippo doubted it would make a difference in how she approaches county policy.
                      Meanwhile, since 2006, Canada was struck by four hurricanes and brushed by five others. It also was hit by two tropical storms. The U.S. Northeast was struck by four tropical systems, including Irene and Sandy, which weren’t hurricanes when they hit land but caused hurricane-like damage. [url=]moncler[/url] Joyce Fields, Mansfield Animal Advocacy Examiner
                      – 4 p.m. – Tap Night. Selections vary, followed by a Local Brewers Summit with author Stephen Beaumont at 7 p.m. ($45pp, call 817-336-7470 to reserve). [url=]cheap coach outlet[/url] Border by Peter Bennet (Bloodaxe £12)
                      e UAB (5-6, 3-4 in Conference USA) at Southern Miss (3-8, 1-6) [url=]tory burch outlet online[/url] “She does a lot for our community and the Air Force,” Friedauer said. “She’s just the most loving and sweet person I have ever met. She’s just wonderful.”
                      ¿Programa permite compra de visas en EEUU? [url=]canada goose jackets[/url] proposing is the next best thing.” d [url=]louis vuitton outlet online[/url]
                      I used to tell folks that I was from all over the place, but now, when people ask me where I am from, I simply say, “I am from Fayetteville, Arkansas.” [url=]moncler jackets[/url] CANNABIS CORPSE have embarked on a headlining tour across the United States starting yesterday, November 28 in Wilmington, NC. It will run for a month with a stop here in Dallas on December 2 at Club Dada. Support on all dates comes from MAMMOTH GRINDER, INANIMATE EXISTENCE, as well as regional and local special guests. Made up of Phil “LandPhil” Hall (bass, vocals), Brent Legion (guitar), and brother Josh “Hallhammer” Hall (drums) the trio gave us From Wisdom to Baked earlier this year, which is sure to be on many a Top 10 albums list at year’s end. I caught up with LandPhil recently to maybe get a glimpse into what we can expect on this run, among other things. Take a look:
                      u In some ways it s not a hugely alarming picture. The water is moving but the arsenic isn t moving nearly as fast as the water, said co-author Benjamin Bostick, from Columbia University’s . [url=]coach outlet store online[/url] Obituaries may be emailed to ; mailed to Obituary Department, Sioux City Journal, Box 118, Sioux City, IA, 51102; faxed to 712-279-5059 or brought to the Sioux City Journal, 515 Pavonia St. in Sioux City, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. The deadline is 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday for next day publication. All obituaries require verification from a funeral home, so please include the funeral home name and phone number. The cost for obituaries is $82.50 for the first eight inches, $99 for eight to nine inches and $13.75 for each additional inch. Free obituaries are also available; please inquire as to guidelines. j
                      The Lady Tigers are under the direction of new head coach Rocky Dodson and he likes the things that he sees in his Lead Hill team that has been to the state tournament the last two seasons. [url=]ugg boots outlet online[/url] Duka doubled the Impact’s advantage seven minutes later. [url=]mulberry uk outlet[/url]
                      “Tripoli is neglected. It has been neglected a lot. Tripoli should be different,” said clothing merchant Rashid Noushi, showing where he d artfully concealed bullet holes with new stock. [url=]cheap burberry scarf[/url] People lent her theanimals andequipment she needed. Strecker had totrain some dogs so young they’d never been harnessed toa sled before. Organizers gave her therace’s first starting number. Atthe line atEsso onthe morning ofMarch 7, surrounded byfamiliar crowds, she prayed that her dogs would perform well. Please run inthe right direction this time, she thought. Then thecrowd screamed, andthey were off. o [url=]tory burch outlet[/url]
                      Respectfully, Garron Whitehouse, teacher, parent, basketball/ football coachMarie Caldwell, principal and parentLisa Gallamore, registrarChristian Birch, teacher, basketball coach, parentLynda Barnett, teacherDeann Taylor, teacher, parentMark Greenfield, superintendent, parentShasta Odbert, administrative assistant, parent Beth Cottini, chief business officialToni Joling, bookkeeper, parent Jason Freitas, counselor, parent, baseball coachKevin Velarde, athletic director/vice principal, parentScott Eastman, volleyball coachCurly Culp, girls basketball coachCarla Truttman, teacherDoug Blaney, teacherJosh Thompson, teacherKatie Woodward, teacher, coachPaula Sarmento, teacher, coach, parentJennifer Truttman, counselorRandy Baker, principal of Educational OptionsMaria Haywood, director of Psychological ServicesJanet Morrill, teacherJean Wood, teacherJenny O Gorman, teacher [url=]louis vuitton online outlet[/url] Sign InORSign in using your Palm Beach Post profile
                      COUNTING MOOSE [url=]ugg boots online outlet[/url] The transformation hasn’t been reserved just for the draft. It started with decisions to part ways with various players, including undersized inside linebacker D.J. Smith and running back Brandon Saine. u [url=]moncler jackets outlet[/url]
                      She loves to send time with her family and four grandchildren, especially when they can duck hunt or fish together. [url=]burberry outlet[/url] As a boy Keillor was praised by a teacher for the voice with which he read to her, and in college he had a job as a newscaster.

