Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
News & Politics
Religion & Spirituality
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

Bored? Games!
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Mental Health
Blogs / Social Networking
Kidney Disease
Today in History

All times in EST

Full Schedule
g Family Travel Site
Tiffiny Spire
BellaOnline's Family Travel Editor


About the BellaOnline Family Travel Editor

Hello! My name is Tiffiny Spire and I am excited to be the Family Travel editor here at BellaOnline! I believe my passion for traveling stems from a childhood of living in many different places around the United States. Now, if Im in one place for too long, my feet start itching for the road, and I feel the need to start planning my next adventure into the unknown. Luckily for me, my husband has the same passion for traveling that I do. We have visited much of North America. We have sampled some delights in Europe. The next region currently in the planning phase is Central America.

Though traveling became more challenging once our daughter was born, our passion for exploring did not wane a bit. It was important to me to find a way to successfully incorporate my daughter into my traveling lifestyle. I began looking around me for examples of families who traveled with young children. I gleaned as much as I could from these few role models and have put their advice into action repeatedly.

My daughter holds the distinction of being the youngest visitor to the Portland Museum of Fine Arts in Portland, Maine (or so we were told). She was not quite three months old when we took her there on her first road trip which was a five hour drive. At four months, she flew cross-country with me on a six hour flight from Boston to Phoenix. Soon after, we went on a two day road trip from there to New Mexico for a family reunion. All of these early traveling adventures with my infant taught me two things. 1. It is possible to travel with young children and still have an enjoyable trip. 2. Many parents let the fear of traveling with kids keep them from straying too far from home as a family. (I cant tell you how many people told me they were shocked to see me traveling with such a young baby.) My goal here at BellaOnline is to pass on my tried and true tips for traveling successfully with children in hopes that more families will come to enjoy traveling together. You can see more about our family trips in action with tips for traveling with toddlers on my blog at http://www.sparkandpook.com.

Submit a Comment - Suggestion - Request to this Editor

Email Address:

If you're commenting on an article, be sure to say which one! Otherwise the editor won't know which article you are discussing.

NOTE: If you want a response, please make sure to include your email address so we can write back. Also, make sure that any anti-spam blockers you have are set up to allow mail from bellaonline.com! Otherwise our response won't be able to get to you.

Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Twitter Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Facebook Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to MySpace Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Del.icio.us Digg Family+Travel+editor+biography Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Yahoo My Web Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Google Bookmarks Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Stumbleupon Add Family+Travel+editor+biography to Reddit


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Family Travel Newsletter

Past Issues
g features
Free Family Fun in Chicago

Pre-Vacation Checklist

Traveling with a Sick Child

Archives | Site Map


Past Issues

Less than Monthly

BellaOnline on Facebook

| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.

BellaOnline Editor