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Traveling with an 18-month-old or toddler? Here are some tricks I found to survive!

How do you fly with an 18-month old?


Inside: Travel with an 18-month-old can be scary. Here are three simple tips that make travel with toddlers a little easier. This post contains affiliate links. Every day I am growing into a more fearless mother. Except for when I travel with my young son. I have no idea how my toddler will react when he is confined to an…

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Here's the key ingredient to a stress-free road trip with kids.

How to have a no-stress road trip with kids


We were not prepared for our first road trip with our then-toddler boy. He was a newbie walker and just mobile enough to be dangerous. One of us had to watch him while the other  packed the car, which made everything terribly inefficient. On top of it all, we had to pack half our house — a pack and play, toys, diapers…

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This is such a wonderful alternative to Play Doh!

This Play-Doh alternative is seriously life changing!


My son’s favorite pastime is tearing his Play-Doh in a million and one pieces and scattering the bits throughout the house. We have no idea how this happens because he is quarantined to his chair at the kitchen table during Play-Doh time! On a daily basis, I am cleaning up Play-Doh from the floor, from the carpet, from the crevices between the wood…

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Toddler travel: Nine things that help us survive roadtrips

Toddler travel: Nine things that help us survive roadtrips


We travel a lot because many of our friends and family members don’t live nearby. Some live closer than others. And some months I feel like we are always on the move. Traveling with toddlers is a different beast. Many are not yet self-sufficient and often lack the ability to reason. That is to say: toddlers are unpredictable and need a lot…

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Create a mini diaper emergency kit for your car


Diaper bags are a necessary evil: You never know what will happen when you take your baby or toddler out of the house. We like our bag but it’s just another thing to carry. We bring our diaper bag when we are going out for an extended period of time. But what about short trips to CVS, Target, getting gas or even the neighborhood…

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My favorite resources for traveling with young kids!

My favorite travel-tip resources for young kids


Holiday travel isn’t always fun. It’s great when you get to your destination but the road traveled is often bumpier than normal, especially with kids. Our holiday travel started last week and we have more miles to cover. This prompted me to research how to keep my kid somewhat pacified during our trips. Here are some of my favorite resources and pieces…

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Cool mobile app for packing!

Cool mobile app for packing!


With two upcoming family trips on my mind, I was interested to find a promising, new travel mobile app in the Sunday newspaper yesterday. One of the prerequisites of a family trip is the packing list. Packing and list making can be time consuming, especially with younger kids. Packpoint is a travel app that can guesstimate what you should pack (and how much) as well as suggest…

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