Baby Travel

Get tips and tricks on traveling with Baby. Whether your trip is a cross-country adventure or an afternoon visit to Grandma's house, these helpful ideas can help guide you every step of the way.

10 Tips for Flying (Coach) with Your Own Little Peter Pan

Recently I went to Disneyland with my two littles (ages 2.5 years and 5 months). We flew to California from Oregon, so it wasn’t exactly a super long flight, but as any parent who has flown with children knows, flying with children can sometimes be a little less magical than Peter Pan made it look.

It wasn’t my first time flying with a baby (I’ve flown with my daughter at least five other times), but it was my first time traveling with two kids instead of one, which made things a bit more interesting. With little ones, you can’t always predict or plan for everything (i.e. the time our flight was delayed for FOUR hours and fell well after bed time – you can imagine how that went), but I’ve found that when I put in the effort to plan ahead things definitely go better.

Here are a few tips that help me to make our flying experience go a bit more smoothly.

10 Tips for Flying (Coach) with Your Own Little Peter Pan

Why I'm Preparing for Holiday Travel Now

Getting ready to travel with children during the holidays feels a bit like an Olympic event. The prepping, the packing, all the other people — everything about it makes it feel like an epic undertaking. We’re gearing up for our big Thanksgiving travel plans, and I’m not going to lie, my heart starts beating a bit faster when I think about it.

Which is exactly why I’m following these few thoughts and tips, so we can celebrate little victories rather than dwell on the turbulence along the way.

Our Family Holiday Travel Checklist

With Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas all coming up soon, we’re in the thick of making our holiday travel plans. We’ve become masters of the road trip, thanks to our five hour car rides from Massachusetts to New Jersey, and now that we’ve flown twice with Judah, we know what we need when we travel by air, too.

Whether we’re just going away for an overnight or staying for a few days, here are the things we can’t leave home without.

Our Family Holiday Travel Checklist

First Trip to the State Fair!

As a stay-at-home mom, I’m always looking for reasons to get out of the house with my boys.

Recently the Arkansas State Fair came to Little Rock, an hour away from where we live. My sister-in-law, who has a 1-year-old daughter named Phoenix, called me and asked if the boys and I wanted to go to the fair. Of course, we said yes!

We had a blast! Read on to see pictures of our little ones enjoying their first time at the fair.

Have a Magical Holiday at Walt Disney World® Resort with Baby!

Disclaimer: The Walt Disney World® Resort trip mentioned in this post, or any component of it, was not compensated for by Disney.

There really is something magical about Walt Disney World® Resort. From the second you step foot through the gates, your world changes. The streets are always clean, the workers are always happy and helpful, everyone in the park seems to be having the best time of their lives!

And when they decorate for the holidays, it becomes even more beautiful! From the dazzling lights to the Christmas carolers, everything just comes alive in the holiday spirit. After all, it is called the happiest place on earth for a reason.

I know my two boys are going to love our first trip to Walt Disney World® Resort. We don’t have an exact date nailed down yet, but I’m planning a trip for next year at Christmas. Christmas at Walt Disney World® Resort has always been my favorite time. The parks go all out for each holiday, but there is just something extra special about Christmastime.

Read on to find out all of my tips for an AMAZING Holiday at Walt Disney World® Resort.

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