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Holiday Travel

Find ideas and advice for parents on surviving travel this holiday season. Learn how to avoid the holiday stress, and get to where you're going with your sanity intact.

Best Family-Friendly Beaches in the U.S.

Has this happened to you? You pack up the kids and drive for hours to the beach, only to be surrounded by college students, drinking, and crowded shorelines. Don't let this happen to you and your family. The next time you're planning a beach vacation with the kiddos, try one of these top family-friendly beaches around the country. read more

Center for Cyber Safety and Education: Prepping for your Family Vacation

We all know the drill before going on a long trip or vacation. Stop the mail and newspaper. Find someone to watch the house and pets and make sure that everyone has everything packed. Depending upon where you are going, you will undoubtedly double check to see that the kids have their swimsuits, extra shoes and more than two pairs of underwear. Have everyone’s medicines? Sunscreen and bug spray? Car oil and tires checked? The list can get long quick! But have you considered cyber safety in your meticulous preparation for a fun and safe adventure? read more

Getting Both Sides of the Family Together

Getting both sides of the family together for celebrations is a common family dilemma. read more

How to Avoid Car Craziness: 4 Tips for Fight-Free Travel with Kids

From the day you bring your baby home from the hospital, strapped carefully into his new infant car seat, little lamby blanket tucked gently around him, cars have been part of his existence. Some kids love car rides, some don't. Get some quick tips to prepare for the smoothest possible road trip with kids. read more

Kids' Travel Activity Book

The Kids' Travel Activity Book is jam-packed with fun word puzzles, logic games, brain benders, and more -- it's the perfect distraction for your kids on car trip, plane trips, or anytime. Due to the graphics in this PDF, it may take several minutes to download the file. read more

Pencil and Paper Travel Games

The Pencil and Paper Game Book is a fun collection of classic pencil and paper games like tic-tac-toe and hangman, and it's the perfect distraction for your kids while you travel. Print out several copies for hours of fun! Due to the graphics in this PDF, it may take several minutes to download the file. read more

Tips for Thanksgiving Travel

Tips for Thanksgiving Travel During the holidays, travel is at its worst. No matter how you and your family decide to get from here to there, crowds converge at every turn, schedules go awry, and kids get antsy. Before you venture out this holiday season, consider these tips to avoid the bumpy roads and turbulence that define family travel. read more

Top Tips to Deal with In-Laws During the Holidays

If preparing for the holidays seems like a never-ending to-do List, you're not alone. Finding those last minute gifts, decorating the tree, or researching Hanukkah dinner recipes can all present unique challenges on top of the typical stresses of daily home and work life. What you don't need is added anxiety that can result from clashes with your in-laws. If that's an area where you struggle, use this helpful guide for dealing with in-laws during the holidays.   read more