March 5, 2010 - 3:16pm
Louisville.com's family and parenting writer sends her first dispatch from Ecuador
Emily Sales, Louisville.com's family and parenting writer, is in Quito, Ecuador--with her 2-year-old son, Jack. For more background on her trip, read Have baby, will travel.
March 1, 2010 - 11:10am
My mantra for travel is to pack light. This is way easier said than done now that I'm traveling with Jack and all of this baby accoutrement. Here are some of my must-have travel items (almost all from local stores) that will keep your suitcase light and your children happy.
My mantra for travel is to pack light. I learned this lesson several years ago the hard way. As novice travelers, my husband and I packed two ridiculously large suitcases and had to carry them up an eight-flight staircase in Amsterdam that was about as narrow as my attention span. Those Dutch...
February 25, 2010 - 12:20pm
You're never too young or old to learn a new language. Los Monitos Language Center offers instruction in a multitude of languages to all ages.
I took over nine years of Spanish while attending public school and I can safely say that I remember very little. Aside from knowing some random vocabulary and a few dirty words, my Spanish is limited to asking where the bathroom is and singing "La Cucharacha".
February 22, 2010 - 5:24pm
Some tricks of the trade that will help your family fly the not-always-so-friendly skies.
I am in the throes of preparing for a trip to South America with my almost one-year-old son Jack. I've made lists of what I need to pack, investigated what medications we need to ward off typoid (more on this later!) and booked the dog f
February 12, 2010 - 8:27pm
In two and a half weeks, I am flying down to Ecuador by myself with Jack. Yes... you read that correctly, I. Am. Taking. A. Baby. To. South. America. By. Myself. When I tell people this, their faces usually crumple to a mixture of pity, fear and incredulity.
In two and a half weeks, I am flying down to Ecuador by myself with Jack. Yes... you read that correctly, I. Am. Taking. A. Baby. To. South. America. By. Myself. Once we arrive in Quito, we will meet up with my husband (who is doing work in Peru) and some friends who live there and their brand...