Whether you’re a relaxed mom or have a license in helicopter parenting, it’s worth planning out your childcare in advance of your family trip.Read More
When you take a family vacation, make room in your budget for childcare.Read More
How do I map out kid-friendly finds in new destinations? The last place I look is a guidebook.Read More
Forget Cheetahs. Hummingbirds. Lightening strikes. It turns out children are the hardest subjects to photograph.Read More
In trying times on family vacations, moments of positive thinking can help tremendously. Read on for mindfulness tips.Read More
When you’re traveling, it can be hard to avoid restaurants. And you shouldn’t: Some of the best travel experiences are centered on food. Still, it’s smart to plan ahead, and have a trough-load of tricks up your sleeve.
Meet Julia Douglas, a travel consultant and mom-in-chief who jumps on a plane with her kids every chance she gets. Read on for her packing essentials, must-have hotel amenities, and seasoned scheduling tips.
If you’re planning a destination family reunion, or just bringing grandma for (cross your fingers) babysitting, it helps to think of your trip as one long Thanksgiving meal: There are going to be good times and bad, and a bottle of wine is more of a requirement than a suggestion. Below, I’ve created a survival kit.
Nothing is worse than having a feverish child on vacation, especially when you’re unfamiliar with local medical options. A few easy tasks, from packing basic meds in your carry-on to boosting your immune system before your trip, will help you prepare for the unexpected. Read on for the doctor’s orders.
When you’re traveling, it can be hard to avoid restaurants. And you shouldn’t: Some of the best travel experiences are centered on food. Still, it’s smart to plan ahead, and have a trough-load of tricks up your sleeve.Read More
If you’re anxious about renting a child seat from a car rental agency, pick up the phone and call the agency you’re picking up from directly (not the toll-free number). Speak to someone that has their own kids, if possible (I mean, how much did you pay attention to car seats before you had to use one?) and ask these eight questions. You’ll quickly get a sense as to whether or not they take their car seat rentals seriously, or if they’re just an afterthought.Read More