Tag Archives: travel

3 Simple Secrets for a Stress-Free Family Holiday

We’ve arrived: Christmas is tomorrow! Stressed yet? Don’t be. The holidays have turned into a stressful time for so many of us, and although there are plenty of good reasons for that, there’s no need to let them be your … More »

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5 Sleep Tips for Traveling with Tots

When a friend told me she packs a suitcase full of her daughter’s favorite stuffed animals when they travel, I wasn’t surprised. My family resembles a traveling caravan at airports as we transport all our gear. But with young children, … More »

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Planning a Trip? 5 Things You May Want to Leave Home

Traveling with a baby can take any rookie mom out of her comfort zone. At home, we get used to having our cars packed with must-have supplies; and the fact that a laundry machine is just a stone’s throw from … More »

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Hitting the Beach? 6 Things You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

The heat of the summer is officially upon us (like it or not)… which means lots of family trips to the beach! My own son is currently at that stage where everything is an adventure. (Which certainly keeps things interesting.) … More »

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Shopping For: Cribs and Beds

It’s estimated that babies spend as much as eighteen hours a day in their crib during their first year, which means that you and the crib are pretty much going to be your baby’s whole world. You’ll want a bed … More »

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Trend Watch: Soft, Lush, and Textured Baby Gear

At the trade shows last fall, we noticed all sorts of textures making their way into baby gifts – from glossy and metallic to more natural ones like leather and corduroy. One notable trend within the trend was shearling (AKA sheepskin) … More »

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4 Ways to Escape the Winter Chill — with Your Baby in Tow

The happy memories I maintain of walking around town with my baby in a soft carrier or sleeping in his stroller all take place during mild weather. Fighting cold, rain and wind with a car seat handle hooked around my … More »

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Why Every Parent Needs Google Calendar in their Life

Question: What’s a free and easy-to-use organizing tool that makes family life easier and works on both your home computer and your smartphone? Answer: Okay, so there may be a lot of things that fit that bill these days, but … More »

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City Mom Must: The Handy Dandy Umbrella Stroller

City living offers a wealth of options when it comes to entertaining your baby.  From story times to puppet shows to music classes and more, a city babe’s social calendar is full to the brim.  The question for city moms … More »

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Ask giggle: Family Travel Gear Must-Haves?

The busy holiday travel season is coming up fast, and families everywhere will soon be heading off to spend time with relatives, near and far. Having the right gear can go a long way toward making your life a little … More »

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