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Travel tips and resources for traveling with kids

Tips For Flying With Kids

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After almost 12 years of flying with kids, here’s my “how to fly with kids and not lose your mind” list.  Give each child a backpack as their personal bag. I believe in this so much I dedicated a post to the beauty of using backpacks as a child’s carryon. Backpacks are easy to carry, can […]


Favorite Carry-on Luggage for Kids

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When looking for good carry-on luggage for my kids there were 4 musts on my list: easy to maneuver, roomy, durable and fashionable. Turns out a really good option wasn’t typical luggage at all. It was a Pottery Barn rolling backpack! We went with the Fairfax, but the Mackenzie can work, too. Why A Rolling Backpack […]

Tips for Planning your Disney Land and Sea Vacation

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Enjoy Walt Disney World and a Disney Cruise for Your Next Family Vacation Yes, you can customize your family vacation to include Walt Disney World and a Disney Cruise! It’s easy and for my family it was an experience we’ll never forget. Here are some tips to help you plan your vacation. Book your cruise first. […]

Disney Land and Sea Vacation Review

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You know how sometimes after vacation you feel like you need a vacation from your vacation? Well, Disney’s Land and Sea Vacation experience gives you just that! We did 2 and a 1/2 days at Walt Disney World and the three-day cruise aboard Disney’s Wonder. Full disclaimer – My family experienced this as part of Disney’s […]

Disney Land and Sea – What to Pack

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What to pack for Disney’s Park and Cruise Family Vacation Experience aka Land and Sea My family did Disney’s Land and Sea experience as part of Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration. We spent 2.5 days at Walt Disney World and then did a three-day cruise to the Bahamas on their Wonder ship. This packing list is based […]

Where to Stay St Thomas – Lil Taj by the Sea

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Where We Stayed in St. Thomas For our family vacation to St. Thomas I decided on a vacation rental over a hotel. Hotel rooms can be nice, but there was no way a hotel could compare to 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and a large, comfortable, common living area. After doing lots of research online, and […]

Disney’s Tower of Terror Lives Up to Its Name

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#NationalTwilightZoneDay In honor of National Twilight Zone Day, here’s my family on the Twilight Zone-inspired ride, Tower of Terror, at Walt Disney’s World’s Hollywood Studios. This was the first ride my girls wanted to get on in the park, and LORD. HAVE. MERCY! See me in the back with closed eyes and tightly-gripping hands. That’s […]

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