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How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

Everyone has their favorite vacation pics. Mine are the ones of my…toaster. Don’t judge. It goes back to the fact that the very act of leaving my house to go on vacation is 90% of ...

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How to Plan a Road Trip With a Baby

How to Plan a Road Trip With a Baby

My husband and I just survived our first official road trip with our baby. As a couple, we did most of our vacations as road trips, so keeping to our vacation norm, we picked a ...

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Does Your Family Make a Summertime Wish List?

Does Your Family Make a Summertime Wish List?

Every year, it’s the same thing. In January, it feels as though summer is but a distant memory (except for the rush to register for summer camps). In May, summer seems to stretch out before ...

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5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

Summer is finally in full swing, which means the heavy coats, gloves, scarves, and all the extra stuff that my family needs to keep warm in the colder months of the year are now a distant ...

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The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

The Real Reason Moms Need Vacations

Common wisdom has it that moms need vacations to recover from the exhaustion that accompanies regular life. Nooooo. The real reason we need a vacation? The two weeks leading up to it. With summer breaks on ...

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5 Tips from Our First Vacation with Baby

5 Tips from Our First Vacation with Baby

Our First Vacation with Baby in Tow It’s been a long time coming, but we finally took the plunge and booked our first family vacation with the baby. After taking maternity leave, getting back into ...

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Flying with a Baby: JetBlue’s Powerful Mother’s Day Ad

Flying with a Baby: JetBlue’s Powerful Mother’s Day Ad

I’m tired. Not just regular working mom tired, but tired, as in my return flight from a business trip was delayed 3 hours and I didn’t get home from the airport until 4:00 am tired. ...

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Flying with a Baby: Checklist to Prepare for the Unexpected

Flying with a Baby: Checklist to Prepare for the Unexpected

There is an insurmountable list of things that make us nervous as new parents, and every new experience is an instance we can to add to that list. My husband and I recently had the opportunity to ...

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Tips for Flying Alone with Two Kids

Tips for Flying Alone with Two Kids

Picture this: A two-year-old, a six-year-old, a 4.5-hour flight, and you. That’s how I spent the day recently — flying alone with my two kids and no grown-up help. (To add to the fun, my husband had ...

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Trying New Summer Activities

Trying New Summer Activities

Part of what I enjoy about summer vacation is knowing what to expect. I know what I like, what my family likes and historically my husband and I try to guide our vacations around those ...

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