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5 Tips for Solo Traveling with a Toddler

I just took my second and third solo flight with Bunny. Last time I wrote about flying with her she was 15 months; this time she was 18 months, and boy, oh boy, what a difference three months make. I held her as a lap child last time, but this time I opted to buy […]


Family Travel Review: Puerto Rico

If you live on the east coast and you’re looking for an easy tropical get-a-way this winter, I’d say check out Puerto Rico. You don’t need a passport (so if you have a new baby, you don’t have to worry about getting them one), and as I mentioned in 5 Tips For Your First Time […]

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5 Tips For Your First Time Traveling With a Baby

Around this time last year, my husband and I started planning our first travel adventure as a family of three. Puerto Rico was our chosen destination, February our chosen month of escape. Roman was 7 months old at the time, and the adventure was a huge success! With baby number two making her debut this January, […]

The Benefits of Traveling With Young Children

Every summer, we visit Mr. Bee’s family in the Philippines in the remote beach town where they live. I used to think that very young children probably wouldn’t remember such a trip. But having visited Mr. Bee’s parents three years in a row, I now see the many benefits of traveling for kids. Olive in […]


12 Must Haves for Flying With Children

Olive and Charlie have been on 24 and 26 flights respectively —  from hour long flights on puddle jumpers to 14 hour international flights, with their own seats and as lap infants. As they get older what we pack in our carry-on bags continues to pare down, particularly toys, but these are the items that […]


Traveling to the Philippines with a Toddler and Preschooler

I never got around to finishing my post on our trip to the Philippines last year, so I wanted to get it up since we just got back from our yearly trip this year! Charlie and Olive were 1 1/2 and 3 1/2 when we went last year, and the travel was much, much easier […]


Flying Solo with a 15 Month Old

Last month I took the plunge and took my toddler on a plane ride. She’s no stranger to air travel—this was her fifth plane trip in her short life—but it was the first time I didn’t have her dad to tag team during the adventure. My plan going in was that less would be more. […]

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