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Where Should My Baby or Toddler Sleep in Our Travels?

One of the most perplexing questions when traveling with babies, toddlers, and young kids is where to put them to bed at night. There are a variety of options, none of which are as ideal as your child’s own crib in a quiet room alone. On the road, however, you have to learn to be …

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20 Stocking Stuffers for Disney Travelers

Planning a Disney vacation with your family? Chances are that you will need new gear to make your trip a success. Having functional and practical travel gear is very important, but there’s no reason that gear can’t be a little bit cute and in the Disney spirit too. With Disney travelers in mind, I went …

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International Travel with Car Seats: What Do You Really Do?

If you want to start the mommy wars all over again, start a conversation about car seats. I’ve learned from posting a guide to car seats and air travel that car seats can bring out the worst in millennial and Gen X parents. The judgment is real. Don’t keep your child rear facing until their …

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Summer Travel Gear Guide: 11 Items You Need for Travel with Kids

Summer is in full swing and that means that family vacations are on the horizon for many of you! I know from 10+ years of experience traveling with kids just how much gear family travel can require. I’ve made it my mission to try as many travel-friendly products as possible, both to make my own …

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WAYB Pico Review: Why This Car Seat is Game-Changing for Family Travelers

Since having my first child nearly 10 years ago, I began my love/hate relationship with car seats. While they do an important job in keeping my children safe, they are also a major hassle for frequent travelers like me. If you’ve ever lugged a heavy car seat down an airplane aisle or struggled with what …

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Best Strollers for Disney: Recommendations for Disney World and Disneyland

If you are headed to Disneyland or Walt Disney World with a young child, a good stroller is essential. Even active toddlers and preschoolers who seem to know no limits to their energy at home can crash after the many miles of walking on a Disney day. Strollers can be a great place for a …

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BubbleBum Review: Why This Booster is Our Family’s Most-Used Kid Travel Product

After 8 years of travel with kids and 5 years of blogging about it, I have tried a lot of kid travel products. A few have been awesome. A few have served a limited purpose well for a limited period of time. A few have been big flops. A very select few of these products …

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Flying American Airlines with a Stroller? A Rule Every Traveling Parent Needs to Know

When airline horror stories go viral with family travelers involved, I tend to hear about them pretty quickly. The stories are varied and usually pretty egregious – from families having milk and formula confiscated by TSA to an airline assigning a parent a seat 20 rows away from their baby or toddler. And let’s not forget the multiple …

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Getting Ready for a Trip with My Toddler

This post was sponsored by Diapers.com as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I just got back yesterday from my first trip solo with my just-turned 3 year old son. I’ve traveled before with both kids solo several times (harder for sure, especially when my …

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