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Travel Tips

Challenges of Flying With Autism

Five Ways to Meet the Challenges of Flying: It’s April, which is Autism Awareness Month. More than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder, so chances are you know someone, or even many people, with an autism diagnosis. These five ways to meet the challenges of flying with autism can help children without … Continue reading »

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Ask a Flight Attendant Mom

Questions about Flying With Kids? Ask a Flight Attendant Mom! I put this question up on my personal Facebook page, and I want to expand it to the rest of you! I’m a 17 year flight attendant for a major airline, a mom of two kids, ages 9 and 4, who have been on over … Continue reading »

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What to Look For in a Family Friendly Hotel

Top Items That Make a Hotel Family Friendly Searching for a family friendly hotel? Today I was in a discussion with other family travel bloggers about what amenities or designs we look for in a hotel. The conversation inspired me to list items that are important to me when I travel with my family. When … Continue reading »

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New York Botanical Garden Child Review

This past weekend we visited the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Holiday Train Show. We were lucky and won tickets through our local Macaroni Kid organization (a great resource to discover events and resources for families). The NYBG Holiday Train Show ran from  November 19, 2016-January 16, 2016, so it is over for this season. But … Continue reading »

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Island Vacation Packing

Extras to Pack for an Island Vacation When you’re preparing for an island vacation, you might want to pack some things you don’t pack for every trip. Here are the extra things we pack for our annual island vacation to St. Thomas, USVI. Save yourself money and hassle by bringing these things with you. Lantern … Continue reading »

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5 Step Packing: Flying With Kids

Packing in 5 Simple Steps As I was packing last week I finally recognized my method. Here, in 5 simple steps, is how I pack when I’m flying with kids. Check back every Tuesday for a new Travel Tips post. And I love to have new followers! Find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. … Continue reading »

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Christmas Stockings

Christmas in a Hotel Do flight attendants ever get the chance to hang Christmas stockings on Christmas Eve? As a flight attendant I often have to fly on holidays. Although it varies by company and location, flight attendants usually have to work 30+ years before they can hold Christmas eve and Christmas Day off! Flight … Continue reading »

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Best Travel Gifts for Toddlers

23 Travel Gifts for Toddlers If you’re looking for travel gifts for toddlers, I’ve got you covered! Here I list 23 of our favorite toys, equipment, and food ideas for your traveling toddler. I go beyond the standard suggestions with lots of unique ideas. Which ones are your favorites? I’d love to hear from you … Continue reading »

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Flying with Toddlers

The Best of: Flying With Toddlers Flying with toddlers can be fun, but age 1-3 is probably the most challenging age to deal with then traveling. Since toddlers are less able to express themselves than older children, they can get easily frustrated and act out. Toddlers have an unbelievable amount of energy and hate sitting … Continue reading »

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Best Travel Gift Ideas for Infants

Here are some of the best travel gift ideas for infants I can recommend. From clothes to toys to equipment, they’re all things that will make family travel more pleasant. (Amazon Affiliate links are used in this post for your shopping convenience. When you make a purchase through these links I may receive a small … Continue reading »

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