Tag: traveling with kids

Top 10 memories from my 10 year old trip

Top 10 memories from my 10 year old trip
Every year since I was born, my parents have saved $100. Once I turned nine, they had saved up $1,000. Just me and my parents went to Milwaukee, and I had to plan the whole trip and budget. I chose to stay at the Drury Plaza Hotel Milwaukee Downtown. HERE ARE THE TOP 10 MEMORIES... Read more »

How to survive a flight with kids...without your iPad

How to survive a flight with kids...without your iPad
Going away this holiday weekend? Below are a few tips for flying (solo) with kids. For the record, we don't own an iPad, and I've flown solo with my son over a dozen times. I lived to tell the tale! I'm not a technology hater. I'm just here to tell you that there are a few must haves. While it sure is nice, an iPad is not one of them...

You're wrong if you think you can't afford to travel

You're wrong if you think you can't afford to travel
People often say to me, "You travel a lot. Must be nice that you can do that." I consider it along the same lines as, "You're so lucky you can stay home with your son." Anyone can do anything. It's all about choices. While our financial situation has changed since Junior was born, we still travel. Here's how...
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Why you shouldn't be afraid to fly with your kid (alone)

Why you shouldn't be afraid to fly with your kid (alone)
Flying with your kid. Alone. It's one of the biggest fears that parents have, and many avoid at all costs. I'm here to tell you that you shouldn't be afraid to fly with your kid- alone or with your partner. Prepared? Why, yes, you should be prepared. Have plenty of diapers, two sets of clothes, snacks, books, (quiet) toys. Figure out what time you need to be at the airport; show up an hour before that time. Above all, don't worry about what other passengers will think of you and your cherub, even if she isn't so angelic. Here's why: for the most part, people are really nice to other adults traveling with kids. For me, one set of helpful hands came from an unsuspecting passenger...