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Printable Beach Packing List

Beach Packing List Life as Mom

A trip to the beach is a wonderful way to spend a summer day. Be prepared for the adventure with this free printable beach packing list for families. One of the perks to living where we live is that the beach is just a ten-minute drive from our house, depending on which beach we want […]

12 Ways to Save on Vacation

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Vacations are a wonderful opportunity to reconnect as a family, relax, and reenergize. And if you can save on vacation? So much the better! Vacation season is upon us! I know this because we went to the beach last week for date night. The place was packed, even after 6 pm. Summer and vacation season are […]

Activity Bags for Family Fun

Activity Bags for Families (3)

Now’s the season for getting out and about. The weather is warming up. Spring fever has hit. And the outdoors beckons you to load up the family and head out for adventure.

But, do you ever find yourself…

at the beach or other fun locale, and the weather turns cold, and tshirts and shorts just won’t cut it?
on a family field trip at a location where budget-friendly meals are a foreign concept?
at the park for an impromptu outing and find that you have no balls or toys in the car?
on a road trip without sufficient activities for the kids to amuse themselves with?
on your way to a faraway special event only to find out that someone made it into the car without any shoes?

Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Make Ahead Breakfast Your Kids Will Love

Whether you’ve got early risers or are heading out on an epic road trip, consider these make ahead breakfast ideas that are fun for kids of all ages! Whenever my nieces come to sleep over, I try to pull out all the stops. I tend to be the stricter, more uptight one of the aunties, so I […]

Be Prepared for Car Sickness

Be Prepared for Car Sickness Life as Mom

You never know when your child might feel queasy on the road, so pack a box of supplies for cleaning up so you’re prepared for car sickness. Summer vacations are just around the corner. And with vacation comes the summer road trip. While your destination and your luggage are important things to plan for, so is […]

5 Baby Travel Tips to Remember

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I’m a big believer in family travel. I’ve had my fair share of on-the-road mishaps, and I still think it’s great. Here are my top 5 baby travel tips.  This post is sponsored by Bamboobies. All opinions are mine. Be sure to scroll to the end for a great giveaway to help you travel well […]

Don’t Be Afraid to Travel with Children

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Don’t be afraid to travel with children! It can be a wonderful experience for the whole family. Use these tips to make it fun. The following is written by Amy Gross of Mom’s Toolbox: You will probably experience a diaper blowout at some point in your life as mom. Babies cry. Kids whine. And things get lost. […]

Travel Essentials for Family Trips

Travel Essentials FEAT

Ready to hit the road? Make sure that you have these travel essentials to make your family trip safe, fun, and trouble-free. After 18 years of traveling with kids, I’ve learned a few things. College boys probably won’t love your music choices, yet 7-year olds still get excited about Veggie Tales — even if you […]