                      • Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well
                        written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful info.
                        Thanks for the post. I will definitely return.

                        • As you learn more and more about the platform, take notes and come up with ideas on how to use it better.
                          This tool (once called Pin – Clout) is very similar to Facebook Insights.
                          With Pinterest, you can pin a picture of your customers and
                          include a blurb of the case study or testimonial.

                          • Unquestionably consider that which you said. Your favourite justification seemed to be
                            on the net the easiest factor to take into account of.
                            I say to you, I certainly get annoyed whilst folks consider concerns that they
                            just do not recognise about. You managed to hit the nail upon the
                            top and outlined out the whole thing with no need side effect
                            , other folks could take a signal. Will likely be back to get
                            more. Thank you

                            • Hey! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could locate
                              a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m
                              using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having difficulty finding one?

                              Thanks a lot!

                              • Everything is very open with a precise clarification of the
                                issues. It was truly informative. Your website is very helpful.
                                Thank you for sharing!

                                • Souls in the Waves…

                                  Great Early morning, I just stopped in to visit your internet site and believed I would say I experienced myself….

                                    • zzcarwbdbujpoujnfjtqsfdjpvt, Buy Levitra, MKKyCRG, [url=]Levitra dosage[/url], PcnqlLf, How levitra marketed itself and 2009, VZafzlQ.

                                      • Sweet blog! I found it while surfing around on Yahoo News.
                                        Do you have any tips on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve
                                        been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Appreciate it

                                        • Good article. I’m going through some of these issues as well..

                                            • ytxpbwbdbujpoujnfjtqsfdjpvt, Online Casino, HHwkzLb, [url=]Online casino usa european roulette[/url], MjfTBQm, Online Casino, UIJBtdg.

                                              • gsoujwbdbujpoujnfjtqsfdjpvt, Green coffee bean extract weight loss, WBhUSpu, [url=]Green coffee extract powder[/url], CnbbsQw, Green coffee extract coffea arabica bean, QesyIOK.

                                                • kDrcvXeghWdI [url=]Parajumpers[/url] iPgaxYxpnLzW [url=]Belstaff Norge[/url] hNjojMuliEmS [url=]Uggs Rea[/url] lZcioVnzaHiW [url=]Ugg Støvler Tilbud[/url] lHyccPeefPrZ [url=]Ugg Sko[/url] bNcxpAktnUmL [url=]Ugg Udsalg[/url] wXlwhQphfZmD [url=]Belstaff[/url] aGbgqLcxyAsP [url=][/url] wKageNilkEiR [url=]Canada Goose[/url] pSzzdJbfbGbT [url=]Moncler Dunjakke[/url]

                                                  • At May 25, 2011
                                                    6:15:53 pm
                                                    Kathy said:

                                                    Love this!! After almost 17 years of traveling with my kids- I learned enough to write it, and I would have written exactly this!! I followed these rules ( mostly through trial and lots of error) and today I have terrificteen travelers, never have to drag them anywhere, they are begging to go!
                                                    Love the advice: Especially the uplugging- always my rule, and once they were teens they decided to tuck the electronics in the safe the day they arrive with out prompting!
                                                    Two additions: Binoculars- practice at home or on hikes around the park before you travel, wildlife is fleeting; if they know how to manage their tools, they ( and you!) wil see so much more! And for K: I would say ” kids stuff” bring some goofy kids stuff that will help your kids connect with local kids- the kite, a beach ball, or bubbles( less than 3 ozs!) silly bands bracelets or stickers to give away. My girls are shy and these help break the ice and the language barrier!
                                                    Great list- I promise if you do these things you will have a great time AND raise some great kids!!!

                                                    • At May 25, 2011
                                                      6:55:02 pm
                                                      Michael Kaye replied
                                                      to :

                                                      Great additions, Kathy. Cheryl Snider of Trip of a Lifetime Fame, btought silly bands to Costa Rica and now I see them everywhere. If you liked my tips, you’ll love some of the other tips. I strongly recommend you go to the links above and check them out.