I love this time of year. Watching my small children enjoy these traditions makes this time so special. In the upcoming months take a moment to reflect and slow down. Yes, it takes effort to slow down - especially with the impending holiday rush, but how else can you treasure the memories being made if you are too busy to enjoy them? Let’s try and be intentional, put our phones away, and gather together…be present! For fresh common sense tips on holiday travel read “To Grandmother’s House We Go” inside the Travel Guide this issue.