It's spring break season and time to plan that ultimate getaway. Perhaps you’re escaping the wrath of winter and heading to sunnier skies. Now that you have your beach vacation plans confirmed, it’s time to get down to packing. Here are some tips to make getting ready for your vacation less of a headache: Multitaskers. To avoid excess baggage fees make sure you aren’t bringing one outfit wonders. What do I mean by this? If you or your child can only wear something once - either ... Continue Reading
Here’s how to pack for a beach getaway without extra luggage fees at the airport.
Here’s how to pack for a ski climate getaway without extra luggage fees at the airport.
While others are clamouring to escape the snow, you and your family are ready to embrace it - on the slopes. Whether you’re heading to Vermont, Colorado or the Alps, packing for a family ski trip is tricky. Bulky clothes are heavy and if you’re flying, you have to concern yourself with shelling out money for extra handling fees. Here’s how to get the most out of your suitcase and save your money for a cup of hot chocolate: Lighten the Load. Layers of warm sweaters and long underwear ... Continue Reading
Steps for keeping your baby happy and comfortable so you can feel more relaxed throughout the holiday season.
You looked forward to your baby's first holiday season. It was to be a magical time of picture perfect festivities. However, your little bundle of joy is wailing and clings to you with a steel grip when anyone tries to hold him. How will you survive a holiday gathering without a happy baby? Breathe deeply and take comfort in knowing that you are not alone. Others have experienced the same let down, exasperating experience. Here's some pointers on how to handle your baby's crankiness ... Continue Reading
Traveling with kids doesn’t need to be a hassle. With these tips your next trip will be a breeze.
I have traveled several times with my kids, alone and with my husband, and I want to share some things I have learned that have made traveling with kids a lot easier. Traveling with kids does not have to be a stressful event. I think as long as you are prepared you can get through almost anything. Before my older son turned 2 we flew from Mexico to Florida several times. Many of those trips we without my husband so here are some of the things I learned: When we fly the kids get some sort ... Continue Reading
After a lazy summer vacation, it can be tricky getting kids back on schedule for back to school. Get organized in a healthy way!
Fall is always a busy time of year, getting the kids back to school, waking up earlier, and getting back to a more organized life. As a busy work-at-home mom, I'm always looking for quick and clever ways to get our family up and out the door on time and in a happy manner. After a lazy summer vacation, it can be tricky getting kids back on schedule for school. Here are a few tips that can get your family back in the swing of things. The Night Before. It never fails; if you wait to organize ... Continue Reading