It’s no secret that entertaining toddlers on an airplane can be challenging. A confined space + high energy levels + high volume levels + other passengers who aren’t particularly enthused to be sitting near a toddler is not exactly a recipe for success. We recently […]
Travelling with kids can be a fantastic experience for everyone, but it’s also a lot of work. Here, you’ll find practical tips and tricks to make family travel easier.
If concerns about how to get your child to sleep on vacation are keeping you up at night (pun absolutely intended!) learn from our mistakes (and successes) here.
I’ve never been a camper. This is not due to a lack of trying by my parents – they dragged me on more family camping trips than I can count. But no matter how hard they tried, the idea of leaving the comforts of home […]
We’re heading on a family trip to Disneyland soon, which means I’ve been busy brainstorming ways to keep our kids entertained on the plane. I’ve previously shared some of our favourite road trip activities (check them out here), but for this trip I wanted something […]
My parents gave me a wonderful childhood. I’m the oldest of four kids, and somehow there was always enough love, attention, and energy to go around. But there’s one thing they did for us that stands out as hands-down the best experience in my entire childhood. […]
When you’re packing for a family vacation, organization is vital. Between the days of preparation, the sudden fixation on the weather at the destination, and the multiple lists that are checked and double-checked, I often feel like I’m planning an advanced military operation, not packing […]
There’s nothing like travelling with kids. It’s magical, exciting, memorable – and a ton of work. It’s worth it for the memories created and time spent together, but saving money on family vacations makes all of the effort that goes into it a bit easier […]
Part 3: Family Road Trip Organization This article is Part 3 in a three-part series on surviving road trips with kids. As you may recall, in Part 1 I shared our three keys to a successful road trip with young children: keep them busy, keep […]
Part 2: Road Trip Snacks for Kids This article is Part 2 in a three-part series on surviving road trips with kids. As you may recall, in Part 1 I shared our three keys to a successful road trip with young children: keep them busy, […]
Part 1: Road Trip Activities for Kids Road trips with young children. The thought alone is enough to fill any parent with an overwhelming sense of dread. But unless you intend to sequester yourself at home for the next 18 years, they are usually a […]