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Tagged With: family travel

Where to Find Inexpensive Busy Bag Items

4 Stores for Inexpensive Busy Bag Items: Crafts and Toys on a Budget I’m always on the look out for good toys and activities for travel. These four stores are where I find the inexpensive busy bag toys and activities that the kids and I like best. Do you have inexpensive busy bag items to … 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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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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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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How to Prevent Losing Your Kids in Crowds

As parents, our job is to keep our children safe. When traveling, that job doesn’t change, but the surroundings and dangers are different from at home. Here are ideas for ways to prevent losing your kids in crowds. Even the most compliant children could get separated in a crowd, so you need to have a … Continue reading »

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5 Steps to Take Before Flying With Kids

Flying with kids is great because you get to view the world through their eyes. They get excited about things you’ve taken for granted, and they give you a fresh outlook on the world. But flying with kids can be stressful and challenging, and it does require a little more planning. Here are 5 steps … Continue reading »

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5 Pro Tips for Long Haul Flights with Toddlers

Planning For Long Haul Flights With Toddlers A reader recently asked for tips for flying long haul flights with toddlers. So far the longest flight I’ve been on with my kids was scheduled 6 hours, becoming 10 hours long with delays and diversions. I reached out to some of other great family travel bloggers and … Continue reading »

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Useful Extras to Pack for Your Next Vacation

Make Hotel Stays More Pleasant With These 9 Items We just ended a week long vacation in Newport, RI. I have discovered a few extras to pack that make our hotel stay more pleasant. None of the items are “must haves”, but they do make your vacation a little more comfortable. 1) Soft Tissues Chances … Continue reading »

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Mistakes to Avoid When Flying With Infant

13 Mistakes to Avoid When Flying With Infant Travel like a pro when you know what mistakes to avoid when flying with infants. As a flight attendant mom I have either made these mistakes or observed them on my flights. This post is the first of a two-part series. Every Tuesday I publish tips for … Continue reading »

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