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No two families are alike. So, why do so many family vacation packages and tours look the same? At Our Whole Village, we think vacation opportunities should be just as varied and creative as the families who take them! That’s why, today, I’m shining a spotlight on distinct types of family travel. That way, you can find the best fit for your family’s unique interests and needs.

October 25, 2019

Choosing the Best Vacation Destinations with Kids

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Research shows that our views of the world and ourselves are shaped by the personal experiences we encounter throughout life. The more experiences we have, the broader our horizons, the stronger our confidence. This is just one of the many benefits of a family vacation. Keep reading to find out more.

October 23, 2019

15 Compelling Benefits of a Family Vacation

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Electronics have become a go-to way to keep kids entertained in airports, on car rides, and during airplane flights. But what if you’re committed to a week of  unplugged travel and decide to leave electronics behind? Yes, the prospect of flying without gadgets to keep kiddos quiet can feel daunting. But when it comes to […]

November 13, 2018

Unplugged Travel: How to Entertain Kids on a Plane

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Are we harming our kids by restricting the amount of free outdoor play that they enjoy? That’s the question that Angela Hanscom, a pediatric occupational therapist, explores in her book Balanced and Barefoot. Some have coined the term “risky play” to describe the unstructured play that Hanscom discusses. But, for me, this concept brought to […]

October 4, 2018

Adventurous Play & Unplugged Travel with Kids