Summer is just around the corner, which means road trips and travel in general are about to kick into high gear. Not only is it important to pack toys and games to entertain kids while traveling, but you need to bring along plenty . . .
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 . . .
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, stuffed animals, you . . .
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. In 15 years of . . .
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 much worse. No amount of preparation can prevent undesired outcomes, but . . .
There is a lot of planning involved with a family trip and a lot of essential travel gear. With frequent travel, you learn to bring only the necessities and leave the rest at home. Over the years we have realized the essentials we . . .