While many of us dream of road trips and flights to exotic places, traveling with kids in tow can feel less like a vacation and more like a chore. Thankfully, we live in a modern world with the technology to keep kids entertained . . .
It can be stressful to prepare kids for flying alone. When a child has the opportunity to fly alone for the first time it can be a very exciting, but it can also be overwhelming and emotional. Preparing children beforehand, as . . .
5 Tips to Stay Healthy When You Travel When you travel one of the most important things you can try to do for your mind and body is to stay healthy. Most of the time this is easier said than done. On our last trip, one child . . .
When parents decide to apply for a passport for their kids, they need to realize it is a different process than the one they will experience when applying for their own. In the United States, a minor passport is issued to children . . .
Over the years we have logged numerous hours on plane rides with our children. We have lived through the whining, the begging, the spills, the tears, and unfortunately, the throw up. No amount of preparation can prevent undesired . . .
When you travel, sometimes your carry-on bag makes you feel like a pack mule. When you add children to the mix, you are loaded down with every conceivable toy from the toy box: crayons, stickers, Lego guys, lovies, you name it. . . .
In our family, there is meal time, and there is snack time, and it often feels more importance is given to the latter. We have found that nothing satisfies a child (or adult) on the verge of a meltdown more than a quality snack. . . .
One of the reasons parents hesitate to take long plane journeys with their children has to do with not only the plane ride (and the cost), but also dealing with the unknown when it comes to adjusting to jet lag. Over the years, we . . .