Orlando’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

  While attending this year’s Mom 2.0 conference in  Orlando, Florida last week we decided to explore Universal Studios Citywalk. Among its multiple eateries, we discovered w the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen. Imagine walking into a 19th Century Willy Wonka style steampunk Chocolate Factory. From the decor to the ambiance and the wonderful… Read More

Family Weekend at the Balboa Bay Beach Resort

The classy Balboa Bay Beach Resort, on 1221 West Coast Highway in  Newport Beach, overlooks the waters of the Pacific Ocean. This establishment’s spacious rooms and convenient location make it an ideal hotel for families that wish to experience California’s Orange County area. In fact, the resort is only a short distance away from the beach,… Read More

Taking your Kids with Autism to Jordan

      Travelers looking for a unique travel destination should put the country of Jordan on their bucket list. Despite the unrest, its northern neighbor is experiencing and the resulting influx of refugees, Jordan is a thriving tourist destination. A relatively small country, its rich history and a plethora of family-friendly sites make it the… Read More

A Family Day in Salem Massachusetts

Witchcraft and Halloween are often closely associated. But back in 1600s Salem, witchcraft was a wild accusation that could easily lead to the death of the accused with little real evidence. This dark period in history is still remembered and preserved in the original Salem Massachusetts location. Here, you can practically walk through history. Salem,… Read More

Taking Your Kids to Paris Churches

Paris is beautiful. Whether you’re traveling on your own or traveling with family, there is something for everyone in your family to enjoy. From priceless art exhibits to delicious food to unique shopping boutiques and more, Paris is the city to visit if you have a thirst for adventure, a passion for history or an… Read More

The Autism Friendly Reagan Library and Museum

During his fifty-year career, Ronald Reagan inspired US citizens and world leaders to aspire to and to achieve more than they had previously imagined. His legacy lives on for all to embrace and to discover at the Reagan Presidential Library where notable public figures, exhibits, and ongoing events depict and showcase Ronald Reagan’s esteemed values,… Read More

How Autism Friendly are Stingray Shore Excursions

As the holidays are approaching, many parents have contacted the website with questions about the different shore excursions offered by the various cruise lines in the Caribbean. Since many of them involve animal encounters, I thought I’d answer Leandra’s question about the stingray encounter on the Grand Cayman Island and how appropriate it would be for… Read More

Taking your Kids with Autism to Florence

  Alright parents, let’s be honest for a moment; traveling with kids is not always the most fun thing to do in the world. Now don’t get me wrong, there is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to show them the world, in fact, I encourage it! But the truth is it can be very stressful… Read More

Family Stay at the Westin Grand Central Hotel NYC

As frequent travelers to New York, we’ve always opted to stay in one of two areas-Times Square or Central Park.Last month, for a change of pace, we decided to try the Westin New York Grand Central Hotel and see how family friendly it is.The property with over 700 rooms and suites is close to Grand… Read More

Surviving Sequestration When Traveling With Kids

Several parents to kids with autism have approached me this week asking for tips to help them navigate the sequestration chaos. As the NY times article points out; delays can vary anywhere from 10-50 minutes depending on the airport. What is clear is that these delays will persist (unless the crisis is solved)  as summer travel peaks in… Read More

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