Travel with Kids Tips


Traveling with kids can be BRUTAL, but we all got to do it. So use our tips and tricks to make the journey a bit easier, and GOOD LUCK! 

Travel Tips & Tricks

Travel Guide: Washington DC with Little Kids

Most family vacations we’ve taken thus far have been non-educational, beach-y type of trips. It’s been time to relax and explore. This year, my husband had a summer conference in Washington DC, and we thought why not give DC a try…with a 5, 2, and 6 month old. Mere days before the trip, I realized […]

Preparing for International Travel with a Preschooler

Preparing for international travel with a preschooler can be a daunting task. There are flights to book, reservations to make, and endless blogs that give you advice on what you “MUST SEE!” Throw in an unpredictable preschooler to the mix and it’s bound to be a vacation (trip?) you’ll never forget! Preparing for International Travel […]

Road Trip Boredom Killer: DIY Travel LEGO Box

With the summer months upon us, there is a likelihood that there’s at least one car trip out of the abysmal heat to California or Northern Arizona in your future. While iPads, DVD players, and other electronic devices can cause a distraction, having kids play and engage their imaginations is important. Finding something to keep […]

Traveling with kids can be fun if you’re prepared.

Traveling with kids gets a bad rap. Many people avoid it because it seems more trouble than it’s worth. Sure, travel with kids is harder than traveling alone. But if you’re prepared, it can be fun and rewarding.  My husband and I love to explore, and we were frequent travelers before having a child. Many people […]

17 Travel Tools To Make Your Trip Planning a Breeze

Mark Twain once said, “Twenty years from now, you’ll be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did do.” Planning a trip can be such a hassle. Strollers, car seats, laptops, car rentals, ski equipment. Do I need a swim suit, a light jacket? What to wear, how many […]

10 Tips for Flying with Kids

Summer vacation season is officially here. Like most Arizona moms, I’m doing my best to make plans to escape the heat. Yes, a road trip around the west coast is an option, but most other destinations typically require a trip on an airplane. Now, I know what you are thinking. “Flying with kids?!” <insert groaning noises […]

Entertainment in One Small Pouch: Travel Activity Packs

Our travel activity packs are a staple for long trips. We have spent a lot of time on airplanes over the last eight years. All of our family and many of our friends live out of state so we are flying at least three times a year for weddings, reunions, or just to visit the […]

{SMB TIP: We also love all these local day trips around our great state}


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