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Preparing Children for First-Time Air Travel

A lot of information is out there on how to fly with babies and toddlers — keeping them amused during flights, bringing snacks, how to deal with mid-flight tantrums, etc. But few places even mention how you can — and should — prepare your older child ahead of time for flying and for the airport […]

How to Handle Jet Lag with Kids

You’ve always dreamed of introducing your kids to new cultures, but forgot about one minor detail. Jet lag. Those two words are enough to make sleep-deprived parents shudder. Jet lag is hard for everybody, but is nearly unbearable when you have cranky kids to care for. Although there is no magic formula to cure jet […]

Hiking with Toddlers 101

When you had kids, you swore you would do all of the same things you did when you were young, carefree and only answered to yourself. Then reality set in and you realized everything with a toddler requires a creative new strategy. Lacing up your hiking boots for the first time and trekking off with […]

What to Pack While Cruising with a Baby

The all-inclusive, put-your-feet-up, don’t-have-to-think vacation atmosphere is almost too appealing to pass up. For those with young children and babies in tow, this includes you. Yes, traveling with a baby or toddler has its own set of rules, but new parents don’t have to miss out on the fun just because they have a little […]

Gear for Your Family Beach Vacation

Summer entices the wanderlust in all of us. Paired with time off from school, vacation time from work and a chance to catch up before real life sets back in, it’s the most-traveled time for families. Pack a few must-haves for an easy breezy summer beach vacation. Babies Protect the little ones from the sun […]

Theme Park-Ready Baby Carriers

Moving around a new space with young children, your belongings and yourselves can be tiresome enough, but add in a family trip to the theme park and it’s a different story. You now have to go on rides, play games and explore all there is to see with children in tow. Insert baby carriers, slings […]