Learn to plan a vacation, pack up your family, soothe kids mid-flight and more with these brilliant tips from our travel experts. Are we there yet?
Winter Getaway: Key Biscayne|
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Why We Loved Our Disney Cruise
Katie, age 11, gives us a look at what she did on her Disney cruise, which included exploring the ship's themed areas and playing on Disney's private island.favorite restaurant was Animator's Palate because you could talk to Crush from Finding Nemo . The boat stopped at Castaway Cay at this this private island. I floated in the warm water until I decided to squirt
Why We Loved Our Royal Caribbean Cruise
Watch Julia, age 8, explain why she loved her time on her Royal Caribbean cruise. The kid-friendly ships offer character breakfasts, pools, live entertainment, and more.I just got back from a Royal Caribbean Cruise with my daughters ages 5 and 8. They absolutely loved it. From the pools, to the character breakfast to just chilling on our balcony. I'll let Julia tell you more about her favorite parts. -Hello, my name is Julia and I'm right-- I'm standing outside the sunset of St. Thomas and the boat that I'm on is Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas. And the things I like about this is the ice skating show and it's really cool, my cleaning lady named Desiree. She made elephant out of-- out of towels and my-- and the
How to Plan a Trip
-Hi, Erin. I know you're busy getting ready for a trip. But you're a mother of a toddler and you have another baby on the way, I thought that maybe you could share us some great packing tips and travel tips for the moms at home. -I most definitely will, especially a party travel in just around thehere and go through this book and take a look at your family photos and entertain myself for a while. Thank you for making our flying trip easy and hassle-free. -My pleasure. -Thank you for watching
Meet the Travel System
-Hi. I??m Jessica Hartshorn from American Baby Magazine. I??m going to teach you how a travel system works. A travel system is one of the baby world??s biggest bargains. You get a stroller and a car seat sold together for about a $100 less than what you??d pay if you bought this piece separately.-Hi. I??m Jessica Hartshorn from American Baby Magazine . I??m going to teach you how a travel system works. A travel system is one of the baby world??s biggest bargains. You get a stroller and a car seat sold together for about a $100 less than what you??d pay if you bought this piece separately. And because the stroller and the car seat are sold together, they??re meant to work together, that means you can have your sleeping baby in the car and take them out in the car seat without disturbing them and snap the whole car seat right under the stroller which become sort of a wheeled-base for the car seat . It??ll snap in there nice and tight and lets you take your baby around undisturbed. And of course if you wanna just keep the car seat in the car especially later as your child grows older, then you??ve got the stroller to use on its own. Alternatively, you can buy your car seat and then buy a stroller frame to put it on. This is a stroller frame it??s basically a basket with wheels. You can buy a sort of generic version like the Snap and Go that will accept all different kinds of car seats and make a sort of wheeled-base for them. You can also get a stroller frame built for your specific kind of car seat . So this car seat snaps right on to its own frame. You??ll hear it clicks down so it??s on a nice and tight and it makes
Welcome to Parents TV ON DEMAND, a place for parents to learn, share and develop a healthy family together. Parents TV, our families, our lives. Here's some travel tips from our It Moms across America. -Having something in the form of entertainment, we happen to have in the car TV players that theyhaving something they can get sick in, which would be like a trash can pseudo burp can. And that worked very well for us. -Just make sure, about every hour, when you have small children, you have a place to stop and go to the bathroom. -We travel at naptime for sure and bring books and snacks. -My top tip about traveling with children would be bring tons of snacks and books and different things for them to play with and the DVD player, portable DVD player , and just small things that you can carry with you, would be less heavier. -When we travel, I think just bringing games, snacks, playing games with them, just so being prepared. -My top tip for traveling with children is making sure you only choose one thing each day. Prioritize what you really wanna do and do that one thing. It was very successful. When I took my kids to Europe, we chose the best thing each day. We went to the Eiffel Tower and that was it. And the rest of it was wonderful. -Thank you for watching Parents TV, our families, our lives.
Flying With Kids
-There's nothing like a trip to a tropical paradise that has something for the entire family. Lots of fun in the sun, Water Park for the kids, a little R&R for mom and dad, don't forget a little romance too. You just can't beat it. The problem is, getting there. Here's what happen when my familygums, so I'm bringing some fruit snacks. I have all kinds of animal crackers , we have gold fish . And this is the best thing ever -- portable DVD players, some noodle toys for my son to play with that he
-Packing for a family can become a time-consuming nightmare; piles of close all around the suitcase, trying to keep track of who has what, who needs more clothes. And even worse, once you finally get to the hotel, does your suitcase look like this? Clothes everywhere, completely disorganized. Oursa vacation is search for two matching socks or a pair of clean underwear . Now, before we go on a trip, I put individual outfits for each child in a ZipLoc bag . Each bag is complete with a matching outfit-- a shirt, shorts, two matching socks and a pair of clean underwear or a diaper. One gallon size works fine for small children. For each child, I simply make enough bags for each day
Get tips for going on vacation or a business trip while you're expecting a baby.sore or swollen feet. -Make sure to drink a lot of water. - Air travel is specific because the air is very, very dry. It's like being on Death Valley. So, a pregnant absolutely has to replenish herself and drink tons of fluid on the flight. -Try to score an aisle seat. -First of all, you're probably going to the bathroom a lot anyway, but even if you don't have to, you wanna make sure you get up about once an hour to stretch your legs, keep the circulation going in your legs and make sure you don't get any blood clots . -Because lack of mobility, dehydration, and being pregnant is all a setup for blood clot, which is one of the major, major
Top Tips for Better Family Roadtrips
-Get ready to travel with the kids with great toys and books from Walmart. -Hi. I'm Jen, one of the moms who make up Motherboard, a great resource for sharing ideas, information, advice, and inspiration-- mom to mom. In Motherboard's free weekly newsletter, Life Made Better, we talk about family,play yards. Before the trip, you wanna stack the car with essentials-- paper towels in an accessible spot, some wipes, and a bag for garbage. Now, of course, you wanna have some healthy snacks, and you also wanna have some water on board. When the excitement of road games and coloring fades, it's time to pull out the electronic handheld games and the iPods. Make sure to bring extra batteries and earphones. Everyone will be ready for a little solitary playtime at that point. You could check out Parents.com, we have iPad apps just for kids. The best piece of advice, plan to take your time. Kids need a chance to get out and blow