The benefits of travel are countless -- breathtaking landscapes, savory flavors, eye-opening experiences, and tightened family bonds, to name a few. As a parent, it's easy to cultivate a passion for travel in your children. Chart your path by starting with these five steps.
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Whether you're hitting the road or flying the not-so-friendly skies, the potential hassles are numerous. Unfortunately, we can't lower gas prices, give you more space on the plane, or make your fussy, bored toddler suddenly interested in the scenery. But we can arm you with entertainment ideas, survival strategies, and practical advice to help you plan so getting there really is half the fun.
California mom Rubyellen Bratcher, author of Let's Sew Together! (due spring 2014 from Potter Craft) and the popular lifestyle blog Cakies (mycakies.com), invites us for a tour of the bright and inspiring spaces she shares with her husband and four young daughters. The house isn't large, but it's packed with brilliant (and budget-friendly) ideas. Here, she offers her thoughts on how to make a home that celebrates creativity, fosters togetherness, and embraces the happy chaos of life with kids.
Looking for the perfect beach vacation? Parents' exclusive survey reveals the resorts where you can get awesome ocean views, nonstop family activities, and comfy rooms -- all at a price that won't leave you feeling burned. Plus: 10 runners-up we love too.
You've heard the horror stories. But traveling with your 1-year-old can actually be fun -- if you're prepared. Check out expert answers to five common travel problems and discover how to keep your toddler comfortable and entertained on the go.