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7 Best Family Vacations for 2021

by Caroline Morse Teel

Feeling hopeful about a return to travel this year? We’ve found the seven best family…

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9 Best Travel Toys for Toddlers 2019

by Terry Ward

Any caregiver of a toddler knows exactly how active (as in nonstop, all over the…

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10 Best Smartwatches for Kids 2020

by Dave Parfitt

Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? As prices have come down, more and more…

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11 Best Ski and Snowsuits for Kids 2020

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Baby, it’s cold outside! If you're planning a family ski vacation or just want to…

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12 Road Trip Hacks Every Family Needs

by Lisa Milbrand

Road trips are a rite of passage, but the inevitable "Are we there yet?" from…

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8 Road Trip Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Tamekia Reece

Taking a road trip with kids means there will be messes: crumbs, spills, or worse, a diaper blowout or episode of car sickness. Unfortunately, it’s…

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11 Best Drones for Kids 2021

by Jeff Bogle

Anyone who’s ever flown a drone will tell you that it’s the coolest six to eight minutes you can have on land! Thankfully, the prices…

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10 Best Cameras for Vacation 2021

by Jeff Bogle

Most of us have everything we need to take a decent photo already sitting in our purse or pocket. But when it comes to truly capturing…

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10 Best Portable Vaporizers 2021

by Debbie Olsen

Traveling can be hard on your family’s health, and dry air is a big part of the problem. A typical airplane cabin is drier than…

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11 Best Camcorders 2021

by Jeff Bogle

We’re tempted to make some corny 80’s jokes here—like, put on your Z. Cavariccipants and tease your bangs while listening to MC Hammer—but just like…

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12 Best Portable Chargers 2021

by Jeff Bogle

While each family travels differently, with some preferring the scenic beauty of national parks, some the art and culture of big cities, and others the…

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9 Best Multi Pocket Travel Jackets

by Wendy Helfenbaum

No matter what kind of family vacation you’re heading out on, you’ll need a multi-pocket travel jacket to corral the long list of must-have essentials…

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The Best Baby Beach Gear 2020

by Cynthia J. Drake

When you think of babies and beaches, you might envision your infant peacefully napping in the shade, the sounds of the surf in the background…

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