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We’ve been away.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in family time, pennsylvania, tips for traveling with a toddler, toddlers and travel, traveling with kids to visit family |

We’ve been on an adventure of the nostalgic variety this past week. Drinking pumpkin beer in Phoenixville.  Witnessing the ladies man in action in Bethlehem. Rehearsing and dining with this guy before his big day. Enjoying the amazing (if not slightly windy) bay view from the reception. Dancing, of course. Spending quality time with Nan. Sporting...

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Top Toddler Traveling Tip.

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in family beach vacation, Number One Top Tip for Traveling with Toddlers, tips for traveling with a toddler, traveling with a baby, traveling with a toddler |

Well, then. I’m back. I’m tempted to give you the minute-by-minute replay of The Flight(s) From Hell. Also, The Car Ride(s) From Hell. But I really can’t complain because there was also a lot of this: And views like this:   Not to mention, Sponge Bob Happy Hours: We were at the beach with my in-laws for a week. It was hard to get there...

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We’re going bye-byes.

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in guest bloggers, tips for traveling with a toddler, toddlers and vacations, traveling with a toddler |

In less than 24 hours, I will be on a plane, praying to a variety of gods that my kid will behave for the subsequent 4.5 hours. I will bring the three things currently necessary for my kid’s happiness:  water bottle, cup, ball. Even if he yells the whole way, I am confident it is worth it. Because I’m headed to the beach! With my in-laws!* In...

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Traveling with a toddler.

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in guest blog, leilaland, mommy guest blogger, packing for trip with toddler, tips for traveling with a toddler, traveling with kids |

I am in frantic packing mode this week, which is the mode I am always in the week leading up to a big trip. Luckily, there is fresh seafood, cocktails and sand on the other side of this travel experience. That’s worth a little panic. The timing is perfect because today I’m over at Leilaland, guest blogging about the differences in packing for...

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Things I learned in Ohio.

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in tips for traveling with a toddler, toddlers and travel, toddlers and traveling, traveling with a toddler, traveling with kids to visit family |

I was in Ohio for the better part of last week visiting my family. It’s only the second time Ryan has stepped foot in my home state and he was just six months old last time, so I knew it would be an adventure. Here’s what I learned this time around… My kid likes to make tea: Dude can rock pink water shoes: And pink sunglasses: And time...

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Anyone want to travel with us?

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in road trip with toddler, tips for traveling with a sick toddler, tips for traveling with a toddler, toddlers and traveling, toddlers and vacations |

I am very tempted to document here, for all to read, the play-by-play of insanity that was my “vacation” in scenic Prescott, Arizona over the holiday weekend. But I’ve decided to spare my future teenage son the embarrassment as well as everyone else’s appetite. Let’s just say… Ryan had some kind of stomach bug. And there...

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