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Traveling with small kids often slows even the speediest of travelers down. Thankfully, most airlines accommodate flying families at some stages of the air travel process, most notably with preboarding or early family boarding policies. Letting families board earlier than other passengers can be quite helpful. When my kids were younger, I regularly used that …

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Flying with kids, especially babies and toddlers, is daunting for most parents. But the idea of taking overnight flights – often called red-eyes – can be particularly terrifying for many. Red-eye flights are, however, a necessary evil of air travel. Sometimes there is simply no other way to get where your family needs to go …

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The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is a popular place for families to visit with little ones. But not every ride or attraction in the Happiest Place on Earth is toddler and preschooler-friendly. Some have height minimums like roller coasters. Others just have a theme or elements that are too scary for young kids. How …

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Flying with toddlers is hard. They are fully mobile, totally opinionated, and incapable of all reason and logic at the most inopportune moments. But why stop there? If you are really up for a family travel challenge, fly with your toddler in your lap. Up until your little one’s second birthday, your child is eligible …

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Travel with little ones always presents unique challenges, but the challenges can be even greater when taking young kids into the great outdoors. Our traveling family has found that hiking with our children, even in the extra-challenging toddler years, is incredibly rewarding. From national parks to simple trails right near home, making the extra effort …

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In my last decade plus of travel with kids, I found it was often hard to pack light – especially with younger ones in tow. Nevertheless, I made it my mission to travel with less whenever possible. One of my secrets to traveling lighter without leaving behind essential kid gear is taking along space-saving versions of items …

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My family spends a lot of time in hotels on our travels. For more than a decade, our family of four has regularly piled into a standard hotel room to save money in destinations as different as Hawaii, Paris, and America’s National Parks. Things can get a little tight and we don’t always have all …

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Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are a major time and money saver for many travelers. But using Uber and Lyft with kids isn’t quite as simple. Babies, toddlers, and younger kids need car seats to ride safely! Ridesharing services rarely can provide those. Luckily for families, however, Orlando is one of the very few …

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One of the many challenges of air travel with toddlers is deciding how to best transport the milk, juice, or other liquids they need. Although TSA allows parents with babies and toddlers to bring liquids in excess of 3.4 ounces, the reality is that the process is still far from easy. If you bring milk or other liquids with …

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