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“The Flight from Heck”

  If you are a parent who has traveled with a young child, you have probably had one: THE FLIGHT FROM H–L!  (Since this is a family-friendly blog, I’ll avoid the more colorful description, but you get the picture).  This is the flight that you look back on and cry, cringe, or perhaps laugh hysterically because …

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Favorite Toddler Travel Gear

One of the hardest things about traveling with kids is lugging all the gear!  I’ve spend many hours of my life the past few years trying to find innovative and efficient products that make traveling with little ones easier.   Here’s a roundup of a few of my favorite products for toddler travel. (Trips With …

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Tips for Car Rental with Kids: What Families Need to Consider

My travels often bring me to smaller cities without meaningful public transportation, so I often find myself in need of a car at my destination. When you are traveling with a little one (or two or three), car rentals may present whole new logistical and financial challenges. Here are some tips for what to consider …

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Do I Need ID for My Child?

International Travel If you are traveling internationally, this is a simple question.  Yes!  You need a passport for your little one, even if you are just going to Mexico or Canada.  Many parents who haven’t traveled frequently may be unaware of the law changes in 2007 (requiring those entering the US by air to have …

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