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Packing Suitcases with The Ziploc System

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Packing clothes for family travel can make a mom’s head spin. Life as MOM contributor Deanna has a great packing system to help make your family’s travel wardrobe more organized and streamlined. Disclosure: This post is not sponsored by Ziploc in any way. In the past I haven’t always had good success with traveling with […]

What to Pack for Road Trips

What to Pack for Road Trips - Ready to hit the highway? Be sure that you

Ready to hit the highway? Be sure that you’ve packed the basics for kid comfort with this road trip packing list. When our older kids were little we did a few airplane trips, but the most of our traveling has been done on the road. We load up the kids, their clothes, and the kitchen […]

Organizing Travel Gear with Tom Bihn Bags

Organizing Travel Gear with Tom Bihn Bags - Keeping your possessions organized while you

Keeping your possessions organized while you’re traveling can make the trip so much more fun and enjoyable. Check out this great gear from Tom Bihn. Disclosure: I received complimentary review product from Tom Bihn. All opinions are my own. In the planning of this big trip to cart all six kids halfway across the world, I’ve […]

Packing Light for Travel with Kids

Packing Light for Travel with Kids - Traveling with kids requires schlepping more stuff than you would if you were traveling on your own. But, it

Traveling with kids requires schlepping more stuff than you would if you were traveling on your own. But, it’s still possible to travel light. When I moved to France for a year, I thought I was packing light. My high school French teacher had cautioned me to take no more than I could carry on […]

A Mom’s Capsule Wardrobe for Travel

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What we moms wear matters. It effects our day and our disposition. Consider a capsule wardrobe for making travel with kids easier. Earlier this summer, I started to think about what to pack for myself on this trip. I started culling different items into one corner of my closet, in the hopes of creating a […]

Budget-Friendly Travel with Kids

Budget Friendly Travel with Kids - You can travel and not go broke. Really. Here

You can travel and not go broke. Really. Here’s how. Hitting the road needn’t be expensive, but it certainly can if you let it. In fact, I think there’s an assumption that you need to spend a lot of money to make it be fun. That’s really not true. Over the last five years since […]

Things to Pack to Make Travel with Kids Easier and More Fun

Things to Pack to Make Travel with Kids Easier and More Fun - Hitting the road with kids in tow? Consider taking some of these items along to make the trip easier and more fun -- for everyone.

Hitting the road with kids in tow? Consider taking some of these items along to make the trip easier and more fun — for everyone. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, […]

Travel Transport with a Large Family

Travel Transport with a Large Family - Curious how we move all these people around? Transportation is an interesting thing when you have more than 4 people in your crew.

Curious how we move all these people around? Transportation is an interesting thing when you have more than 4 people in your crew. You know this story already. Probably because I am apt to repeat myself. But, here it is anyway. I spent my 21st birthday in Toulouse, France. My French mom, Michele made Boules […]