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How The New Amex Policy Impacts Families

If you’ve heard me rave about Amex Centurion lounges, it’s because they are awesome. I actually try to get to the airport within 45-60 minutes of boarding my flight to enjoy a chef-inspired meal and a massage for free at [...]

March 9, 2017 Posts

The Credit Card Perk I’ll Miss The Most

Last year I was approved for the Citi Prestige and at the time, was one of the most exciting cards to hit the market. Being a Citi Prestige cardholder meant being able to play three free rounds of golf per calendar year at [...]

March 6, 2017 Posts

How Credit Card Applications Impact Your Credit

As someone who relies primarily on credit cards to fund vacations for my family, I’m constantly monitoring my credit score through Credit Karma and Credit Sesame. Almost instantly after I apply for a new credit card, the hard inquiry on my credit from [...]

March 1, 2017 Posts

Saving On Your Next Disney Vacation

Living in South Florida, Disney is an easy 3 hour drive up to see Mickey and friends. Prior to becoming parents, Disney was not at the top of our vacation list but now with Disney princess-obsessed twins, we make it [...]

February 27, 2017 Posts

Music Aids The Mind

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact. For toddlers and preschoolers, music making can be a dynamic social learning experience. Benefits of music for children [...]

February 13, 2017 Posts

Club Bebe Voyage

I recently discovered a cool Facebook group for globetrotting parents called Club Bébé Voyage. To join it, you need to be invited by a member who’s already in the club. Here’s the ground rules on how it works: Once registered, your [...]

February 8, 2017 Posts

Anti-Dad Bod

A couple of years ago, a British research firm reported that the average weight gained during pregnancy is 14 pounds — by the soon-to-be father.  Couvade syndrome is a condition where the father-to-be experiences pregnancy symptoms like weight gain, nausea, [...]

February 1, 2017 Posts

Threes Are The New Twos

The term “THREEnagers” is often overused in our household to characterize our twin toddlers’ behavior. Threenager: A person, 3 years old, possessing the attitude and demeanor of a teenager. We’ve all heard of the terrible twos and all the drama of the [...]

January 18, 2017 Posts

90 Miles Pa’ Cuba

With the new wave of airlines getting the green light by the DOT and Cuba OK’ing U.S. commercial air carriers to fly into Cuba, I’m off to Cuba in 2 weeks. Living in Miami and knowing so many Cuban-Americans personally, [...]

January 11, 2017 Posts

Goodbye 2016

2016, you’ve been an interesting year to put it nicely. I dislike you for many reasons including taking away some of our precious loved ones and bringing us a demented president-elect. In all seriousness, it’s been a rough year for [...]

December 30, 2016 Posts