Hiking with Kids: so they don’t hate it.

My husband and I love hiking.  Being outside, somewhere new, somewhere beautiful, packing all the necessary gear (my favorite part) and putting dirt under my shoes feels just plain good.   I want to go fast.  I want to go high.  I want to go far. The kids are less enthusiastic. I say, “We’re going on…

How will this work?

In order to stay on track and keep the jumble of ideas from getting tangled in my head, I’ve devised a little system for the blog.  This way, you know what to expect and it will probably keep me on track (don’t quote me on that). Mondays: General Posts. Travel tips, Ideas, Rants, your general blog…

The Family Behind the Blog: an introduction

A good place to start, I think.  Let’s jump right in… We are a military family, first off, which really only goes so far as to say that my husband’s career is in the military.  And with any military career, it means we move quite often, two to three times a decade if you’re curious.…

What is TKBT anyway?

 On our most recent family vacay, I said to Jeremy, “we experience an entirely different Europe than people who travel without kids.”   I don’t know what inspired me to say it or even what I really meant by it.  Perhaps I was thinking back to the pre-kids era when Jeremy and I would stumble across cities,…