My Top Tips for a Perfect Fall Family Road Trip!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Heather

“Travel with kids”, sometimes the very words can make a parent panic. It can be hard enough to travel with two people, but throw kids into the mix, and things get complicated. Well… that’s my life. We travel all the time with our two kids in tow. While I feel they are well-behaved kids and I love traveling with them, they inevitably complicate some parts of travel. I am always making sure they are fed, happy, and comfortable. This isn’t always easy, and I am always on the lookout for tools that can help me do the job even better and easier.

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Little Hippo Books - Bringing Books to Life with Augmented Reality!

Monday, September 24, 2018
Heather

I am just amazed by technology sometimes. I can’t believe some of the things we have nowadays. I am always so excited to see the new things my kids get to experience that weren’t even a thought when I was growing up. They have so many new and incredible tools to help them learn and grow. One of these tools recently just blew me away! I love reading with my kids and I love to see their excitement as they really get interested in a story, but this is taken to a whole new level with Little Hippo® Books. Not only does Little Hippo Books have some amazingly cute titles, but they have a little extra surprise in store for your kiddos. These books are brought to life with Augmented Reality! That’s right with the Hippo Magic app. you can make the Little Hippo Book come to life.

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OurPact - The All In One Free Parental Control App & Family Locator!

Monday, September 10, 2018
Heather

My kids' safety is my top priority like It is with all parents, but what does “keeping your kids safe” even mean anymore? Our world is a whole lot more complicated than just making sure they don’t run out into the road. With technology, it has become even harder to keep kids completely safe from anything that could harm them. As parents, we have to think way beyond just their physical safety. Keeping kids safe is a tough job and almost a full time one at that.

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Paris Is Always a Good Idea - Even With Kids

Sunday, September 2, 2018
Heather

“The romance capital of the world”. Most dream of going to Paris with their significant other, but have you thought about taking the kids? I always recommend Paris with kids and usually people are quite surprised to hear that it is a very family friendly destination. Paris has so much to offer kids and families and it’s a shame not to take kids to such a wonderful city.

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BusyKid - chores and allowance simplified with one AMAZING app!

Friday, August 31, 2018
Heather

This summer I started to get really tired of our old chore charts. We write everything down on a paper or clip board, but it never quite gets tracked like it should and I always have a kid telling me later about how they completed a chore when I don’t think they did. It was definitely time to shake things up at our house and I just knew there had to be a better way. I searched around for a better chore chart system and found BusyKid. My kids one complaint was that neither their dad or myself had cash on hand to pay for the chores they had finished. I would joke with my daughter “Do you take a credit card?” she didn’t appreciate that very much. I needed a way for their chore money to just come out of my checking account automatically without any hassle.

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About Mamas Spot

We are a family of four that left it all behind to go travel the world. No, literally we left it all. We sold all of our possessions, packed what we could into four suitcases and said goodbye to suburban life. All we own is now pulled behind us as we travel to new and exciting destinations. Showing our kids the world and teaching them about new cultures, food, and ways of life is now our 9-5.

We love watching our kids learn, and learning along side them. Together we have now explored many new countries, visited family on the other side of the world, and made memories that will last a lifetime.

Welcome to our journey!