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Why & How You Should Be Planning 2021 Travel NOW

The year 2020 is finally coming to a close. All of us are looking forward to a new year more than ever. I’m going to let you in on a little travel blogger secret that is essential to your travel planning for 2021. Every year on December 26, the traffic on your favorite travel blogs …

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Every Kid Outdoors: Guide to National Parks with 4th Graders

This post is sponsored by Perseus Books. All opinions are my own. My family was able to take advantage of a pretty amazing travel discount a couple of years ago thanks to my then 4th grade daughter. The National Park Service has a program called Every Kid Outdoors (formerly known as Every Kid in a …

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Tips for Traveling Safely & Responsibly as America Reopens

Parts of America are slowly starting to reopen. Many people are starting to incorporate travel of some sort back into their lives. While we all feel differently about the risks of this development and not all of us can personally take this risk, it is the reality. Some percentage of the country is traveling now. …

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Guide to Canceling and Booking Future Travel in Uncertain Travel Times

In less than a month, travel all around the world has come to an almost complete halt. Borders are closed, planes are flying nearly empty, and previously busy airports are ghost towns. As strange and uncertain as things seem today, we all know that travel will return. What we don’t know, of course, is when.  …

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Stopping Travel? Travel-Related Things to Do at Home Instead Right Now

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9 Tips For Handling Naps & Sleep Schedules While Traveling With Baby

Planning to travel with a baby? You’ve probably worked hard to establish good sleep habits and a naptime schedule back home. Many parents naturally fear that the schedule changes that come with traveling with their little one will undo all that hard work. But naps and early bedtimes can really eat into the time you’d …

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Tips for Summer Road Trips with Toddlers & Preschoolers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. The summer travel season is almost here! For many families, summers are all about epic road trips. But road tripping with kids – especially toddlers and preschoolers – isn’t always …

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Lyft and Uber with Kids: Ridesharing Tips for Families

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have really taken the travel world by storm the last few years. As a San Franciscan, I use Uber and Lyft a lot to get around. My hometown is the home turf to both ridesharing services, meaning that coverage and response time are excellent. Taking Lyft or Uber with kids, …

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11 Tips for Changing Diapers on a Plane

After two kids and too many plane flights to count, my husband and I have changed dozens of diapers aboard airplanes in our travels. Luckily, I’m finally out of the diaper stage with my kids! So it’s time to pass the torch to other families with babies and toddlers. Changing diapers on a plane can …

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