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Family Travel Gear

10 Most Versatile Travel Dresses for Stylish Moms

by Jackie Perrin

A versatile travel dress can help you stay cool on vacation, while also looking completely…

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9 Best Headphones for Kids in 2019, According…

by Jackie Perrin

Buying your child a pair of headphones ensures you don’t have to listen to Baby…

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Air Travel

The Ultimate Carry-On Bag for Moms

by Jackie Perrin

Finding the best carry-on bag for any type of travel can be challenging. But when…

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10 Ways to Take Better Vacation Photos

by Jackie Perrin

Our smartphones are increasingly doing it all. They're our computers, TVs and stereos. They’re where we…

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Family Travel Gear

Beyond the Diaper Bag: 9 Best Daypacks for…

by Jackie Perrin

Chances are, your family vacation will include at least one day of adventure—think hiking, cycling,…

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Beach Vacations

The Perfect Beach Wardrobe for Moms: 7 Essentials…

by Jackie Perrin

A trip to the beach is stressful enough for mom without having to worry about…

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8 Best New Family Games to Play on Vacation in 2019

by Jackie Perrin

Searching for a vacation activity that will bring the whole family together? Whether your goal is to embrace the latest technology, draw in a reluctant…

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12 Camping Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Jeff Bogle

Upgrade your next camping vacation with this comprehensive guide to camping gadgets you didn’t realize you needed, from a smokeless grill to a camping lantern…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2019: 10 Travel-Inspired Gifts for the World’s Best Mom

by Beth Luberecki

Sure, moms always appreciate flowers and kid-made cards as sweet Mother’s Day gifts. But this year, go the extra mile and get mom a special…

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9 Best Travel Cameras for Kids

by Diana Ballon

Putting a camera in the hands of your child makes them a visual storyteller of their travels. Of course, their storytelling will become increasingly sophisticated…

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9 Best Natural Bug Repellents for Kids

by Katja Gaskell

If there’s one thing that can spoil a family vacation quicker than a dropped ice cream cone, it’s itchy bug bites. If you suspect insects…

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The Best Beach Outfit for Men: 6 Essentials Every Dad Should Own

by Keryn Means

Warm weather and sandy beaches mean that dads are in for a very busy day with the kids. While singles and young couples are lounging…

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10 Best Headphones for Parents in 2019

by Jeff Bogle

It’s not that we don’t want to hear our kids (okay, maybe we don’t—especially when they’re fighting in the back seat). But from time to…

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How to Make a Sensory Travel Tool Kit: 10 Travel Tools to Pack for your Sensitive Child

by Jackie Perrin

When traveling with a child with autism or someone who has special sensory needs, it’s important to equip them with the right tools for traveling.…

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The 10 Best Middle Grade and Young Adult Books for March 2019

by Josh Roberts

The best middle grade (MG) and young adult (YA) books released in March 2019 feature middle school bullies who want to reform, WWII-era love stories,…

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Flip It and Reverse It: 10 Clothing Items That Do Double-Duty on Vacation

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Want to save big bucks on baggage fees? Make everything you jam into your suitcase work twice as hard! Clothing and gear that does double-duty…

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11 Hacks for Hiding Your Valuables on Vacation

by Wendy Helfenbaum

When planning family vacations, we spend so much time booking airline tickets, making hotel reservations, researching fun excursions, and corralling our kids’ stuff. Yet we…

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11 Best Travel Shoes for Kids

by Cortney Fries

There’s only so much room in your suitcase, so when packing for family vacations, you usually have to choose only a pair or two of shoes…

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What to Pack for a Disney Cruise: The Ultimate Packing List

by Courtney Elko

Not sure what to pack for your upcoming Disney cruise? We’ve compiled the ultimate packing list, with everything from embarkation day essentials to the always-important…

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What to Pack for Your Vacation Rental: 62 Essential Items to Bring (and What You Can Leave at Home)

by Cynthia J. Drake

Vacation rentals (found on sites such as VRBO, AirBnb, FlipKey, HomeAway and TripAdvisorRentals) can be a wonderful option for family vacations, as they typically allow…

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The 10 Best Middle Grade and Young Adult Books for February 2019

by Josh Roberts

This month’s most exciting new middle grade and young adult books include a modern reimagining of Little Women in graphic novel form, a darkly hilarious…

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13 Rain Gear Essentials to Bring on Any Vacation

by Andrea Guthmann

Family travel requires being prepared for the unexpected. No matter your vacation destination, some rain may fall, but don’t let a fickle forecast get you…

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7 Best Toiletry Bags for Moms

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Mom’s toiletry bag is Command Central for the entire family, isn’t it? Owning a bag that holds everything from aloe for sunburns, waterproof bandages, a mini…

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9 Best Water Shoes for the Whole Family

by Terry Ward

Inspecting tidal pools for critters and heading out on a kayak adventure is all the more enjoyable when nobody’s complaining about soggy sneakers and sore…

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12 Ways to Look and Feel Sexy on Your Next Beach Vacation

by Cynthia J. Drake

To paraphrase an oft-quoted remark about having children, just because you’re a mom doesn’t mean you’re dead. Moms can and should embrace their sexiness, however…

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11 Great Reads for Your Cruise Vacation

by Wendy Helfenbaum

If you’re anything like us, deciding what to read on a cruise is often more difficult than choosing which shoes to bring. That’s why it’s…

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8 Teen-Approved Carry-On Bags

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Once you’ve taught your child to pack his or her own bags, the next step is to make sure they actually lug it all on…

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The 10 Best Middle Grade and Young Adult Books for January 2019

by Josh Roberts

This month, the best newly released middle grade (MG) and young adult (YA) books feature “unteachable” kids, fairy tale retellings, historical heists, feminist epics, and…

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7 Best Double Strollers for Travel

by Terry Ward

To break out the double stroller or not—for parents of more than one young child, that’s often the question. Admittedly, there are times in your…

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7 Maternity Dresses Made for Travel

by Terry Ward

There are quite a few things about pregnancy that can be uncomfortable. But one thing most moms appreciate when it comes to maternity logistics is…

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16 Travel-Inspired Books Dads Will Love

by Jeff Bogle

Not only do travel-inspired books make great gifts, but they also give dad inspiration to explore new places (with his kids, of course). Below is…

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