Meagan Wristen, Single TravelingMom

Meagan Wristen, Single TravelingMom

Meagan Wristen is a freelance writer and mom to three kids, Noah 15, Eden 13, and Jonah 9. Newly divorced and embracing life as a single mom, Meagan continues to travel solo and with her kids. She believes that just because your single doesn't mean you can't take your kids around the world. Meagan can also be found blogging about family travel and more at www.MommyTravels.net.


Fairmont Singapore a Family-Friendly Hotel Perfect for Overcoming Jet Lag

When you are flying somewhere internationally like Singapore, the first hotel you stay in becomes more important because you will need quality sleep to help you overcome jet lag. Fairmont Singapore luxury hotel is an ideal place to stay when first arriving in the country. This upscale hotel will offer you the rest you need. From the quiet surroundings to the delicious food, they have just what you need to get acclimated to the new time zone. For the first time ever, the kids and I went to Asia and our first stop was Singapore. By the time we landed...

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Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort in Thailand

Taking your kids to Phuket, Thailand is truly a trip of a lifetime. In order to make sure you have the best trip possible, stay at a family-friendly hotel. Kids and parents alike will enjoy staying at Novotel Phuket Surin Beach resort. Over spring break, the kids and I visited Phuket, Thailand. I was a little uneasy taking my kids to Asia by myself, but when I got there I realized it was a non issue. I stuck to affordable family-friendly hotels and vetted tours. Novotel Phuket Surin Beach The first hotel we stayed at was Novotel Phuket Surin Beach...

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10 Things to do in Salem, Oregon with Kids

Salem, Oregon is fairly overlooked since it is just outside of Portland, but it too is a family friendly destination. There are lots of fun and educational things to do in Salem, Oregon with the kids. Find out what to do with kids, where the family friendly restaurants are, and where to stay in Salem, Oregon. 10 Things to do in Salem, Oregon with Kids Salem, Oregon may not be a go to destination for families, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of things to do with kids here. In fact, there are lots of things to do in...

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Set Yourself Free with a Girlfriends Getaway in Vegas

Did you just get divorced and become a single mom? Find out why you need a girlfriends getaway to Las Vegas. Take a vacation from stress and depression and head to Vegas to celebrate your new life. Just because things did not go your way previously does not mean that’s the way things will be forever. Embrace the new and kick it off with bang.             A Girlfriends Getway Kicks Off a New Life For the last 7 years I have written as the Military TravelingMom, but I am no longer a military wife...

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Secrets to a Budget-Friendly Family Vacation in Orlando

Want to head to Orlando, but your budget isn’t cooperating? With a little strategic planning and some best practices, you can find yourself enjoying the country’s number one vacation spot sooner than you think. Read on to learn one TMOM’s secrets to a budget-friendly family vacation in Orlando. Then start planning!     Secrets to a Budget-Friendly Family Vacation in Orlando I put together this handy guide for a budget-friendly family vacation in Orlando. It features almost everything you need to know about pinching those pennies as much as possible. It IS possible to cut down on costs in...

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Parents Weekend Getaway to Cincinnati

Cincinnati, Ohio is an excellent city for a weekend getaway. It’s within driving distance of many other cities, so it’s easy to get to. Once you arrive you are greeted with many activities indoor and outdoor. Plus, the restaurant and bar scene is killer. Read on to find out where to stay, where to eat, and what to do in Cincinnati on a parents weekend getaway with out kids. Parents Weekend Getaway to Cincinnati Need a getaway, but do not want to have to go too far from the kids? If you are anywhere near Cincinnati, you should pack...

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7 Free Family Activities in Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California has long been an excellent destination for families to visit. With so many things to do it’s easy to fill up everyday, but this doesn’t mean you have to spend a bunch of  money. Here you will find an abundance of free things to do in Palm Springs and throughout the greater Palm Springs area. Here are 7 free family activities in Palm Springs for you and your family to enjoy. When your family vacations in Palm Springs, there is so much to do and see including many free things to do. I visited Palm Springs earlier this...

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18 Best Free Things to Do in Portland, Oregon with Kids

Oh Portland, Oregon, oh how I love thee. Let me count the ways: 18. Eighteen ways to have fun for free in Portland. From museums to crazy over-the-top play places to some of the best hiking in the Pacific Northwest, here are the 18 best free things to do in Portland with kids. Fun Free Things to Do in Portland Playdate PDX offers free admission every last Wednesday of the month to anyone who brings two cans of food for the Oregon Food Bank. Here your kids can climb, slide, and play for hours. While you enjoy wifi and a beer. Punch...

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Free Things to Do with Kids in Panama City Beach FL

Panama City Beach Fl., not to be confused with Panama City, the next town over, is in northwestern Florida. It offers a welcoming mix of Southern charm and sugar white sand, with plenty of fresh seafood befitting its location on the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you are here for a family getaway or with a group of friends, you will find plenty of fun free things to do in Panama City Beach. Fun Free Things to Do in Panama City Beach Fl Long known for its emerald-green waters and sugar white sandy shores, Panama City Beach is a year-round warm-weather...

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Blue Star Museums 2016 – Free Admission for Military Members

Every summer since 2002, Blue Star Museums offers free admission to the nation’s service members, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  This year, more than 2,000 museums in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the program. This year’s Blue Star Museums represent not just fine arts museums, but also science museums, history museums, nature centers, and dozens of children’s museums. If you are a military member you should check out their website anytime you are traveling and hit a museum or two!...

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