What to Pack for a Beach Day with Toddlers

What to Pack for a Beach Day with Toddlers

Pre-kids, I thought going to the beach was the ultimate way to relax. I loved listening to the sound of the waves gently crashing in the background while I enjoyed the feeling of the sun on my face and the sand beneath my toes. Before kids, my biggest problem at the beach was forgetting to apply sunscreen.

Going to the beach with 3 kids ages 4 and under is a sharp contrast to those days. We live only a few miles away from the beach, so we go there quite often for free entertainment. No matter how prepared we are, though, it still feels like it takes hours to even get out the door with all the gear we need, and I consider hiring a sherpa to carry everything.

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There's No "Right" Way to Travel

There's No "Right" Way to Travel

Travel can be anything you want it to be. The travel mindset is being open to new experiences, a respect for the place you’re visiting, a willingness to learn something new. It’s stepping outside your daily routine to view the world from a different perspective. It’s enjoying what’s right in front of you and embracing the present moment.

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Travel Hacks for Families with Young Kids

Travel Hacks for Families with Young Kids

When you’re traveling with kids, simplicity, ease, and any tricks that can save time are everything. If you’re planning a family trip, you might be looking for some travel hacks to make the packing process, the flight or road trip, and the hotel stay less stressful. I surveyed some seriously experienced parents who travel with kids often, and asked them for their best travel hacks for families with young children.

Our family has been doing a lot of travel with our three kids, and there’s not teacher like experience. Each trip we get a little more efficient, and the kids do better and better on the road or in the air. However, sometimes it helps to turn to parents who have been there, done that to help shorten the learning curve and make your life a little easier as you plan your next vacation.

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Tips for Visiting Disney World with a Baby

Tips for Visiting Disney World with a Baby

Tips for doing Disney World with a baby. Whether you’re bringing a 1 year old or a 3 month old to Disney World (or anything in between), there are some tried and true tips you can try to make your vacation more enjoyable. We’ll go through what to bring, what baby gear to pack, where to stay, and how to map out your days. Bringing a baby to Disney can be downright fun!

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