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
I’ve mentioned before that I’m not great at planning family vacations. Now that J is in kindergarten, though, the school year feels a lot more constraining on our schedule… and I realize it’s only going to get worse from here on out. In order to try to force myself to plan vacations, my husband and … Read More about Vacation Planning: How Early is Too Early?
I was just talking with one of my mom friends about my best tips for flying with kids and thought it might make an interesting discussion over here. So ladies, what are your best tips for flying with kids? Have you found that different things worked when they were babies, then toddlers, then kindergartners and beyond? You may want … Read More about Tips for Flying with Kids
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