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Tips for Successful Potty Training During Travel

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PottyTrainTogether #CollectiveBias Potty training is a rite of passage for all families with toddlers, but the process can be full of hiccups, pitfalls, and setbacks. When you throw travel into the mix, things get even harder. Have you ever …

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A Winter Weather Travel Gamble that Paid Off (Plus Winter Air Travel Tips!)

Traveling by plane during winter months – particularly with kids – can sometimes be a risky proposition. One good winter storm and your best laid travel plans may quickly go down the tubes. Young kids aren’t exactly patient with travel delays (or patient with anything, for that matter) so these situations can be especially stressful for …

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It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Seat Me Next to My 2 Year Old on a Plane

Oh, seat assignments.  They are the stuff of nightmares for parents flying with small kids.  If you travel with kids, you’ve probably heard a horror story from a friend or experienced a tough situation yourself. “Can you believe that the airline tried to seat my toddler 18 rows away from me?”  Yes.  Sadly, yes I can. Up until …

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7 Tips for Staying Healthy on a Plane

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division, the makers of SUDAFED®. I received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Although I have mostly happy memories in …

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5 Essential Things to Do the Day BEFORE Flying with Kids

Traveling with kids involves a lot of preparation. Before any trip, you’ve likely spent dozens of hours researching and booking plane tickets, hotels, and rental cars. You’ve perused guidebooks and read your favorite family travel blogs to get tips for getting the most out of your destination with kids. Some of the most important preparation happens …

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Airport Scavenger Hunt: Entertainment for a Long Layover or Flight Delay

Thanks to Best Buy for sponsoring this post!  As always, all opinions are my own. Have you ever been stuck with your kids in an airport for an extended period of time thanks to a long layover or flight delay?  Keeping your kids and yourself entertained is essential to avoid succumbing to boredom.  You can …

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How to Survive Flying with a Lap Toddler

Flying with toddlers is hard. They are fully mobile, totally opinionated, and incapable of all reason and logic at the most inopportune moments. But why stop there? If you are really up for a family travel challenge, fly with your toddler in your lap. Up until your little one’s second birthday, your child is eligible …

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7 Tips for Surviving Travel during the Diaper Years

I love traveling with my kids, no matter what age and stage.  I’m currently in the middle, however, of one of the more infamous stages of travel… the toddler travel years.  Although I’ve been blessed with a very mellow and happy second child, it isn’t always easy having him along for the ride. One thing I …

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