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If your family is screaming out for a vacation but you’re not too keen on the idea of hauling them, luggage and the kitchen sink off to some far-flung foreign land, then vacationing in the U.S. is the perfect solution. All you need to do is hop on a plane, hop ...

Road trip tips for your baby's first year

Babies can make surprisingly good car companions. Unlike older children, babies have yet to enter the whiny “are we there yet” stage, plus they won’t try to dictate the soundtrack on the road (brace yourself for years of kiddie tunes). The baby can lie ...

Tips for traveling with teens and 'tweens

Around the time kids hit the double digits, it’s like a switch is flipped. Suddenly traveling with parents is kind of lame. Passing the time with arts and crafts is passé. Hotel kids’ programs are, like, bogus. Suggesting a family car game of I ...

Better-behaved older kids (aged 6-9) are a joy on vacation

Once your child is a big kid, travel gets a whole lot easier. No more hiding out in hotel bathrooms until junior drifts off, no more heavy baby equipment to juggle, no more melt-downs in seat 17C, no more potty emergencies ...

Don't rely on children's menus to keep your tot fed

Ideally by the preschool years you’ve instilled some sense of table manners in your child, but despite your best efforts chances are there is still room for improvement. 3-to-5-year-olds are loathe to sit still and feign politeness for more than 20-minute ...