7 Ways to Make Flying With Kids Easier On Parents


Youve got the bags packed and the itinerary sorted and youve even managed to find an accommodation arrangement that actually caters to children. But after the last experience, youre truly dreading flying with the kids again. Have no fear, because here are seven practical suggestions to help ease the stress of family travel.

Summer Road Trip Essentials


This post is in partnership with Neosporin. Oh the places we will go… this summer on the road. Summertime means long days, hot summer nights, cookouts, swimming pools and road trips. Of course, for people with kids, summer road trips look a little different than those of our youth. Music for the mood and hair […]

Vacation For One


Warm weather and Easter are on the horizon. This means parents are starting to think about ideas for a fun spring break trip with the kids. The beach? Disney? The local ski slope? But are any of you thinking instead: it would be nice to go on vacation…alone? One mom, Lauren Apfel, wrote about this […]

Tips For Road Trips With Kids


Summer is upon us and vacations are being planned as we speak! The meaning of a summer vacation is quite different now that I have kids. When I was younger, I would envision my summer vacations to look something like an MTV music video. Now the resemblance is more like a National Lampoon’s Vacation movie. […]

Mom Manners: Etiquette Tips for the Pool and Playground


As families everywhere say goodbye to school schedules, we are primed and ready for the lazy days of summer. But before packing up our bathing suits and sand-buckets, its important to lay down a few etiquette ground rules to guarantee enjoyment and safety for all. Nothing is more upsetting than a child (or parent) not playing by the rules or disrespecting someone elses property. We have enough stress to contend with during the school year, so everyone appreciates a little extra thoughtfulness during the summer.