Meagan Shamy

Welcome to Mommy Travels a family travel blog with an occasional book or movie review, craft, military topic or recipe thrown in.

My 3 kids

I’m Meagan, a busy mom to three kids, ages 15, 12, and 9. My email is MommyTravels at aol.com.

You can find me on twitter @MeaganShamy and on facebook.

I am originally from Texas,  love Tex-Mex food, and a proud Texas Tech Red Raider. I love God. I enjoy gardening, even though I’m not very good at it. I love to read and enjoy a glass of wine while I sit in the hammock I weaved in Honduras.  I enjoy writing and hanging out with my family and my girlfriends. Currently I can be found near Portland, Oregon!

It has been my experience as an Air Force military wife being dragged moving all over the country: Texas, Mississippi, Oregon 3x, Idaho, Florida, Nevada, Alabama, Georgia, and Honduras) that has given me a hatred for moving love for travel.  Each time we moved I wanted to enjoy and explore the areas around us.  As our family grew our travel had to become more kid friendly. As, time went on I became a single mom, but that hasn’t stopped us from traveling the world. That’s how this  family travel blog came to be and I hope you enjoy it.


I can also be found writing regularly as one of Traveloicty’s Gnational Gnomads, the Single TravelingMom at www.TravelingMom.com, and as the Portland area expert at www.10best.com.

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Meet Mommy Travels

Hello! I'm Meagan Wristen a travel writer living in Portland, Oregon. I'm a momma of 3 who loves creating memories with each of them one trip at a time. My hope is to invigorate others to do the same with their children. ...................................................... ¡Hola! Soy Meagan Wristen freelance de viajes escritor que vive en Portland, Oregon. Soy una mamá de 3 que le encanta crear recuerdos con cada uno de ellos un viaje a la vez. Mi esperanza es vigorizar a otros a hacer lo mismo con sus hijos.



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