Traveling with kids can sometimes feel like taking a three-ring circus on the road. Being trapped in a plane with strangers and a toddler is an exercise in endurance, let me tell you. There are a few things, though, that can make the trip easier. 1. Contact Your Hotel. Book a room away from the pool and vending and ice machines to cut down on noise. Usually, a hotel can … [Read more...] about Helpful Hints for Traveling with A Toddler
Warm weather is on the horizon. This means parents are starting to think about ideas for a fun summer trip with the kids. The beach? Disney? Camping? But are any of you thinking instead: it would be nice to go on vacation…alone? One mom, Lauren Apfel, wrote about this vacation-for-one concept for the Washington Post. Her argument was simple: being a fulltime stay-at-home … [Read more...] about Vacation For One
Spring break is coming up fast, which means your kids will soon be out of school and itching for something to do. It’s fun having them home, but everyone can go a little stir-crazy in the absence of routine. If your kids can’t seem to hold still and you’re ready to get out of the house, pack up and go on a vacation! The prospect of some R&R with the family is exciting, … [Read more...] about 10 Packing Hacks for Your Family Spring Break Vacation
When you load up the suitcases for a big vacation, you might cram in some granola bars or trail mix, but you probably aren't packing the fixings for days (or weeks) worth of meals. So unless you want pay restaurant prices, or fork over some serious cash for hotel food, you need to get creative. Here are a few good tips and tricks to help you save money on food during your … [Read more...] about Going On Vacation? Here’s How To Save Big On Food!
It's no secret that I'm a travel-loving, cooking show-junkie, which puts chef and author, Anthony Bourdain, host of Travel Channel's No Reservations high up on my list of fave foodies. I caught up with this edgy dad just in time to share his top five tips on how to survive travel while making the most of every trip: 1. Eat like a local. "Wherever you are, eat what the … [Read more...] about “No Reservations” Chef Anthony Bourdain Shares Travel Tips