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Alert! Kick-ass Summer Travel Giveaway

Summer Travel Giveaway

Rachel of ClubMomMe invited me to hook up with her, Momma’s Gone City, and Baby Gizmo, a crazy amazing site where you’ll find baby gear reviews and price comparisons, to put together this fantastic summer travel giveaway. Rachel’s calling it “Adventure to the Wild Frontier Giveaway”.  Here’s why: The prize package includes TWO Britax Frontier […]

Traveling with kids, highs and lows

Happy times on the roadtrip

The interesting thing about my latest vacation — with children– is that I found myself modeling a perky positive attitude rather than freaking out just to help them cope with all the uncertainties. Not even counting the delights and dramas of actually being on a multi-generational family vacation 2500 miles from home, here are 10 […]

Camping with a toddler, take 1

Take a toddler camping

In a case of perfect timing, I received this post from Christina just as I was packing to take my family on a modified camping trip. Her son, Robby, is nearly the exact same age as my little guy. I already know we disagree on a couple points, but I LOVE her very strong opinions […]

2 Toddler busy bag projects from popsicle sticks

wooden shapes from craft sticks

Do you already know about busy bags? They are super-awesome-contained kits of amusement for little people. [Related: 5 preschooler busy bags] Our guest contributor, Jennifer Marshall Pesetsky, has two new ones to share today. Plane rides are perhaps the most stressful thing for me to prepare for. Since we don’t fly frequently, and because my […]

Because you’ve got your hands full

kitchen-goodies

Sponsored by our partners at giggle This month on our column at giggle, we had two posts to show you how much we love and want to help — while still affirming that you’re already doing a great job following your own instincts. As we gear up for more family trips, I shared 8 been-there-done-that […]