Have you ever heard the expression “life is what you make it?” Well, remember that phrase next time you’ll be traveling with your kiddos.
Life with kids is full to the brim with fun, joy and laughter….but we all know that there are plenty of challenges and hardships we have to deal with along the way too.
Traveling with kids is no different, but I’ve talked to many parents who avoid traveling with kids because it doesn’t feel doable or “worth it” to them.
If you fall into that camp, I challenge you to shift your perspective and reframe your expectations so you don’t miss out on awesome opportunities to create memories as a family! Continue reading “Setting the Right Expectations When Traveling with Kids”
Oftentimes as parents (especially new parents!) it’s easy to feel a little like life as you knew it is now over.
Gone are the days when you were relatively carefree and could go wherever the wind led you.
Now your days are marked by responsibility for someone other than just yourself – someone who’s daily needs are 100% dependent on you.
It can feel a little overwhelming if we’re being honest, right?
Naturally, when you’re considering the ways life changes when you become a parent, traveling with little ones is among the first to get tossed out the window.
It just seems like it would be too crazy hard with too many things to plan for and remember, and too many risks and unknowns.
It’s an easy thing to overcomplicate, and many parents today do. But it doesn’t have to be so complicated! Continue reading “3 Ways Traveling with Kids Makes You a Better Parent”
We have all been there: you booked a trip to visit friends or family, put it on the calendar go about life as normal.
As the weeks pass and the trip gets closer you keep telling yourself, “I’ve got plenty of time to get ready!” Then suddenly it’s a week before the trip and full panic mode sets in.
What do I pack (the whole house?!) What will I need when I get there? How will my little one do in the car or airplane? How will I keep my kids entertained?
There can be so many unknowns, especially if you are traveling with kids for the first time. But it doesn’t have to be that way!
Check out the following 10 tips to help set you up for success when packing and traveling with kids. Continue reading “10 Tips for Packing & Traveling with Kids”