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Family Travel Gear

10 Most Versatile Travel Dresses for Stylish Moms

by Josh Roberts

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 Josh Roberts

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 Josh Roberts

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 Josh Roberts

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 Josh Roberts

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 Josh Roberts

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

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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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What to Pack for the Caribbean: 13 Essentials for Families

by Cynthia J. Drake

Your family is headed to the Caribbean for a much needed getaway filled with sun, sea and sand. The only thing that’s left to do:…

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The Disney Dozen: 12 Things You Can’t Forget to Pack for Disney World

by Jackie Perrin

Disney World is the happiest place on earth, say many families. That is, if you pack appropriately! Don’t make the mistake of touring the “World”…

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6 Scavenger Hunt Games You Can Play On the Go

by Jackie Perrin

Scavenger hunts can rescue a rainy day on vacation, keep the kids busy on the road, or help them learn geography or get to know…

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This Winter’s Best Snowsuits for Kids

by Cynthia J. Drake

If you’re planning a family ski vacation or just want to get out in the snow and do some sledding during winter break, staycation style,…

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8 Best Travel Pants & Leggings for Moms

by Tamara Gruber

These styles help you pack light, feel comfortable, and look good. And, some even offer travel-friendly features such as sun protection and quick-drying fabric. These…

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7 Best Life Vests for Kids

by Cynthia J. Drake

Life jacket use – whether in the pool, at the beach or on a boat – is one important step families can take to help…

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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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10 Best Pool and Beach Toys You Can Pack

by Cynthia J. Drake

We took a look at the coolest beach and pool toys and assembled a list for your next pre-trip Amazon shopping spree. Stock up on…

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7 Best Baby Beach Tents

by Courtney Elko

Looking for a beach tent to protect your little ones from the sun and heat? These are our picks for the best baby beach tents.

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10 Best Travel Purses and Backpacks for Family Vacations

by Courtney Elko

Purchase one of these stylish and durable travel purses for your next family vacation.

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6 Cozy Winter Vests for Your Next Vacation

by Amanda Norcross

In the market for a new winter vest? Consider one of these stylish and versatile vests, all of which are perfect for travel!

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16 Best Booties for Travel in 2019

by Amanda Norcross

We’ve found this season’s cutest and most comfortable booties to wear (while you’re inevitably chasing the kids around). These are the best booties for fall…

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The Best Baby Beach Gear: 12 Beach Essentials for Baby

by Cynthia J. Drake

Our favorite baby beach gear includes some out-of-the-box ideas from parents who have already beach-tested these items with their own babies. Bonus — you likely…

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#MomGoals – 11 Swimsuit Cover Ups You Need in Your Closet Now

by Cynthia J. Drake

Let’s be real: for some of us, anything related to bathing suits can be an event on par with, say, a root canal. But once…

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