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Baby and beach is not always a perfect combination. Sandy and hot with no place to safely put baby down. Check out this hack: use a travel crib!
Leaving all the gear and comforts of home for a family trip is both exciting and annoying. I’m thinking about sleeping. As a Mama MacGyver, setting up a kids travel bed for my little ones is approximately one part fort and two parts laundry basket with some familiar loveys from home. Tiny babies: It may be controversial but I […]
You have to open your mind for this one. When she saw the snack of chia pudding I was giving my daughter, my stepmom, who loves food, declined to even taste it. Something about chia pudding can offend one’s sensibilities, but I’m used to that attitude in my house, because almost every food offends someone’s […]
Traveling with babies and toddlers at the holidays is a different beast than the vacations we might take throughout the year. In addition to the regular joys of airline travel with small people, you can add in higher prices, crowds, and family stress. Woohoo. Between Whit and I, we’ve done all the ages of travel […]
My son is now 2 1/2 and has thus far been to 12 countries on 4 continents. We traveled a lot before he was born and simply refused to slow down when he joined our family. We have had a lot of adventures and learned a ton about traveling with a baby and now with […]
Frequently mentioned on lists of the best places for families to travel, San Antonio has something for everyone. But is it fun for babies, too? Colleen Pence with San Antonio Mom Blogs shares the five best places to take your baby for pint-sized fun in the Alamo City: The DoSeum While The DoSeum – San Antonio’s […]
Here’s the thing. When you go out of town as just the family and the baby goes to bed before 8 p.m.*, the rest of the evening can be oppressively quiet for you and your partner, and sadly, not that different from evenings you already spend together at home. One answer to this dilemma is […]
Stacie from the site formerly known as NewMommyHelp.net offered to share with us a week’s worth of favorite baby and toddler activities in her hometown of Myrtle Beach, SC. Thank you Stacie! As a mom of four little ones, she knows the local hotspots and places to avoid. She tells us: Myrtle Beach is often referred to […]
I want to thank Anna Mae Trievel from Ann Arbor with Kids for sharing her favorite things to do with a baby or toddler in Ann Arbor, MI. Anna Mae created her website as a resource when her own daughter was two-years old. Now it spans from birth through the tween years. When my husband and I first […]
Big thanks to blogger and rookie mom, Kristin Helms, for sharing her favorite places to take a baby or toddler in San Diego. As a first time mom to a now 16 month old, the words, “family vacation” stir up many feelings – mostly fear. Of course there’s always the hope for fun and family […]
Now that my son is a toddler, we’ve been exploring new and exciting places to go on Long Island; pack the kids in the car and check out these family friendly places in the suburbs of Manhattan. Monday: Free play Start out the week with some free play at The Sandbox Playspace. Located in the […]