February 2012

Creative Traveling play with Wikki Stix

February 29, 2012

Traveling with young kids requires imaginative toys and activities for them to play with.  Yes, the DVD is an easy source for entertainment, but of course we want to find that a wonderful engaging activity they will love!  There are many cool toys that provide that fabulous entertainment while traveling.  Today’s What’s out there Wednesday‘s [...]

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“She told me I should throw my baby off the plane…”

February 27, 2012

What has been one of your worst experiences traveling with your young kids?  Traveling always comes with unexpected events–car sickness, long layovers, rude people, bags left or lost, hours backed up traffic, earaches.  We’ve all been there! Share your story so we can all have a little laugh now, and in the future, remember that [...]

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Emergency Assistance on the Road

February 24, 2012

Trouble seems to happen when you least expect it.   Having an emergency number to call for help can make the difference when you have little children who can’t wait too long.  Some drivers have insurance to help if you have a flat tire, or run out of gas.  However, if you are looking for [...]

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“Animal Hands”

February 22, 2012

I love searching around for cool new products for families to use on the go!  This What’s out there Wednesday’s highlight is “Animal Hands.” What a cool item!  A temporary tattoo for instant puppet play.  Only requires a small amount of water for application.  While traveling, having items like this available to pull out as [...]

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“Not the Carseat Again!”–The Importance of Transitions

February 20, 2012

Young children naturally need transitions from one activity to another, especially when they don’t want to either leave the activity they are a part of, or don’t want to participate in the new activity.  For example, a 2 year old will not be happily eating dinner and then willingly be plopped straight into bed.  Every [...]

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TSA Guidelines for traveling with young kids

February 17, 2012

A parent has so many questions when traveling with young kids through an airport.  Homeland security has a website that helps, “Traveling with Kids.”  It focuses on travel tips, questions on liquids, and the screening process. They also have specific tips for parents with special needs children.   Particular areas of interest from TSA: Guidelines [...]

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Dry-erase boards with crayons

February 15, 2012

Hate dry-erase markers?  This post is for you… It’s “What’s out there Wednesday” where we discuss a cool item for young children and traveling.  This week’s highlight is the Duel-sided Dry-Erase board from Crayola.  Recommended for preschoolers, but toddlers could use it with a little supervision.  I found it at my local Walmart today in [...]

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25 Ways to Tackle the “I Wanna’s” on a Roadtrip

February 13, 2012

Today’s problem concerns the case of the “I wanna’s.” This attack occurs when you take kids on trips and have to make a stop at a gas station, shopping center, museum, amusement park, or basically everywhere, because your child will inevitable find something he or she cannot live without.  You of course, not having the [...]

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Read & record now, Listen later

February 8, 2012

It’s “What’s out there Wednesday,” dedicated to bringing you cool new products for traveling with kids.  I am so excited about our product this week. If you haven’t seen the recordable books yet, you must check them out.  Best selection I’ve seen is at Hallmark stores, but you can also find them at Kroger, and [...]

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Avoiding germs during your travels

February 7, 2012

We all know it is tough enough to keep your kids from getting sick normally.  Add in traveling and you can be met with a whole new set of germs everywhere you go.  So, what’s a parent to do?  As much as we’d like, we can’t keep our kids in a plastic bubble, so we [...]

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Product alert for moms needing extra hands

February 1, 2012

Don’t all of us mothers wish we had extra hands? Feeding time for a baby is hard enough, but add traveling and it becomes more difficult, especially when you are juggling two baby jars. “What’s out there Wednesday” to the rescue…a time to discuss cool items currently out there to help you have happy little [...]

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