Kuleen Lashley, Kid-at-Heart TravelingMom

Kuleen Lashley, Kid-at-Heart TravelingMom

Kuleen Lashley is a self-described “kids whisperer”. Random children discover her as she travels, some even hold her hand in line and have hopped on a ride with her at Disney World. Her own kids are now teens, but her fun-loving family still prefers travel locations and activities recommended for kids. Kuleen loves all things Disney. Proof of that? She married her husband Eric at the Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World. Her family frequently travels to The Most Magical Place on Earth along with her parents that live across the street, and her siblings and their families. Kuleen blogs about her life at MySmall.World.


The Ultimate List of Travel Tips for Family Vacations

We asked TravelingMom fans to share a travel tip in our Instagram challenge, sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance. WOW! The response was overwhelming. These are just some of the travel tips for family vacations from over 950 Instagram posts. This post is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) and I have received financial compensation. Thank you to all our TravelingMom fans that participated in our Instagram challenge. We loved looking at your pictures, and your family travel tips are great. There were so many; we simply could not fit them all in one post. But you can...

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The Truth About Family Travel

What makes your family travel memorable? What do you do when vacation disasters strike? How do you keep your family organized? Find out the truth about family travel from the TravelingMom Twitter party sponsored by Residence Inn. Do your family vacations come off without a hitch? Or maybe your family travels are more like the Griswalds in Vacation? Find out the truth about family travel, how we prepare for our family travels, and what we do when a vacation disaster strikes. What Makes Family Travel Memorable? TravelingMom asked our fans what makes their family trips memorable. For many, the...

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Summer Travel Plans and the Importance of Travel Insurance

Have you made summer travel plans? Do you plan ahead or wait until the last minute? Which is most important – budget, timing or destination? Have you had any travel fails? Learn what our fans had to say during our Twitter chat with TravelingMom and Allianz travel insurance Disclosure: Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) sponsored this post, and I have received financial compensation. During our #TMOM Twitter chat, TravelingMoms and fans shared tips and tricks for planning, packing, and saving money on vacation. We also revealed our biggest travel fails and talked about the importance of protecting our vacation...

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National Parks Chat with Moon Travel Guides

Moon Travel Guides and TravelingMom chatted with Twitter fans about our national parks. We discovered which park is most loved, what parks people can’t wait to visit, and whether families prefer roughing it or staying in style. We also learned kid-friendly tips for planning your trip, staying occupied during long road trips, and how to stay safe while having fun at a national park. There are over 55 national parks in the United States, and it is no surprise that they are a top family vacation destination. Moon Travel Guides recently added five new national park travel guides to...

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Disney World Quick Service Dining Dos and Don’ts

What the rest of the world calls fast food, Walt Disney calls Quick Service Dining. These are the restaurants where guests order at a counter, get their food on a tray and find a table on their own. For the most part, Disney Quick Service Restaurants work the same way. But there are a few Dos and Don’ts that will improve your Disney dining experience. After 20+ visits to Disney World, I consider myself a Disney Quick Service Dining expert. I actually pride myself on the ability to do Disney Dining the RIGHT way. More than once, cast members...

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Where to Find Texas Bluebonnets

They say that April showers bring May flowers, but in Texas, it is the winter rains that bring the beautiful wildflowers of spring. Taking your picture in a field of bluebonnets is a rite of passage for every child in Texas. Learn more about the Texas state flower and where to find them.   Where to Find Texas Bluebonnets Pictures in the bluebonnets are a rite a passage for Texas children. I remember my parents stopping on the side of the road to take our pictures for the family Christmas card. Fields of bluebonnets line the rural highways in...

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Walt Disney World Magical Express

Guests of a Walt Disney World Resort hotel can save money and skip long lines at the car rental counters by using the Disney Magical Express. Kid at Heart TravelingMom Kuleen guides you through each step of the process from reservation to your return home. Are you planning a trip to Disney World? Don’t make a Disney Magical Express $80 Mistake like TravelingMom Julie Bigboy. Read these tips, sit back, relax, and let Disney do the driving! Disney World Magical Express: The Basics The Magical Express is a free airport shuttle service available to all guests of a Disney...

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The Complete Bahamas Guide for First Time Visitors

With soft sand beaches and turquoise blue waters so clear you can see the bottom, it is no wonder that Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas are top family travel destinations. Whether you visit for a day from your cruise ship or fly in for a longer trip, stop first here for the complete Bahamas guide for first-time visitors. We’ve got everything from where to stay, what to buy, how to get around and a list of the best things to do in the Bahamas with kids (many of them free). Visiting the Bahamas I have visited the Bahamas twice....

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5 Reasons to Visit Georgetown, Texas

Georgetown, Texas, is more than just a pit stop on the road between Dallas and San Antonio. Located 30 miles north of Austin on Interstate 35, it is the Williamson County seat and home to The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas. The Red Poppy Capital is known for its beautiful hike and bike trail and outdoor recreation activities. It is also the hometown of Kid at Heart Traveling Mom Kuleen Lashley. Despite growing up in nearby Austin, I knew little about Georgetown, Texas, before my husband and I made it our home. The next time you drive down...

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Romance at Disney World

When you think of romantic travel destinations, Walt Disney World may not be the first place that comes to mind. But the Most Magical Place on Earth isn’t just the top spot for family vacations. It is also a top-ranked location for honeymoons and destination weddings. It is also a growing destination for engagements. Disney World bride and TravelingMom Kuleen Lashley shares her tips for romance at Disney World. Romance at Disney World In 1995, my husband and I got married in an intimate ceremony at the Polynesian Resort in Walt Disney World. After countless trips to Disney with...

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