9 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler


Traveling with a toddler is a proven challenge. The challenge starts even before arriving at the airport; there's always the "getting to the airport on time with toddler delays" part. My son is no stranger to flying. I am a born and raised Chicagoan, and my husband and I make sure Evan knows his …
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Put It On Your Pre-Baby Wish List: This Babymoon in Santa Fe


My husband and I didn't take a babymoon. Not unless you count visiting family in Kansas for my baby shower as "babymoon" material. But I totally get the reasoning. It gives your pregnant self one last baby-free vacation, one last time to sit on a beach and relax without having to worry about a child …
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10 Disney World Tips for Brave Parents of Small Kids


When our in-laws told us they wanted to take us to Florida to hit up Disney World over the New Year, my husband and I were excited. And also scared. Very, very scared. Because we have two kids --- 22 months and 3+ --- and we didn't know how four days of park adventures would go. We'd had experience …
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Hitting the Road? Tips for Pumping on the Go

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Last week we shared tips for becoming a pumping pro at work. Today? We've got the goods on pumping on the road!  Pumping is hard enough when you're staying in one place. Add in travel for work, and it's a whole new ballgame. Aside from the awful feeling of leaving your baby for a day or week, how …
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Hitting the Trails This Summer? Hiking Tips for the Whole Family!


Now that it's warmed up outside, many families hit the trails to hike. Whether you're hiking on vacation or simply heading to a nearby trail, it's best to be prepared---especially when kids are involved. A little bit of preparation can save you a lot of headaches and ensures that everyone has a good …
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