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  • couple on a kids free vacation
    Travel and Vacations
    8 Reasons Why All Parents Should Take a Kid-Free Vacation
    Most parents probably spend a few moments fantasizing about a kids-free vacation every week. It may happen when your child is popping out of bed after you’ve already said goodnight five times or when you’re facing mounds of child-sized laundr...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • traveling with kids
    Travel Activities
    How to Keep Kids Busy While Traveling
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • When Can Infants Fly
    Airplane Safety
    How Early Can Infants Fly on Planes?
    How early can an infant fly on a plane? Our expert gives you guidelines for flying with infants. ...
  • Toy Story Land Is Everything
    Travel and Vacations
    5 Reasons Why Disney's New Toy Story Land Is Everything
    Courtesy Disney The much anticipated Toy Story Land is finally open at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, FL! Woody and Buzz fans have been dying to see what Disney would pull out of their magic sleeves for this park, and no one is disappoi...
  • Best Vacations for the Active Family
    Travel and Vacations
    Best Vacations for the Active Family
    Does your family love adventure? If so, there's nothing better than taking a vacation where you'll spend time in the great outdoors and get pushed out of your comfort zone, creating unbeatable family memories. Check out these best vacations for t...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • summer travel tips with kids
    Travel and Vacations
    Best Summer Traveling Tips With Kids
    Summer is the perfect time to take a family vacation, but sometimes traveling with little ones can more exhausting than relaxing. Whether you're heading over to the beach, or spending time at a theme park, keep your kiddos happy and well-behaved ...
  • Travel Games Printables
    Dots to Boxes
    Dots to boxes is a classic pencil and paper game, a perfect travel game for the whole family. ...
  • staycation kite flying
    Summer Vacation
    5 Staycation Ideas for Family Vacation
    Planning a family getaway? Well you don't always have to travel to a tropical resort. Sometimes, the best vacation is right near your home. Here are some staycation ideas for family vacation! 1. Make Your Yard an Oasis or Campground Whether y...
    Laura Richards
  • cyber safety when traveling
    Holiday Travel
    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 doub...
    By Patrick Craven
  • Best family friendly beaches
    Beaches
    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 vaca...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • seashellwindchime
    Summer Crafts and Activities
    The 10 Best Beach-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Sand, seashells, and stones can provide hours of family fun both on the beach and at home. Get some ideas for beach-related activities, games, and crafts to try with kids of any age. ...
    Erin Dower
  • Top 10 summer beach reads 2017
    Summer
    Top 10 Summer Beach Reads for 2017
    Nothing says vacation like relaxing into soft, warm sand while being whisked away by an enthralling and timely book. Whether you love mystery or romance, make sure to bring along a few of these top summer beach reads on your next beachside trip.....
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • 5 Best Cities for Family Vacation
    Family Life
    5 Best Cities for Family Vacation
    Planning a vacation is one activity your family is sure to enjoy as there are plenty of options to choose from. The surf or the slopes. Big city bustle or serenity of a mountain cabin. And then there's the manner of travel. Load up the car for a ...
    Steven Auger
  • kids with fully packed suitcases ready for family vacation
    Summer
    Tips to Pack for Summer Family Vacation
    The countdown is on until summer break arrives. Warm nights, ice cream trucks, and beach days will soon be here, and that makes me pretty darn excited. Every year we take a family vacation to Cape Cod, a trip I daydream about during cold New Engl...
    Courtney Key
  • Travel Games Printables
    Tic-Tac-Toe
    This is the classic pencil and paper game. Print out several copies and have hours of head-to-head fun. ...
  • Car Rides with Kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    12 Tips for Surviving a Road Trip with Your Kids
    Traveling with kids on a long car trip — we've all been there. Before you've even crossed town lines the, "Are we there yet?" starts getting asked or, "How long until we get there?" via GIPHY More: What to Keep in Your Car for Max Efficiency ...
    Laura Richards
  • Child Using TAblet on Plane
    Kids
    3 Essential Tips to Survive a Long Plane Ride with Your Children
    Airplane travel with kids can be easy and fun for the whole family. Not long ago, in the days before electronic devices were allowed to be used during takeoff and seat backs featured televisions with built-in video games, you had to pack a huge ...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Smiling Happy Family in Car
    Indoor Activities
    Travel Activities: Road Trip Math
    Travel Activities: Road Trip Math Road trip math not only keeps your child occupied during a long trip, but itcan also practice some of his real-life math skills. From license plates to maps and meals, there are many ways to make your trip a li...