The Gardens Signature Hotel & Residences: Family Friendly Luxury in the heart of KL

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Heather

Kuala Lumpur has so much to offer travelers and is definitely a destination that should be on everyone’s must visit list. For families it’s a great place to relax, soak in some nature and see fantastic sites. Kuala Lumpur has one of the only rainforests in the middle of a big city, the majestic Petronas Towers and so much more. It also is home to one of the best Family Friendly Luxury accommodations; I’m so happy to be able to introduce you to St. Giles The Gardens – A St Giles Signature Hotel & Residences.

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Greenlight Card: The Simple and Hassle Free Way to Teach Kids Financial Responsibility

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Heather

Becoming financially responsible has been a huge topic in our home recently. With two older kids we want to make sure they are fiscally responsible and we know it’s our job as parents to make sure they are ready for the real world. We have set up budgets and jobs for all of our kids, but it can be difficult to distribute that money to them. Gone are the days of a piggy bank. In this day in age with so much technology it just seems so antiquated.

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Teach Kids Coding the Fun and Easy Way with Code Kingdoms!

Friday, June 15, 2018
Heather

Lately, I am blown away by all the amazing opportunities kids have now days. So much information and technology right at their fingertips. My daughter is nine, and there isn’t anything she can’t easily learn. At her age, I would have had to head to the library and hope they had a book on what I wanted to learn. It was difficult, and I missed a lot of opportunities because of this. I am so grateful, though that it can be different for my daughter. She can do anything she wants and, with practice and focus, learn new abilities and skills.

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U Sathorn - Your Luxurious Family Friendly Retreat In Bangkok

Monday, June 11, 2018
Heather

Thailand… a destination most travelers long to visit. There’s just something so intriguing with the culture, the sites and all the amazing nature it holds. We recently had the opportunity to visit Bangkok and it was definitely a unique experience we will always remember. While we loved the culture, the incredibly friendly people and seeing all sites, but there was one detail that made our trip even more amazing, and that was where we stayed. When looking for a hotel I wanted something family friendly, comfortable and located in the heart of Bangkok. I knew as soon as I saw U Sathorn I had found the perfect resort for our family.

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The MESAY 2.0 translator: Our 2018 Must Have Travel Tool!

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Heather

One of the greatest challenges of traveling is the language barrier. It can mean the difference between having your taxi driver drop you off at the right destination, understanding the food you are eating or even possibly offending someone. I find it a sign of respect to be able to at least communicate basic words when entering a new country, but this can be difficult for someone like me who bounces all around the globe. I currently know pleasantries for five different languages other than my own, but at times that’s not enough. While in France, knowing how to say please, thank you and hello doesn’t get me far when trying to give an address to a taxi. I need to be able to communicate more!

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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!