October 25, 2016
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Before You Forget (Again), Use This Travel Checklist for Kids

Have you ever noticed that it seems like you forget at least one or two things when you go on vacation? This is usually the case for most people, especially if they have children. Kids tend to raise their parents’ stress levels in the weeks prior to a big vacation, which can cause them to forget something as they pack. To avoid this on your next trip, use this travel checklist for kids to keep you on track when it’s time to get the kids all packed and ready to go! Travel Checklist for Kids Infants • Bottles • Extra […]
October 21, 2016
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5 Awesome Reasons You Need to Visit Legoland Florida Now

  As I mentioned last week at the beginning of my traveling with young kids post, we drove to Legoland Florida over the weekend and had a wonderful time. If your toddler is still taking an afternoon nap, you know how difficult it is to go somewhere for a day trip. We tried to squeeze as much fun in as we could before the potential meltdown. We waited to go until October in hopes that it would be “cooler”, but HELLO, it’s Florida. However, it turned out to be the perfect time for several reasons. 1. Brick or Treat One of […]
October 11, 2016
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Rules for Traveling With Young Kids

This weekend we are finally making a trip to LEGOLAND Florida. For most people, the only time when the thought of traveling with young kids wasn’t frightening was before they actually had kids of their own! Those with children often cringe at the thought of traveling (in any fashion) with their kids in tow. If you are preparing for a trip and have kids, then you are probably experiencing a little anxiety about how you are actually going to manage the logistics of traveling with the kids…without killing anyone! Don’t worry. It is possible to have an enjoyable trip while traveling with […]
October 7, 2016
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The Amazing Trick That Calms A Hangry Toddler

Imagine you have just gotten to your friend’s house for a play date when your toddler suddenly becomes hangry. You could decide to cancel the play date and go get your hangry toddler something to eat. Or ask if you could make him something from their food because, of course they don’t mind, right? Both of these ideas are good ways of never being asked back for a play date. I have a much better solution. We make sure to always have Gerber Lil’ Beanies on hand for just these types of situations. They have 2 grams of protein and 1 gram of […]
October 4, 2016
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How Education Can Make A World of Difference

When I was a young child, my parents instilled in me the idea that I would go to college. It was just non-negotiable. As my son gets older, I hope to impress upon him the same objective. This little boy is the light of my life and I want the very best for him. And I know that getting as much education as possible will guide his way. Living in the United States, we sometimes take our education for granted. Our kids complain about getting up early in the morning, coming home and doing homework, standardized testing, the list goes […]
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