England

If this were an Olympic event, I'm sure he'd be competitive!

Preparing for the London Olympics

Please click on photo for full-size version. Here's Teddy doing his own version of the long jump. This photo was taken in the "Green Room" outside the National Theatre in London - the giant sofa, table, and chair are all covered with artificial …

Visiting the War Memorial Garden at Christ Church College, Oxford University

Visiting Oxford with kids

Oxford, England is obviously a place I really love and think is great to visit with kids as I've written no fewer than three other Monday Dreaming posts about it. But the fact is that we were there for a too-brief two days and I've been dreaming of a …

Waiting for a bus at the Oxford train station

After 9 years of family travel, I still haven’t figured out jet lag

It's taken me nearly a year, but next week I'll be writing my last post about our trip to England (still to cover: What to do in Oxford with kids). As I was looking through my pictures in preparation to write that post, I came across this …

Statue of Queen Victoria in Windsor

Mondays are for dreaming: Visiting Windsor with kids

It's nearly a year ago now that we visited Windsor, weekend home to the royal family and a generally lovely suburb of London. I'm not sure that many American tourists think of adding Windsor to their itineraries, but we found it to be one of the more …

Eating out with kids in London at The Chandos

Eating out with kids in London: The Chandos

I'm a big fan of British pubs and think that everyone who visits England should spend some time relaxing in one with a beer. But when you are traveling as a family it can be tricky to find a pub that is both appropriate for children (they are bars …