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Tagged With: travel tips

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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Travel Tips: Passing Time While Waiting to Board Your Flight

Every Tuesday I share travel tips here on the blog. This week I want to share with you a tip for passing time while waiting to board your flight. Last week as I was heading to my gate to work a flight as a flight attendant, I saw a mom who had a great idea … 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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Stay Healthy When Flying: 5 Simple Ways

Flight Attendant Secrets: 5 Ways to Stay Healthy When Flying It can be tough to stay healthy when flying. With the dry air in the airplane, exposure to billions of germs from other travelers, inconsistent sleep schedules, and preservative-filled food, our bodies are in full defense mode when we travel. Flight attendants, pilots, and frequent … Continue reading »

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Trouble Sleeping? 5 Sleep Solutions to Common Problems

Falling Asleep When Away From Home— 5 Sleep Solutions       When traveling, you might find that it’s more difficult to fall asleep. As a flight attendant I’m often staying overnight in new places and have found these sleep solutions that often help me. Hotels can be relaxing, but there can also be a … Continue reading »

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Help! My Child Hates the Beach!

What to do When Your Child Hates the Beach Everyone loves the beach, right? No? What if your child hates the beach? You don’t have to avoid beach vacations forever. Here are some reasons why your child hates the beach and some ideas of ways to overcome them. This post was inspired by Cloud Surfing … Continue reading »

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Milk Options: Flying with Toddler

What milk options do I have flying with my toddler? I came across this photo today and was reminded of that brief period of time, after nursing/formula, when my son John was still very dependent on milk. I was about to take a flight with him, and was trying to figure out the best milk … Continue reading »

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Flying with a Sensory Sensitive Child

Tips for Flying With Your Sensory Sensitive Child Does your child cry or cover their ears at loud noises? Meltdown when too much is going on around them? Shy away from crowds? If you have a sensory sensitive child you may be nervous about flying with him/her, but with careful planning you can have a … Continue reading »

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15 Simple Packing Tips, Tools, Hacks

Simple Packing Tips I’ve been on over 130 flights with my kid/s plus a handful of road trips, so I’ve learned lots of packing tips, tools, and hacks.  For me, packing wisely is one of the keys to enjoying your family travel. But it can be overwhelming! Here are some simple packing tips I use … Continue reading »

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Breastfeeding on a Plane

Tips for Breastfeeding on a Plane Breastfeeding on a plane comes with some challenges. Some babies (mine) are overstimulated and won’t pay attention long enough to nurse. Some babies want to latch on for the entire flight. Mothers might be nervous that other passengers will stare or complain. You may be so squished in small … Continue reading »

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