Tag: travel

15 Must-Haves When Traveling with a Toddler

15 Must-Haves When Traveling with a Toddler

Traveling with a little one is no easy task.  After surviving over 15 flights with our one-year-old, I have come up with a list of 15 items that have made our trips more comfortable, efficient, and enjoyable.  I have learned to pack smart to prepare […]

5 Things From Europe I Want to Use in My Everyday Life

5 Things From Europe I Want to Use in My Everyday Life

As a mama, I am always looking for ways to make life a little bit easier and more predictable.  Haha…predictable, yeah right!  No, but seriously, I am always trying to find ways to make raising a small child a little bit easier.  When we traveled […]

Touring Tuscany with a Toddler

Touring Tuscany with a Toddler

We just returned from our first international trip with Chulengo.  We explored Switzerland and Italy for two weeks.  And we… SURVIVED!  The flights were a bit challenging, with one being 10 hours and the other being 13 hours.  But we made it.  Traveling with a […]

4 Essential Things I Am Not Planning for Our Family Vacation

4 Essential Things I Am Not Planning for Our Family Vacation

My husband and I enjoy international travel because of the many amazing memories we make in the process.  Whether it was getting our car stuck in the mud on the back roads of Costa Rica, hiking through rice paddies in Indonesia, or snorkeling outside of […]

Infant Travel Packing List

Infant Travel Packing List

Getting ready to take a trip with your infant? Time for a vacation? Use this packing list to help make preparing for your trip a breeze!

Review:  Dock-a-Tot Deluxe

Review: Dock-a-Tot Deluxe

Pros Lightweight, breathable fabric that comes in fun prints. The cover is machine-washable. Provided an environment where Chulengo slept through the night. Customer service is excellent.  One side of our dock-a-tot seemed a little squishy, compared to when we had first purchased it.  I contacted […]

Review:  Fawn Diaper Bag

Review: Fawn Diaper Bag

Pros Sleek and trendy look for a diaper bag.  It doesn’t have the obnoxious appearance of most diaper bags. Spacious.  I can pack this bag with: an iPad, 2 muslin blankets, 4 burp cloths, 2 changes of clothing for Chulengo, a gallon size bag of toys, […]

Review:  Uppababy Vista Stroller

Review: Uppababy Vista Stroller

Pros Folds easily and is relatively lightweight. Stands up when folded. Durable wheels for rugged terrain. I can take the stroller on grass, dirt paths, rocky areas without difficulty. Extremely smooth maneuvering.   The stroller glides very well. You can attach the bassinet, car seat, […]

Flying with an Infant:  15 Tips to Make Your Flight Easier

Flying with an Infant: 15 Tips to Make Your Flight Easier

Preparing to take a flight with an infant is no easy task.  We have taken Chulengo on over a dozen round-trip flights in his first ten months of life.  Because we moved when Chulengo was only seven months old, we took many trips to our […]