Heading into a weekend of fun summer family travel? Here are the best-of-the-best news articles and blog posts from the family travel world this week.
May I Mash Your Peas and Adjust Your Bib, Sir?: The New York Times’ “In Transit” section features resorts that are catering to babies and toddlers with custom menus. No need to bring your Gerber jars along anymore.
Today’s Hint: 3 Reasons to Bring Your Big Stroller On Your Next Trip: Although I usually advocate for traveling with a light umbrella stroller, Hint Mama makes a great case for traveling with a larger stroller on some of your trips.
I’m Traveling and My Kid Won’t Shut Up!: A humorous take on travels with babies and the inevitable mishaps that ensue. We’ve all been there. Let’s laugh about it.
What About That First Trip?: The newest blogger over at Saverocity, Are We There Yet, reflects on planning that first trip with your baby and shares his tips for making the process successful.
Five Items to Pack in Hand Luggage: Jetlag & Mayhem, a British expat mom now based in Hong Kong, shares her 5 tips for carry-on luggage must-haves. I couldn’t agree more about having wipes on hand, no matter what the ages of your kids.
Proof that Kids Understand Airline Miles: Super-cute post from MommyPoints about how kids of those of us who love airline miles and hotel points may internalize the lessons we teach them.
11 Rules to Live By for Solo Road Trips With Kids: Sarah from Solo Mom Takes Flight travels a lot with her kids in the car too. Her tips on TravelingMom.com this week are essential in planning your next road trip with little ones. My favorite? “It’s okay to be bored… It’s an important skill to learn. Being bored happens.”
Bloggers who write about family travel and travel with kids: Have a story or blog post that I can feature on future Fridays? Please tweet me your new posts each week: @tripswithtykes.