Tamara Schroeder

Author Bio:

Tamara is a wife, mom of 2, runner and self described word nerd who is fueled by coffee or wine. Irreverent and witty, she started running to battle postpartum depression and to find a better version of herself. Her Blog, That Tam I Am, is her space to say what she wants, when she wants.


Posts by Tamara Schroeder:

Las Vegas for All Ages: 4 Things Vegas Has to Offer That Kids Will Love!

Posted on: April 7, 2017

My husband and I took our second trip to Las Vegas when our son was seven months old. We left him and his three-year old sister behind with Grandma, but unlike our first trip before we had kids, an all-nighter seemed like a cruel punishment rather than a goal, and
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Vacation Homework – What to Read, Watch and Listen to Before You Go!

Posted on: November 9, 2016

The usual pre-vacation research can be somewhat tedious. Hotel accommodations and car rentals and maps may be a must, but It’s time to infuse some fun into the process. What better way to do that than a bit of twist on the usual to-do list. Go ahead and pore over
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London Calling – A High-Low view of the UK’s Capital!

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Whenever I start planning a trip, I fall into a weird, momentary trap, where I think I can travel like Britney Spears: unlimited Cristal in first-class, high-end luxury suites and hand-fed truffle oil tartare by a Michelin-star chef for dinner. Here’s how it usually plays out: my kids fight over
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Do Chicago, Movie-Style!

Posted on: March 25, 2016

I have a serious soft spot for Chicago. My first media trip was to the Windy City, where I had a chance to explore Michigan Avenue (known by tourists as the Magnificent Mile) on my own. I had the chance to visit again a few years later, when my husband’s
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How to Survive a Family Holiday

Posted on: December 18, 2015

It’s that time of year when the world falls in love and every song you hear seems to say that the countdown is on until you gather together for the family holiday and all try to make it out of the season alive. Even if you actually love your family and
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The Theory of Travel Relativity

Posted on: November 18, 2015

  If you didn’t horribly flunk out of high school physics as I did (I was always better with Shakespeare than the science of space and time), you probably studied Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. I still have no idea what it actually means, but since I love words, I came
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Fewer Crowds, Fewer Dollars – Why Off Season Travel is Great for Families!

Posted on: September 11, 2015

You planned the ultimate “staycation” and explored all the local wonders you could find this summer. And who can blame you? Travelling during high season can be expensive and crowded if you’re going to a popular destination. So while my friends are off on their summer holidays, I bask in
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Road Trip Music: Songs for Every Mile!

Posted on: March 9, 2015

If there’s one thing our family loves, it’s a good road trip. Correction: If there’s one thing my husband and I love, it’s a good road trip. The kids are still pretty young and “tolerate” is probably a better word for them. We’ve been hitting the road since long before
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Kickstart your Travels with Coca-Cola at Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Attention soccer fans: Do not despair now that the World Cup has ended. Coca-Cola and Sheraton Hotels feel your pain and want to keep the spirit alive with a new promotion that allows travelers the chance to enjoy Coke products and take home some FIFA World Cup collectibles as souvenirs. Until July
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Family Travel: Road Tripping to Spokane

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Normally the idea of being trapped in a car with my kids for several hours makes me cringe. I adore road trips, but my perception of them has been greatly altered with the addition of young children. However the drive to Spokane, Washington is an annual family tradition I can
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