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5 Kid-Friendly Airplane Carry-on Bags Your Child Will Love

It’s a rite of passage when your traveling tyke is finally big enough for his or her own carry-on bag.  That time comes earlier than you might think!  Our daughter got her own bag at around 2 1/2.  Now, at almost 6 years old, it has come with us everywhere from Disneyland to Montreal to …

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CARES Harness Review: An Alternative to Car Seats on Planes

As traveling parents, we’ve all been there: struggling to hold a squirmy toddler in your lap on a flight or instead opting to lug a heavy car seat through the airport only to find that it positioned your little one perfectly to kick the seat in front of him. Have you ever thought there must …

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20 Under $20: 20 Useful Products for Travel with Kids

One of the best ways to survive (and thrive) on long plane flights and distant travels with young kids is to be prepared.  You’ll need supplies and lots of them: snacks, toys, and travel gear.  Although that may mean carrying a little more stuff than you’d prefer, the extra few pounds are almost always worth …

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Baby & Toddler Travel Gear Giveaway: Easy Seat, On-The-Go Changing Pad & SippiGrip

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the chance to test and review some pretty useful gear for traveling with babies and toddlers.  But why do I always get to have all the fun?  It’s time for one lucky winner to test these same products for yourself!  The nice folks over at Cozy Cover and …

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Cozy Cover Easy Seat Review: A High Chair You Can Throw in Your Diaper Bag

Ever held a squirmy baby or toddler on your lap for an entire meal because you didn’t have access to a high chair?  It doesn’t for make for a very relaxing dining experience. As a frequent traveler, I encounter this problem all the time.  While family-friendly restaurants in the United States usually have high chairs, …

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SippiGrip Review: A Solution for Toddlers Throwing Things

My 15 month old is in a throwing stage.  He throws food, he throws toys, he throws tantrums, and he most definitely throws his sippy cups and bottles. I recently had the chance to test a product to address one of these throwing challenges: the Sippigrip from Booginhead (disclosure: Booginhead provided me with a free sample for review). …

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Cozy Cover On-The-Go Changing Pad Review: Essential for Airplane Diaper Changes

I’ve changed a lot of diapers at 36,000 feet.  Tiny airplane bathrooms can make the process quite challenging.  To add insult to injury, you can only hope that there will be an actual changing table on-board many domestic flights.  It’s one of the toughest parts about traveling with babies and toddlers. The folks over at …

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Traveling Parents

Now that the traveling toddlers and older kids on your holiday gift list have been covered, it’s time to turn to their traveling parents.  From electronics to luggage to travel books, here are gifts that have been hits in our family, as well as several other ideas that are on our Christmas list this year …

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Traveling Kids

Earlier this week, I offered my gift recommendations for travel gifts for the toddlers and preschoolers in your life, but what about older kids?  Next up in the Trips With Tykes Holiday Gift Guide series are ideas for gifts for traveling kids ages 5-12.  I own several of these products, and the others have been carefully …

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gift Ideas for Traveling Toddlers & Preschoolers

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start getting Santa’s list in order.  Traveling with kids can require a lot of gear, so why not get the frequent traveler in your life something that will help make family travel easier and more fun?  I’ve tried a lot of products over my almost …

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