We've all been there. Cars, trains and airplanes can be quite the match for a parent's patience level. But with a little bit of planning ahead and some critical supplies, you can conquer Are we there yet? syndrome and sit back to enjoy the ride.
On the way home from spring break, I sat in the back of a certified “completely full flight” surrounded by my husband and three kids, ages 11 to 16 (my husband is 47, just to be clear). Behind me sat a cute mom and two super cute, albeit plump, blonde kids with adorable freckles. A boy and a girl.
Even though the holidays are over, lots of people go on vacation during the winter months.
Whether to escape the cold for somewhere more tropical, or to hit the slopes for a weekend of skiing and snowboarding, it's always nice to get away.
I’m kind of depressed about the fact that I now use the term “crossover SUV” in conversation. I am a practical person = Practically Speaking. I also try, on those days when I don’t have a kid attached to my leg, to pretend that I could pass as a cool non-mom person - whatever that may be.
The following is a sponsored post for Chase Sapphire Preferred
By Travel Expert Chris McGinnis
Haven’t booked your holiday trip? Traveling with the children during the holiday season? Travel expert Chris McGinnis provides tips and tricks to find the best last minute travel deals, avoid common airport pitfalls and make the money you spend on travel work for you.
I was feeling overwhelmed yesterday and I'm not sure why. Maybe holiday malaise has already sunk in? Could it be that I have pushed myself so incredibly hard over the last year that I am fried? How about the fact that I am going away this weekend and I have so much sh*t to do?
“Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.” - Al Gore
Travel with kids is an adventure. Oftentimes not the adventure we expect.
The following is a guest post by Kristen K. Brown, bestselling author and stress expert
The holidays can be very stressful for moms and dads, but parents often forget that kids get stressed out too. A new environment, travel or new routine can make children cranky and even cause illness.
It seems like forever since I last posted - it’s been about a month - the reason being that my family and I just returned from a prolonged, yet planned vacation to Europe. While away, I gained some amazing insights, and learned some clever things parents do to make traveling easier and more enjoyable.
The Five Quickest Packing Tricks and Weekend Wardrobe Essentials to enjoy your vacay in high style!
The three day weekend is finally here and the only thing stopping you from running right out the front door is that empty suitcase and mound of wrinkled laundry on your closet floor! Fear not. With a little space management and wardrobe creativity, you will be the best dressed traveler in the carry-on line!
Prepare to become the perfect packer …