Terry Ward

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10 Best Maternity Swimsuits 2020

by Terry Ward

Pregnancy feels better when you just add water. And a dip in the ocean, pool or lake is all the more inviting when you can…

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9 Best Travel Booster Seats 2020

by Terry Ward

Milestones are a part of raising kids at all phases of their early lives—and there are milestones of importance to note, too, when it comes…

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Evenflo Chase vs. Evenflo Maestro: Which Evenflo Car Seat Is Best For Your Family?

by Terry Ward

Evenflo makes some of our favorite go-anywhere baby and kid products, from the brand’s vast range of bottles to the Pivot Xplore All-Terrain Stroller Wagon,…

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8 Best Non-All-Inclusive Resorts in Cancun

by Terry Ward

Cancun is more or less synonymous with the all-inclusive vacation. So it might surprise you that Mexico’s most famous stretch of Yucatan coastline is also…

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Graco 4Ever vs. Extend2Fit: Which Graco Car Seat Is Best For Your Family?

by Terry Ward

Ah, the struggle to settle on the perfect car seat. If you thought deciding which stroller to buy was a doozy, wait until you embark…

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How Does the BabyBjörn Travel Crib Stack Up Against the Best Travel Cribs?

by Terry Ward

One of the best travel cribs on the market, the BabyBjörn Travel Crib (also called the BabyBjörn Travel Crib Light—they’re the same thing) has set the gold…

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17 Best Travel Clothes for Men 2020

by Terry Ward

Heading out of town? Relax, guys, and follow our lead on what to pack. The best travel clothes for men are ones that layer well…

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Baby Sling vs. Baby Carrier vs. Baby Wrap: What’s the Difference?

by Terry Ward

Wraps, carriers and slings, oh my! For baby-wearing parents, the hard part isn’t deciding whether or not to carry your baby around on your body—of…

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24 Best Diaper Bags for Moms 2020

by Terry Ward

Becoming a parent or primary caregiver to a child opens you up to a lot of new life experiences—including the myriad, utterly mind-boggling amount of…

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10 Best Packing Cubes for Kids and Families 2020

by Terry Ward

It’s easy for adults to take charge and do it all. But involving the kids in the packing process for a trip can make them…

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10 Best Baby Socks (That Actually Stay On)

by Terry Ward

Hang around with a baby long enough and you’ll surely encounter one of the biggest clothing mysteries of all: the case of the vanishing baby…

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The 15 Most Booked Hotels and Resorts on Family Vacation Critic

by Terry Ward

The proof is in the pudding—or in this case, the bookings. Nothing says more about a property than its reviews and the number of times…

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7 Best Kohl’s Black Friday Sales 2019

by Terry Ward

The only thing we like more than getting a head start on our holiday shopping is knocking it off the to-do list entirely. And when…

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Traveling With Infants and Toddlers: All of Your Questions, Answered

by Terry Ward

Preparing for your first trip with an infant or toddler? We know how stressful it can be and are here to help with all the…

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14 Best Holiday Gifts for Toddlers 2019

by Terry Ward

Once the babies on your shopping list start to get around (and get into everything) on their own, it’s a whole new world of gift…

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11 Most Affordable Vacations for Large Families

by Terry Ward

So your great, big family wants to go on vacation together. Great news! The only downside when you’re traveling with a crowd—whether that’s an extended…

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7 Large Suitcases That Will Hold All of Your Family’s Stuff

by Terry Ward

The family that packs everything into a single checked bag… stays together? Well, we like to think so—especially since all of your belongings are in…

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The Best Airplane Baby Clothes: 9 Great Outfits and Accessories

by Terry Ward

Of all the moving parts you have to assemble when flying with a little one, airplane baby clothes probably aren’t the first items that spring…

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The One Travel Accessory Every Mom Should Own

by Terry Ward

French women swear by this accessory, as evidenced in their stylish daily wardrobes that are more often than not cinched with one. It’s the one…

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Baby Registry Checklist: 10 Baby Registry Must Haves for Jetsetting Parents

by Terry Ward

You know those people who get married and all they request for their wedding registry are contributions toward their dream honeymoon? That was us, pre-kids.…

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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 place) this age group can be. And travelers know there’s…

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9 Best Florida Vacations With Toddlers

by Terry Ward

In addition to its dreamy beaches, the Sunshine State is packed with historical and cultural attractions that make for plenty an educational family vacation (we’re…

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What to Pack for the Beach With Kids: 47 Essentials for Families

by Terry Ward

Loading up the family ride for a day at the beach can feel like a monumental task that’s made exponentially larger with each additional child…

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11 Do’s and Don’ts of Traveling While Pregnant

by Terry Ward

As you know, there’s so much information out there for pregnant women—on the world wide web, from other mothers and friends, from your doctor and…

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9 Kid-Approved Snacks to Bring on the Plane

by Terry Ward

Snacks. You’ve got to love them—especially when you’re traveling with cranky kids and hours of flight time looming in front of you. Carefully calculating when…

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