Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

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10 Best Clothing Brands for Women and Moms

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

Once you become a mom, there’s no doubt that priorities change when it comes to your wardrobe. Now, clothing needs to be practical, functional and…

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8 Unexpected Family Vacations to Try in the Mid-Atlantic

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

For many families, domestic travel is simply easier and more affordable than leaving the country. But once you’ve done all the American mainstays like Disney,…

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10 Family Bonding Vacations

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

The goal of every family vacation should be bonding rather than bickering, but between juggling transportation, schedules, demands and attitudes, it’s easy to forget why…

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10 Best Family Vacations in December

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

Once your kids reach a certain age, it becomes increasingly difficult to plan family vacations around their school and activity schedules. Many parents find themselves…

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10 Kids’ Travel Gadgets That Will Save Your Sanity

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

The gadgets you pack can make or break a vacation — especially a family vacation. Save your sanity with these essentials, guaranteed to keep the…

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10 Surprising Destinations With All Inclusive Family Resorts

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

 When you think of all-inclusive resorts—particularly family-friendly all-inclusive resorts—you probably think of Mexico and the Caribbean. Destinations in these areas are the standard for…

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5 Expert Tricks to Sleeping Better in a Hotel

by Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

I’ll admit it: I’m not the best sleeper, whether I’m at home or traveling. But I’ve actually found that I sleep better in hotels now…

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