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The Best Carry-On Suitcases & Luggage for Parents

We even found a backpack that makes traveling with baby FUN.

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Trash the To-Do List & Do This Instead

As mothers, we’re trained not to rock the boat. Heck, we are the boat keeping everything afloat. But then I decided to do something that actually makes me happy for once.

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Postcards from the Hedge: How to Be Tourist at Home

We’ve got the secrets to having a little at-home vaycay no matter where you live.

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31 Free Thanksgiving Activity Pages That’ll Keep the Kids Busy

Your kids can color, match, and play their way until it’s turkey time with these great activity sheets.

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Amazon Announces Best Children’s & YA Books of 2020

Find your child’s next favorite book or holiday gift pick.

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15 Genius Gadgets That’ll Make Travel with Kids a Breeze (Promise!)

It’s no newsflash that flying with tiny tots can be a challenge. These things will help make it easier.

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Why It’s Important You Travel With Your Children

Photo: Nathan Glenn
We traveled quite a bit before we had kids and now three kids later we haven’t really slowed down much. We just took my oldest daughter at age 8 to her 18th state and our five-year-old to…

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Traveling Just Got Easier with These Epic Ride-On Suitcases

These suitcases make it easier to keep tabs on your kids and luggage.

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Pottery Barn Teen’s New “Fantastic Beasts” Collection Is Pure Magic

You’re going to want to conjure up a bedroom makeover.

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Adorable Kids Luggage on Amazon Prime

Cute kids luggage perfect for Spring Break and summer vacation.

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9 Genius Airport Hacks for Parents Traveling With Kids

Getting through an airport with young children doesn’t have to be a stressful start to your family vacation.

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Marie Kondo Totally Changed How I Pack for Family Vacations

I like to think that I was a fan of Marie Kondo before it was “cool.”

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Okay, I’ll Put My Oxygen Mask on First

“It already feels insane and the plane hasn’t even left the ground.”

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All the Packing Hacks You Need for Your Family Vacation

Whether you are headed to visit grandparents, to the beach or to the mountains you have to pack. And let’s be honest, packing for yourself and your kids isn’t usually easy nor fun. With multiple people’s needs to manage I…

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How We Took an Unforgettable Backcountry Camping Trip—Completely By Accident

I’m a pretty experienced camper. I grew up in groups like Camp Fire Girls, was an avid member of my high school’s Adventure Club and went on frequent family camping trips. However, almost every time I went camping, we drove…

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How to Prepare for Those (Inevitable) Holiday Air Travel Headaches with Your Family

The true sign of a veteran traveler is the ability to roll with the punches that holiday travel throws your way. An involuntary bump taught me to hope for the best but pack for the worst.

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4 Products to Save Your Summer Travel

From car seats that fit in your purse to earbuds that will not fall out, we’ve got some must-haves to make your next trip a lot easier.

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This Globe Trotting Family Shares Their Best Travel Tips

With 16 years of traveling under their belts, these parents have learned a thing or two.

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This Travel Gadget Turns Airplane Seats Into Beds for Toddlers

Flying with babies and toddlers just got a whole lot easier thanks to this genius gadget.

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Postpartum Bridesmaid

Photo: Rebecca Thompson
“Will you be one of my bridesmaids?” my future sister-in-law asked as she presented me with a Tiffany blue luggage tag with the question inscribed inside.
“Of course!!” I replied giving her a huge hug.

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Today Is National #PlanforVacation Day

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Today Is National #PlanforVacation Day

Take some time off.

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No matter where you go, you’ll have fun with a name-that-state printable for little geographers everywhere.

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We’ve discovered 5 family vacation ideas you probably haven’t considered yet.

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Peppa Pig Misses Her Chance At Freedom From The Ding-Dongs

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Gawd Peppa…you missed your chance.
FINALLY Peppa The Pig was given the best of opportunities to get away from that wretched family of hers!

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SHE DIDN’T TAKE IT.
With toddler twins who are…

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Frame It! 8 Monthly Photo Ideas to Capture Baby’s First Year

Chronicle your baby’s first year by taking month-by-month photos you’ll treasure forever. Click through for eight creative ideas that’ll blow you away.

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Tiny Toys for Small Spaces

We know what apartment living is like: tight quarters, lack of space, and, if you have kids, toys spreading into each and every room. That’s why we went to the NYC Toy Fair last week in search of the best…

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Unzipped: Jessica Alba’s Can’t-Live-Without Summer Travel Gear

What’s not to love about Jessica Alba? She’s the co-founder of The Honest Company, one of our go-to resources for eco-friendly and affordable diapers and goods, she’s kicked butt in some of our fave flicks like “Fantastic Four” and “Little…

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One Cool Thing: Custom Forts

Are your kids routinely tearing apart the sofas and robbing the closets of blankets to construct a fort in the living room? There is nothing better than building your very own kid cave and being the king (or queen) of…

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Custom Birthday Cookies

 

 

Why settle for a cupcake when a cookie can present itself in the shape of an animal, insect, favorite toy, or even a party dress? These artistic Bay Area bakeries have not only perfected their cookie recipes, they’ve…

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A Few of Our Favorite iPhone Apps for Kids and Moms

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Can anyone remember life before the iPhone?  Were we all bored, disorganized, anddisconnected?  Not anymore, thanks to all the fabulous, useful, and just plain fun applications available!  We’ve narrowed down a list of some of…

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A Few of Our Favorite iPhone Apps for Kids and Moms

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Can anyone remember life before the iPhone?  Were we all bored, disorganized, and disconnected?  Not anymore, thanks to all the fabulous, useful, and just plain fun applications available!  We’ve narrowed down a list of some…

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A Few of Our Favorite iPhone Apps for Kids and Moms

Serving up some tasty apps

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Can anyone remember life before the iPhone?  Were we all bored, disorganized, and disconnected?  Not anymore, thanks to all the fabulous, useful, and just plain fun applications available!  We’ve narrowed…

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Pack Mule

You probably have one of those black wheelie suitcases (who doesn’t?); it’s practical, but has zero fun factor. Now that Junior’s old enough to have his own luggage, it’s your chance to put pizzazz back into family travel by heading…

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