Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

Family Travel Tips for Spring Break

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Mar 3, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Spring is just around the corner (and under a few feet of snow for many of us), which means family travel to favorite spring break destinations.  The only thing predictable about spring travel is that the weather is certain to be variable.  Be prepared for your family vacation by downloading our handy spring travel guide and packing list.

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Topics: Family Vacation Planning

Conquering Jet Lag When Traveling with Kids

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Feb 24, 2015 4:13:11 PM

Jet lag is the bane of international travel (or any travel that crosses multiple time zones) - add a few kids and it can break a trip. These tips will help smooth the transition.

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Topics: Flying with Kids

Flying with Kids - Clearing Security With Ease

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Feb 19, 2015 9:29:00 AM

The bags are packed (and double checked for kid contraband), you are efficiently packed to clear security (click here for efficient packing tips) and you have allowed plenty of time - how are you going to entertain the kids during the wait in line?

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Topics: Flying with Kids

Changing Table Dilemmas When Traveling with Kids

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Feb 17, 2015 10:46:00 AM

A question for all you men out there.... How do you handle diaper changes when there is no changing table in the men's room?  I single out men for this question because it is still a rarity to find changing tables in the men's room.  It came up on Facebook the other day, courtesy of my friend Casey  - see her post about it at Miracles & Madness  - and I thought it was worth asking all of you for your tips on changing kids with no changing table.

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Topics: Family Travel Tips & Advice

Manage the Family Vacation Site-Seeing Grumbles

Posted by Jen Untermeyer

Feb 12, 2015 6:23:00 AM

When I was growing up my parents dragged my sister and I to every battlefield, history museum and historical site that was within driving distance and, since we lived in Ohio, the options were endless.  We went grumbled and complained the entire time and even openly revolted when they tried to make us walk a couple of miles in the rain to see a pile of Civil War cannonballs (there was no cannon or anything else, just a few cannonballs in field)!  Now the shoe is on the other foot and I find myself highly irritated when my kids behave the same way.   My parents, on the other hand, are finding these trips highly amusing!

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Topics: Family Travel Tips & Advice, General Travel With Kids

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