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Comparing Travel Booster Seats: mifold vs. Bubble Bum

Comparing Travel Booster Seats: mifold vs. Bubble Bum

We’re a family that travels quite a bit by air and I’m sure all of us parents can agree that flying with a convertible car seat or a high-back booster seat can be a huge pain. There’s the stress of having to carry it along with your luggage all while wrangling your kids. There’s also [...]

Flying Alone With Your Kids: My Ten Survival Tips

Flying Alone With Your Kids: My Ten Survival Tips

My husband and I are seasoned travelers with our oldest son, who will be six later this year. We keep track of his trips with over 110,000 miles so far! He can identify at least half a dozen airlines by their livery and he knows that being chatty and friendly with the pilots and flight [...]

Traveling: Asian Vacation with Our 3-Year-Old

Traveling: Asian Vacation with Our 3-Year-Old

Who says that once you have kids, you can’t travel anymore? Back in October of 2012, my husband and I spent two and a half weeks in Hong Kong, Macau and Hainan, China with our three year old son, TJ. Even though we are all experienced travellers, I was a little worried about how our [...]

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – In-Flight

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – In-Flight

This is Part Three in a series about flying with babies and toddlers. You survived packing and getting to the airport. You made it through airport security. This post is about time spent at the gate, boarding, and during the actual flight. Then your vacation can really start, right?! Check out Part 1 - Pre-Flight and [...]

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – Airport Security

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – Airport Security

This is part two of a series dedicated to advice on navigating airports with babies and toddlers; here is a link to Part 1 and Part 3. This post is all about going through airport security. It may only take a few minutes to actually get through, but the stress and headache it can cause is [...]

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – Pre-Flight

Flying with Babies & Toddlers – Pre-Flight

How many of us mamas only have to think about navigating an airport or flying with our babies to break out in a cold sweat? With how much the aviation industry has changed in the last fifty years, it’s not always a kid-friendly place anymore. But it can be. Just ask my son, who’s flown just over [...]