Wendy Batdorff-Miller

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The 9 best sleeping bags:

“Yes, I slept in my 0-degree bag in my 70-degree living room, happier than in my bed.”

Backpacking

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

10 Phenomenally Cheap Flights to Europe This Summer

You won't want to miss these.<p>The combination of cheap fuel, increased airline competition, and a strong U.S. dollar means that a summertime trip to …

It’s Cheap Flights Season — Here Are Some Insane Deals You Can Book Right Now

It may be hard to accept, but the truth is that travel doesn’t have to be more expensive than life at home. It can even be <i>less</i> expensive, depending on where you go and when. You spend money everyday at home, don’t you? That cash could easily be spent seeing someplace new. Yet, cost is often cited …

Travel Industry

What Do We Tell The Children?

Tell them, first, that we will protect them.<p>“What should I say to my students after the election if Trump wins?” a principal asked me recently. Good question. What should we tell our children?<p>Tell them, first, that we will protect them. Tell them that we have democratic processes in the U.S. that …

Donald Trump

The 8 Most Impressive Features Of The Obamas' Post White House Home

After President Obama leaves the White House, he and his family will be moving into a 9 bedroom home in a wealthy D.C. neighborhood. Take a look at …

Parenting Fatigue: How to Overcome Discouragement

Mid-term reports are out for my 13-year-old son. It is easy to see his progress as a student--the homework he has completed or not, the tests he aced and those he failed. It even shows his effort. While not always an accurate assessment of his abilities and actions, it is a benchmark. He does not …