12 Reasons to Travel with a Child Under 2

As my baby boy turned two last month, I can’t help but get nostalgic about all of the adventures we’ve had and the family memories we’ve made. While my love for travel started long before becoming a Mom, I certainly learned a whole new way of experiencing travel since having my son. And I have … More 12 Reasons to Travel with a Child Under 2

Tips for Attending a Sporting Event with a Child Under 2

If you read our post on attending the Penn State Bowl Game in Phoenix with a baby, you already know that my husband and I are a little Penn State obsessed. Our son’s first football game was that Phoenix bowl game when he was 8 months old, and we knew it’d be the first of … More Tips for Attending a Sporting Event with a Child Under 2

Flying with a Toddler: Tips, Tricks & Products to Help You Navigate

Flying with a toddler (and traveling in general) is a much different ballgame than flying with a baby. Toddlers are past the stage of sleeping through everything and those (hopefully occasional) tantrums may have begun. They’re talking more and starting to have opinions, which, are sometimes totally irrational. Plus they have SO MUCH energy to … More Flying with a Toddler: Tips, Tricks & Products to Help You Navigate

Tips for Getting a Passport for a Child in the U.S.

Before getting a passport for our son, I had no idea that there are a few extra steps when getting a passport for a child. Up until now, most of our family travel with our son had been in the United States. (As it turns out, you don’t need a passport for a cruise stop … More Tips for Getting a Passport for a Child in the U.S.

Beach with a Baby: 8 Tips to Help You Prepare

Our son was about 2.5 months old the first time we took him to the beach when we were visiting West Ocean City, Maryland. At that age, the first beach trip was more about trying to get at least one cute picture of him by the water (while simultaneously worrying about him getting too much sun) … More Beach with a Baby: 8 Tips to Help You Prepare

Traveling Without Your Baby While Breastfeeding

I traveled a lot without my son when he was still nursing; much more than I ever planned to in his early stages of life. Most of it was work related until I eventually left my job when he was almost 15 months old, and those work trips that I so looked forward to became … More Traveling Without Your Baby While Breastfeeding

10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with Little Kids

One of the best parts about visiting Walt Disney World with a baby or toddler (aside from them being free if they’re under 3!) is that so much of the experience is new and exciting to them. Even if you’ve been to Disney yourself a hundred times before, there’s nothing better than seeing it through … More 10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with Little Kids

How to Prepare for a Day in Walt Disney World

With SO MUCH information out there and Disney’s addition of the FastPass+ process in recent years, the whole planning part of any Disney trip can be a little overwhelming even if you’re only there for a day.  On a recent family vacation to Orlando, Florida, we decided to do one day in Walt Disney World … More How to Prepare for a Day in Walt Disney World

10 Baby & Toddler Toys for Travel Under $10

With the holidays coming up, I wanted to share 10 of our favorite toys to travel with for babies and toddlers, all of which are under $10.  They’re all lightweight, mess free and (mostly) noise free, which makes them perfect for keeping little ones entertained for long road trips or plane rides as well as … More 10 Baby & Toddler Toys for Travel Under $10

Flying with a Baby: Tips for Before and During Your Flight

With my first completely solo flight coming up with my son (and as a toddler, nonetheless!) I’ve been thinking a lot back to the flights we took with him before he turned 1.  His first flight was at 7 weeks and we’ve definitely learned a lot since that first flying experience.  And I like to … More Flying with a Baby: Tips for Before and During Your Flight