Highlights from Vancouver Island

Although it’s taken me weeks to finish writing about this trip, our time in Victoria went by far too quickly. I mentioned in my previous post that we only managed half of our planned activities each day, mostly thanks to the reality of toddlers: leaving the house takes much longer than you can imagine. Our…

Disney Alaska, Part 2: Tracy Arm Fjord

On our second sea day aboard the Disney Wonder, we sailed into Tracy Arm fjord under a brilliant sky. The entrance to the fjord is serene and beautiful, with tree-covered island dotting the water just outside our stateroom. The fjord itself is breathtaking. A landscape of rocky mountains climb out of the sea as if…

The Family Vacation We’d Rather Forget

A general rule of the modern family: social media is lying to you. It’s easy to share the good times, the funny stories, the cute photos, to present a family life that’s perfectly Instagramable in every way. Whether we’re ashamed of our dark moments or simply omitting the ugly bits to paint a better memory,…