Do you take family vacations with your kids’ grandparents or other extended family members? Who pays, and how do you decide where to go?
Here are some of the things I’ve learned to bring along on a road trip, both for ease of travel and for a peaceful, multi-hour stretch on the road… I’d love to hear yours.
Have you ever taken a vacation without kids? There’s a huge range here..
With Labor Day almost here (I swear I just turned my wall calendar page to August … and now it’s already time to buy a PTSA calendar), we thought we would share some family staycation tips. For those of you ran out of time to plan a Labor Day trip or just decided to relax … Read More about Family Staycation Tips: How to Make the Most of Lazy Long Weekends
2019 Update: We still stand by this discussion on family vacations and coworker jealousy — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of what kind of family vacation is right for you. Here’s what is perhaps an odd question: Do you ever feel like there is coworker jealousy surrounding your … Read More about Family Vacations and Coworker Jealousy
Which family vacation resorts have you tried and enjoyed? Are there any you’ve tried that you wouldn’t? Which is your kids’ favorite? When you want to have a fun family vacation but don’t want to do a lot of planning, where do you go? Which do you think are the easiest family vacation resorts for working … Read More about The Easiest Family Vacation Resorts for Working Moms
New parents learn very quickly that going anywhere with a baby requires a lot of “stuff.” If you’re going out to dinner and bringing a diaper bag packed with supplies, that’s not so bad, but family vacations are another story. If your destination is nowhere near friends or relatives with baby gear that you can … Read More about Three Companies That Rent Baby Gear for Travel
How early is too early to start planning your next family vacation?
All of our best tips on flying with kids — including why an applesauce pouch or thermos is ESSENTIAL.
What are your best tips for renting a vacation house or Airbnb with kids, ladies? Whether you’re doing Airbnb, VRBO, or another sort of rental, planning and executing the trip can feel like a full-time job in and of itself. I shared a vacation horror story a week or so ago on Corporette — we rented a small … Read More about 3 Tips for Using Airbnb — with Kids
What are your laziest/smartest mom hacks? What are your best tips for getting stuff done around the house in “unperfect” ways? Some readers seemed miffed by my posts on photo organization and organizing kids’ clothes — but I am faaaar from perfect, and hate to give that impression. (Sorry, ladies!) Of course I’m going to write a … Read More about Your Laziest Mom Hacks