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Electronics have become a go-to way to keep kids entertained in airports, on car rides, and during airplane flights. But what if you’re committed to a week of  unplugged travel and decide to leave electronics behind? Yes, the prospect of flying without gadgets to keep kiddos quiet can feel daunting. But when it comes to […]

November 13, 2018

Unplugged Travel: How to Entertain Kids on a Plane

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Car seats remain a crucial tool for protecting little ones. But while you’d never imagine forgoing one at home, when it comes to traveling with an infant, dragging around a heavy, bulky car seat can prove a serious hassle. When should you bring one? And when should you consider other options? For air travel with […]

November 6, 2018

Traveling with an Infant: Got Car Seat?

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Okay, you’ve managed to survive road trips with little ones. So, flying with babies and kids should be a breeze, right? Not necessarily. Road trips and plane travel each come with unique considerations and needs. That said, if you’ve booked your flights and lodging, packed your bags, and read a thousand websites about the places […]

April 17, 2018

7 Tips for Stress-Free Flying with Kids

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you tend to overpack your carry-on in shear terror of running out of ways to entertain your kids midway through the flight? I do. Do you find yourself schleping car seats and strollers through the airport while balancing bags tossed over your shoulder and hanging off both arms? Yep, same here. I just stepped […]

December 10, 2014

7 Ideas for Making Plane Travel with Kids Easier!

It’s that time of year and we all could use a little inspiration for our gift buying lists. There are plenty of good ideas beginning to circulate. We’ve pinned several and have come up with just a few more that our kids (and we) wouldn’t want to be without. 1. Colored Pencils & Pencil Roll […]

November 26, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide for Traveling Kids

Everyone knows that Washington, D.C. is a great place to go with kids. With museums, monuments and lots of green space, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained. What few out-of-towners know, however, is that there are loads of great things to do just across the river, in Northern Virginia, as well. Last weekend […]

November 14, 2014

A Visit to the National Air and Space Museum, Dulles Annex

We’ve all read the typical articles with tips for plane travel with kids. By now you likely know you need to pack snacks, iPad/DVD player, headphones, coloring/activity books, crayons/markers/pencils, new little surprises to break out along the way, extra diapers and wipes, a change of clothes (in case someone loses their lunch or a diaper […]

July 15, 2014

7 Unique Tips for Plane Travel with Kids