Justine Ickes

Justine Ickes

Justine Ickes writes about culture, family, travel and people making a difference. She loves curling up with a good book, her two sons and hot cocoa with plenty of marshmallows.

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    Dreaming of Places to Go This Summer? Create memories & enjoy meaningful places together this season.

    Summer is nearly here and the signs signaling the end of the school year are clear.  With some daydreaming, careful planning, and input from our kids, we can look forward to enjoying interesting travel-related experiences together and create great summer memories. Try these four fun activities for making even more out of your trip. Whether close … [Read more...]

    Ready, Set, Read! Winter Classics For Family Reading Time

    Holidays are great for family bonding. But after your twentieth game of Mario Kart, you may be wishing for quiet time. When that happens, why not unplug the gadgets and connect with your family through reading? Here are eight classic children’s books that celebrate the wonders of the season, plus easy, fun and educational activities your family … [Read more...]