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Family Travel Gear

10 Most Versatile Travel Dresses for Stylish Moms

by Dave Parfitt

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

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Family Travel Gear

9 Best Headphones for Kids in 2019, According…

by Dave Parfitt

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 Dave Parfitt

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

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Family Travel Gear

10 Ways to Take Better Vacation Photos

by Dave Parfitt

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 Dave Parfitt

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 Dave Parfitt

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

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10 Best Beach Umbrellas for 2019

by Dave Parfitt

We were having a great time in Bethany Beach, Delaware, visiting the grandparents until “the incident.” A gust of wind picked up our beach umbrella, blew…

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10 Summer Beachwear Must-Haves for Tweens and Teens

by Beth Luberecki

When the whole family’s heading to the beach, your tween or teen might be most concerned with how they’ll look in their all-important Instagram pics.…

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10 Best Travel-Inspired Books For Young Kids

by Wendy Helfenbaum

The best screen-free activity of all time, books–especially ones about travel–offer a great way to teach kids about a new destination or culture, either before,…

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8 Genius Beach Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Amanda Norcross

Going to the beach with kids is a lot of fun. It’s also a lot of work. Make your upcoming beach visit a breeze with…

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What to Pack for Adventure Travel: 15 Essentials for Families

by Katja Gaskell

If you’re planning any kind of adventure activities on your next family vacation, you’re going to need more than just flip flops and a swimsuit.…

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7 Sanity-Saving Tactics to Get Your Baby to Sleep on Vacation

by Jackie Perrin

Babies are famously portable, but an unfamiliar environment can disrupt everyone’s sleep schedule. Use these tactics to ensure you and your little ones get your…

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How to Make Your Own Travel First-Aid Kit

by Katja Gaskell

Whether you’re taking a road trip to see family or flying overseas, there’s one thing you most definitely need to pack: a first-aid kit. While…

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12 Best Family Card Games to Play on Vacation

by Jackie Perrin

Lightweight and portable, card games are great family travel diversions. Whether you’re rained out, snowed in, waiting at the airport or just hanging out in…

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10 Best Kid-Proof Water Bottles for Travel

by Dave Parfitt

A solid reusable water bottle is essential for everyone in the family—kids included. Stainless steel water bottles have gained popularity as parents look to avoid…

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8 Bathing Suits for Moms That’ll Make You Look and Feel Good

by Cynthia J. Drake

When it comes to swimsuits, moms bring a lot of demands to the dressing room. We want a bathing suit that hides our stretch marks,…

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The Perfect Beach Outfit for Girls

by Keryn Means

Our little ladies deserve to look adorable, but also be comfortable on the beach. As much as we want them to be our mini-me, the…

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The Perfect Beach Outfit for Boys

by Keryn Means

Little boys put every item to the test within minutes, so it’s important that what they wear can withstand excessive amounts of play. We know…

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What to Pack for a Summer City Vacation With Kids: 12 Essentials to Bring

by Cynthia J. Drake

If you’re heading out for a city vacation this summer, you’ve probably planned a well-rounded itinerary filled with museums, parks and public transit (for suburban…

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10 Beach-Themed Books to Pack for Your Summer Vacation

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Sun, sand and surf—the three must-have ingredients for an awesome vacation. Whether you’re ready to download or pack up some books for your next family…

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12 Best Flip Flops for Kids in 2019

by Keryn Means

Warm weather fun means those little toes need to be free to roam. The kids’ feet have grown once again, so you are looking for…

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Blisters, Be Gone: 11 Best Hiking Shoes for Kids

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Nothing beats a heart-pumping hike through a gorgeous national park, alongside a busy boardwalk or around a lake. If you want to prevent hours of…

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10 Best Maternity Swim Cover Ups for 2019

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Whether you’re on a babymoon for one last kid-free jaunt before you become a mom, or you’re waddling after little ones at an all-inclusive resort,…

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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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Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2019: 13 Picks for the Always-Hard-To-Shop-For Dad

by Jeff Bogle

He may say that he doesn’t want anything for Father’s Day, but every dad loves to receive a sweet gift from his children. So here’s…

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13 Best Shoes to Wear at Disney World in 2019

by Jackie Perrin

For a visit to “The Happiest Place on Earth,” you’ll need shoes with star-power as well as stamina. These magic-making shoes for youth from Zappos…

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10 Best Travel Books to Inspire Wanderlust Teens

by Dave Parfitt

As teens strive for independence, sometimes they look to break away from the family vacation and venture off on their own. Here are 10 travel…

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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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