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There’s no place like home for the holidays. But getting there isn’t always easy, particularly if you are flying the not-so-friendly skies and doing it all with kids. Flight delays, crowded airports, TSA snafus, and holiday stress sometimes seem take the joy out of the holiday travel season. Holiday air travel with kids is not …

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Traveling with your kids during the Christmas season? Kids often wonder how Santa will know to deliver gifts to the right place. And parents often wonder how they can possibly transport all those gifts back home! Never fear! My family has been away from our home on Christmas Day on 8 of the 14 holiday …

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The Halloween decorations are about to be packed away and the holiday decor will soon be unveiled at the Happiest Place on Earth. As much as I adore Halloween Time at Disneyland, the Christmas holiday season is perhaps even more magical. My family has been able to make many trips to experience the Disneyland Holidays …

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Fall might just be my favorite time of year to visit Disneyland. The weather is usually mild and pleasant, crowds are reasonable (some of the time), and the Halloween decorations and treats are out in full force. Halloween Time, as the season is known at Disneyland Resort, has lots for everyone in the family. There …

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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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Like many families, mine consumes a lot of streamable entertainment. Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBONow – we’ve tried them all! (Trips With Tykes uses affiliate links.  See our full disclosure policy here.) The challenge of these services is that there are a lot of times where you just don’t have a WiFi connection to stream – …

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Another holiday season is approaching quickly, and that means it’s time to get gifts for everyone on your list.  My husband and I love giving our children items that they can use on their travels or that inspire them to want to explore the world even more.  Santa usually stuffs the stockings with travel games and …

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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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No theme park celebrates the holidays quite like Disneyland.  Take a place that many people already find quite magical, decorate it with hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, and the holiday magic is sure to touch even the most Scrooge-like among us. I recently had the opportunity to visit Disneyland as part of a hosted family blogger …

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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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