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Toddler Packing List for Airplane Carry On Bags

The biggest travel parenting mistake I’ve witnessed is parents simply being unprepared for traveling with their tots. If you are traveling with an active toddler on an airplane, you need lots to entertain your little one packed in your carry on bag. And of course you’ll need the essentials to keep a toddler fed, clean, …

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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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Fly the Ultra-Discount Airlines With Your Kids at Your Own Risk

  As much as I complain about most of the major airlines, it’s time for a reality check. It could be worse. I could be flying an ultra-discount carrier. When infrequent travelers hear this moniker, their mind normally jumps to Southwest. But Southwest isn’t in this category. It is now considered a “discount” or “low …

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Unexpected Airline Fees: How Families Can Avoid Excessive Charges

If you travel even only occasionally these days, you are probably already aware that most airlines now charge fees for checked bags. Perhaps you’ve already heard about the increase in airline change fees the past few months. Both of these are fees that can really disproportionately affect families, since families have so many more people …

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