Packing Perfection: Preparing to Travel with Babies or Toddlers

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Travel with babies and toddlers can be a challenge, but it can also be a grand adventure! Pack perfectly and follow a few easy strategies and your trip with kids can be an entirely enjoyable situation! Yes, for real 😉

Pre-packing checklist

Before you begin packing, make an on-paper checklist of the things you’ll need while vacationing with your kids. Once you are 100 percent sure every necessary item is on the list, start the packing! Don’t wait until the last minute to do this, advises travel gurus at Read More…

Minecraft in a Chicago Movie Theater: this weekend!

Does your child love Minecraft? Starting this weekend on Saturday morning, instead of just playing at home, they can enjoy the game while meeting new friends as part of a local team representing Chicago, thanks to Super League Gaming and their Minecraft City Champs tournament, run in partnership with Nickelodeon. It’s like little league for Minecraft players! Fun, positive, and a special opportunity to get out and play with other kids their age. Past players clearly have had a GREAT time!

One skilled player will win

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It’s better at the blue: Blue Harbor Resort, WI (coupon)

Written in partnership with US Family Guides & Blue Harbor Resort & Spa. Any opinions are my own.

Are you in the Midwest area and looking for a fun family getaway? We’re always looking for something new and exciting for the kids… we’re up for anything within a couple of hours from home. So, we’re thrilled to have found this resort and the kids can’t wait to go!

It’s Better At The Blue! Blue Harbor Resort & Spa is the #1 resort on Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coast. With stunning beachfront and water views,

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Traveling WITHOUT Kids: a RecordablePal giveaway

Traveling WITH kids is hard. What to pack, how to keep them entertained, what stroller(s) or babywearing carriers to bring, what hotels are best, what activities to do with toddlers…. I’ve seen countless blog posts on every topic. But what about when mom or dad is traveling WITHOUT kids?

It can be very hard, too. It’s a change in routine for the kids that can be difficult to adjust to. They miss mom or dad. They’re staying with grandma and grandpa and aren’t in their own home. And maybe the hardest of all—mom

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Best Mexico Beach Destinations with Kids

Around this time last year we went on a family vacation to Cozumel. I got a lot of questions and emails about that trip… other parents who were trying to plan a beach vacation with their kids and were nervous about it. Understandable! Traveling with kids is hard. Taking them to a new town you’ve never seen can be risky–will it be a good place for children? Will they have fun? Will YOU have peace of mind?! Here are some of the best Mexico beach

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Cozumel With Kids: our family vacation

When I wrote my post yesterday about 11 years with the husband and our 5 years of wedding anniversaries, I realized I never posted about our family vacation to Cozumel! I only posted the beautiful sandy beaches. This post was saved in my drafts with only 2 photos… I think I took SO many photos on the trip I was overwhelmed! So here we go… 5 months later! I had a lot of people

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The Cake Boss is coming to Rockford! discount code

Hey, local readers! Are you a fan of The Cake Boss? Do you want some decorating tips? Do you want to see Buddy Valastro?! If you’re in or around the Rockford area, don’t miss this fun and interactive show at the beautiful Coronado!

Buddy Valastro: The Cake Boss The Family Celebrations Tour

Join America’s favorite baker, Buddy Valastro, November 19th at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, for an all new show of cakes, stories, and fun. In this live, interactive event, TLC’s Cake Boss will share stories from his highly popular TV shows

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