One of our Twitter followers asked if ModernMom had any recommendations for healthy/natural things to give a 2-year-old child for an airplane ride. We thought, who better to help us answer this question than real moms?
So we asked our ModernMom community of readers. Here are some of the suggestions we got:
"Chamomile or lavendar tea"
"Homeopathic pills called Calms Forte - I used them on our 3 kids during flights and it worked great!"
Do you need to get away and take a time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life?
If you're looking for a great weekend getaway for the family, a girls night out splurge, or a romantic getaway sans kids, La Jolla should be at the top of your list.
I’m totally ringing in the last days of summer, and sad to see this one end. It’s been action packed, full of surprises, new friends and great memories. Last weekend we took it to a new level and decided to show our kids another extreme. We camped out on a beach in Malibu! I know camping isn’t for everyone - trust me, most of our friends passed - but I am always up for an adventure.
Our family of four headed north from our home in Santa Monica in our loyal 2002 Volkswagen Van to visit San Francisco and explore the North California Coast up to the Redwoods of Mendocino and across the central valley of California to the historic gold country along Highway 49: Nevada City, Downieville and the Yuba River.
Way back in March, my husband and I sat at a table with a bunch of other couples who had also had too much to drink, at the live auction fundraiser for my kids' elementary school. At one point, when a week at a luxurious house in Costa Rica came up, we and another couple decided to go for it. It was one of those s
“There is no place like home.” I may have waited my whole life to be able to say that…
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Buongiorno from Italy!
I am on vacation with the family, visiting a girlfriend in the beautiful islands. So far it has been a REALLY challenging trip (and I am being complimentary)! When we got to Paris, our confirmed seats for my whole family did NOT include me. So, we missed our connection flight and were rerouted through another city, had to take two more planes and wait an additional eight hours to arrive to our destination.
An anniversary trip with my husband Brian quickly turned into a love affair with Oprah. It began as Brian and I sat at the small rooftop bar of the Surrey Hotel in NYC, sipping drinks on a perfect summer night. The Upper East Side exuded elegance. A few well-groomed couples sat on sofas talking quietly.
An ardent traveler named Joan spent most of her vacation sunbathing on the roof of her hotel. She wore a swimsuit the first day, but on the second she decided that no one could see her way up there, and she slipped out of it for an overall tan.