Parenthood and Passports - Texas

Why Texas in spring

I grew up in a very busy part of the world. For the first 18 years of my life I lived in Northern Virginia, right outside of Washington, D.C.. The trees were tall and the grass was green. It was nice, but busy. Hardly ever did I stop and smell the flowers. Then in 2005…

Parenthood and Passports - Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located just west of downtown. Not to be confused with the Fort Worth Water Gardens that are made primarily of concrete and water,  the botanic garden offers 110 acres of beautiful green space where you can freely roam. Although there are some exhibits that cost to enter, like the…

Parenthood and Passports - Fort Worth Stockyards

Historic Fort Worth Stockyards

Texas is one of those states that people have preconceived ideas of before they visit. Whether those ideas are derived from old western movies set in Texas or from the many  country music songs that mention the Lone Star State , Texas – perhaps more than any other place in the USA – has a…

Parenthood and Passports - Baby in a winery

You have a baby… In a winery 

Yes, we are those parents. It was baby’s first vacation, and we took our dear, sweet, innocent infant to a winery. Becker Vineyards Winery in Texas to be exact. Avery had just turned two months old last spring when my husband and I decided we needed to rejoin the land of the living. After eight…