Our Rules When We Cruise With Our Kids


I love to take cruises with my kids because it a great chance for the family to relax and spend quality time together.   I also think that as a responsible parent there should be very clear rules about how children should behave on a cruise ship.   Also kids and teens need to be aware of… [Continue Reading]

Thanks to Cruise Line Flexibility, We’ve Changed our Plans for 2013


(Photo Courtesy of Andreas Depping at Cruiseship-Gallery.de)
About 10 months ago we booked our cruise for 2013. It was to be a dream 20th anniversary cruise for my husband and I featuring a spectacular itinerary from Sydney, Au, to French Polynesia ending in Hawaii. However, we had been looking for a way… [Continue Reading]

Poll Results in on Missing School for Cruise


First a huge “Thank You” to all our readers who responded to our poll. The results are in and our readers are split on whether or not they would allow their children to miss school for a family cruise vacation. A full 48% of our readers said that they would take… [Continue Reading]

Family Cruises Might Mean Missing Some School, But Its Worth It


Planning a family cruise around both school and work schedules can be extremely difficult. Yet, for my family spending quality vacation time together, away from the stress and schedules of our every day life, is an important part of raising my children to be loving, responsible, and well adjusted adults.
A… [Continue Reading]