Planning and Saving for Family Vacations

Apr
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Taking a family vacation can be a great way to create memories that last a lifetime. However, that’s not to say that planning and paying for them come without stress. There is a lot of coordinating, budgeting, web searches and phone calls that go into pulling off a great trip. … Continue reading

Family Trips on the Rise in 2014

Apr
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Have you started your family travel plans for 2014? A recent survey from TripAdvisor, recently announced that than 92 percent plan of respondents plan to travel with family this year, up from 85 percent who did so last year. Of those taking family trips, 55% will travel with their spouse and children, … Continue reading

Potty Training Tips During Travel

Apr
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With Spring Break and Summer travel on the horizon, many parents are getting ready to make the plunge into the potty training process – warmer weather means less layers to work around and spring breaks mean more time to commit to a process that requires consistency. And, while the extra … Continue reading

Tips for Sleepaway Camp

Apr
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Are you planning on sending your kids to sleepaway camp this summer? To help us out we are sharing some tips from Summer 365, a free resource for parents founded by Susan and Lauren Kasnett, a mother and daughter team. This includes FREE consulting to parents contemplating hundreds of camp experiences for their kids – from … Continue reading

Spring and Summer Getaway Fashion Favorites

Apr
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Travel is a big part of our summer and spring breaks. From weekend getaways to longer adventures, we hope you are enjoying lots of sun and fun times with your families. From bathing suits to sandals to sunscreen, here is a round-up of some of our favorites so that you … Continue reading

Weekend Getaway with Evenflo

Apr
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This year we bought our first family car. This has been a huge time saver and convenience for family with the ability to pick up the kids easier to the ability to grocery shop (it is not always easy in NYC). Another huge part of having a car is having … Continue reading

On the Road: Family Travel Favorites

Mar
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Families across the country are getting ready for spring break and summer travel. But traveling with kids is not always easy where you have tons of stuff to pack and even more ideas of what to do when you get there. Check out our recap of some of our favorite … Continue reading

Exploring San Francisco With Kids

Mar
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San Francisco is great city to visit with your family. From cable cars and Chinatown to the Golden Gate Bridge and Ghirardelli Square, there are sights and activities to keep the whole family entertained. I was born and raised in the Bay Area, so we often return to the area to … Continue reading

Travel Adventures to Tempe, Arizona (Part 2)

Mar
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Last week I shared the details about my fun (and warm!) getaway to Chandler, Arizona. As part of the trip, I also had the chance to visit nearby Tempe, Arizona where we enjoyed delicious food, indoor attractions, and of course, gorgeous weather! The Hotel: During our trip we stayed at … Continue reading