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Family Travel Gear

Flip It and Reverse It: 10 Clothing Items…

by Amanda Norcross

Want to save big bucks on baggage fees? Make everything you jam into your suitcase…

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Beach Vacations

The Ultimate Beach Bag: 9 Best Beach Bags…

by Amanda Norcross

Searching for the ultimate beach bag? Whether you're loading up for a day trip to…

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Age-Friendly Travel

11 Best Sunglasses for Babies and Toddlers in…

by Amanda Norcross

Looking for a pair of sunglasses for baby? We recommend these baby and toddler sunglasses…

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Air Travel

The Ultimate Carry-On Bag for Moms

by Amanda Norcross

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

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Family Travel Gear

7 Best Baby Sun Hats for 2019

by Amanda Norcross

As many a parent can attest, keeping a sun hat on your child's head is…

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Beach Vacations

22 Best Swimsuits for Moms That’ll Make You…

by Amanda Norcross

When it comes to swimsuits, moms bring a lot of demands to the dressing room.…

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Beach Vacations

7 Best Beach Coolers 2019

by Amanda Norcross

Your kids know this: a juice box is somehow just not the same when served…

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12 Best Back to School Shoes 2019

by Amanda Norcross

Searching for new shoes for the upcoming school year? We’ve got the go-to shoes your kids (and maybe even you) want! These are the best…

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8 Road Trip Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Tamekia Reece

Taking a road trip with kids means there will be messes: crumbs, spills, or worse, a diaper blowout or episode of car sickness. Unfortunately, it’s…

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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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How to Pack Less for Vacation: Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Travel

by Courtney Elko

When you have kids, the amount of stuff you think you to need to pack for a trip can quickly add up. But less is more—especially…

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12 Best Travel Books for Tweens

by Judy Koutsky

Tween travel books are any books that inspire pre-teens to travel, be it a guidebook, a work of fiction or trivia. Author Veera Hiranandani often…

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Roll With It: The Best Kids Rolling Luggage

by Diana Ballon

Family vacations don’t just start when you get to your destination. It’s also about making the journey part of the trip. And with funky rolling…

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10 Best Travel Cooler Bags

by Jackie Perrin

Traveling in hot and humid climates means you often need an extra layer of protection for perishables and delicate items. For the times when you…

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11 Best Packable Sun Hats for Travel

by Katja Gaskell

Whether you’re packing for a family vacation, a romantic city break for two, or a weekend away with the girls, you don’t want to forget…

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9 Best Beach Towels (That Are Also Multifunctional)

by Cortney Fries

Do you have the same faded beach towels you’ve been using for several years now? Ready to invest in a new set for the family?…

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8 Things You Should Never Put in Your Checked Bag

by Keryn Means

As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes to find new homes just outside of Huntsville, Alabama, I…

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11 Best Packable Beach Chairs for the Whole Family

by Liz Alterman

When you’re headed to the beach, lake, or pool with your family, you probably already have plenty to transport. So when it comes to beach…

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7 Best One Piece Swimsuits for Moms

by Cynthia J. Drake

Like most moms, I know that whatever photo shows up on the product model is not necessarily what is awaiting me in the dressing room…

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7 Best Two Piece Swimsuits For Moms

by Cynthia J. Drake

Two piece swimsuits are super practical for moms, since they make bathroom breaks and locker room changes so much easier. When one kid is yelling…

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The Most Comfortable and Stylish Travel Clothes for Women

by Cortney Fries

Moms on the go want to look confident, yet feel comfy, especially when traveling. So I enrolled seven of my travel-loving girlfriends to get together…

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9 Most Fun Family Beach Games for 2019

by Beth Luberecki

If long days spent at the beach are on your vacation agenda, you know you’ll need things like sunscreen, towels, and sand pails. But it’s…

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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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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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