7 Things You Should Never Do at Your…

by Judy Koutsky

Getting ready to book a hotel for your next family vacation? Avoid these common mistakes…

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5 Ways to Ruin Your All-Inclusive Family Vacation

by Judy Koutsky

Booking an all-inclusive family vacation means you can pay for everything upfront and leave your…

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Family Travel Tips

5 Expert Tricks to Sleeping Better in a…

by Judy Koutsky

I'll admit it: I'm not the best sleeper, whether I'm at home or traveling. But…

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How to Return from a Family Vacation Without…

by Judy Koutsky

The phrase "post-vacation blues" doesn't even begin to cover the feeling that many parents have…

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Packing Tips

8 Things That Will Ruin Your Vacation If…

by Judy Koutsky

If there's something that could be forgotten while packing for a trip, I guarantee my…

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Cultural Vacations

How to Survive (and Actually Enjoy) a Family…

by Judy Koutsky

Let's face it -- even if you have the best relationship with your in-laws, seeing…

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The One Travel Hack That Could Save You Hundreds

by Judy Koutsky

With the recent news that many airlines are increasing their checked baggage fee (from $25 a bag to $30), a family of four will now…

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6 Things You Should Never Buy Before You Travel

by Beth Luberecki

Traveling—especially with a family in tow—requires lots of advance planning and preparation. There are flights and hotels to book, excursions to be arranged, and movies…

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The One Vacation Photo You Should Never Post on Social Media

by Karon Warren

Ready to upload those family vacation photos? Not so fast. There are a few precautions–some you probably didn’t even think of–to take before sharing your…

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Ouch! What to Do If Your Child Gets Sick or Injured on Vacation

by Cynthia J. Drake

On vacation with a sick or injured kid? Medical professionals share their advice for dealing with the unexpected health care emergency while traveling.

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8 Best Swim Goggles for Kids

by Cynthia J. Drake

Keeping common complaints in mind, we set out on a mission to find goggles that keep kids happily exploring the underwater world (while also keeping…

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8 Secrets to Getting Cheap Broadway Tickets

by Holly Rosen Fink

The cost of Broadway tickets can be downright mind-boggling – especially when you’re trying to purchase them for an entire family! Here, we share the…

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The Best Times to Travel to Popular Family Vacation Destinations

by Courtney Elko

Choose the best time to visit these popular family vacation destinations.

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The 5 Moms You’ll Meet on Vacation

by Cynthia J. Drake

These are five caricatures of moms you might meet – or moms you might BE – on vacation. Which one are you?

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The Secrets to a Kid-Pleasing Staycation

by Courtney Elko

Considering a staycation? Choose one of these ideas in your neighborhood, town or even your home! Remember – it’s the memories that matter most, not…

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13 Holiday Travel Mistakes for Families to Avoid

by Courtney Elko

‘Tis the season for turkey dinners, hot apple cider, snowy nights, decorating the house and seeing pure joy and holiday cheer on your kids’ faces.…

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Traveling Before Kids vs. Traveling After Kids

by Cynthia J. Drake

One mom shares her (very funny) vacation experiences before and after kids.

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It’s OK to Eat McDonald’s in Europe (and Other Family Vacation Real Talk)

by Traci L. Suppa

One of my fondest memories of traveling as a kid was the day my parents let us have lunch at a McDonald’s in the Ginza…

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The Most Embarrassing Family Vacation Moments Ever (and What We Learned From Them)

by Cynthia J. Drake

We had just settled into our booth at the popular Jewish deli we had been looking forward all week during our Florida vacation. A steaming…

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How Traveling During Postpartum Depression Brought Me Back to Myself — and My Family

by Judy Koutsky

One mom shares her postpartum depression story and how travel (with and without kids) was and will always be the answer.

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11 Insanely Easy Hotel Hacks You Need to Try

by Cynthia J. Drake

There’s an all-too-true internet meme that says parents don’t really go on vacations; they just take care of their children in a different city. And…

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8 Ways You Can Actually Relax on Your Next Family Vacation

by Judy Koutsky

Since I love to experience new things and because I have high-energy boys, we tend to pack in a lot on our family vacations. But…

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International Travel With Kids: What to Know, Tips & More

by Terry Ward

Ask some parents for their best tips for traveling internationally with kids and they’ll be quick to the point with a resounding, “Don’t do it.”…

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Tips for Traveling While Breastfeeding

by Courtney Elko

Traveling with kids of any age can be trying on parents, and the added “bonus” of getting through airport security lines with kids is always…

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One on One Trips With Kids

by Judy Koutsky

It’s not always easy finding the time (or money) to take each child on a solo trip, but the end result makes it worthwhile. Consider…

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Finding Childcare When Traveling

by Lissa Poirot

Need some mom and dad time on your trip? (Hint: the answer is yes.) Use these resources to find the perfect sitter to keep an…

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5 Crafts to Commemorate Your Family Vacation

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

When you return from this year’s family trip, why not make some mementos of your time there so you’ll have a physical memory to treasure…

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The Thrill of Riding Amtrak

by Wendy Irvine

Not enthused about the expense and hassle of the airport, or the prospect of cramming energetic kids into the backseat for a road trip? A…

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6 Surprises About Virginia Beach

by Traci L. Suppa

Planning a trip to Virginia Beach? Here are a couple things to know before you go.

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Can Babies and Kids Go in Hot Tubs?

by Amanda Norcross

We talked to Dr. Lara McKenzie, Principal Investigator at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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Hotels and Resorts Accommodate Food Allergies

by Hilarey Wojtowicz

Does your child suffer from food allergies? Many hotels and resorts are introducing allergy-friendly dining.

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