Family

Traveling with my little girl has been a challenge, but also so rewarding. Getting to see the world through her eyes has shifted how I see the world and where I want to take her!

In my family posts, I hope to share some tips on how to make traveling with kids easier and to highlight some of my favorite family friendly destinations, hotels and gear!

‘It takes a village’ and I know we all need all the support we can get!

Travel While Breastfeeding: How to Bring Milk Home

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Picture this. You are a mom and you are breastfeeding, but work/family/etc requires that you to travel internationally. For most Americans, an international trip means a trip longer than 3 days. Now here comes the problem: breastmilk can only…

How to Travel Internationally While Breastfeeding

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You can go abroad without your baby & still continue breastfeeding! At 11 months, I have traveled internationally with my daughter and without. Both are rewarding and positive experiences, yet both require A LOT of planning and having the…

The Catalina Island Guide For Everyone

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My second time visiting Catalina made me fall even more in love with this island just off the Southern California coast. This time around, I was not pregnant and it was one of my first trips away from my infant daughter--meaning MOM WAS OFF DUTY!…

Fun Easter Party Ideas for kids and adults too

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Aurora is about to have her first Easter and I am going to throw her a little party. Yes, I understand that a 10 month old will not have a lot (or any!) memories of her first Easter. However, that doesn’t mean she won’t enjoy it! I love hosting get…

Unique Baby Brands that I Love

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I kept a short list of my favorite baby brands in a notes document on my phone. I decided it was time to make this into a blog post and share some of my faves with you all. Coco Moon Hawaii A brand with a real sense of identity, Coco Moon Hawaii…

Babymoon Destinations for Every Type

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The Tropical Babymoon: Hawaii When I was toting a beach ball around my midline, all I wanted to do was relax in the sun, eating delicious foods, and dangling my toes in the warm ocean. Hawaii was the obvious choice for me. I spent a week on Kauai and…

Baby Solids: 6 to 9 Months Baby Food Guide

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For a list of all the foods that we usually give, check out my Typical Foods for 6-9months old guide. For more information on my favorite store-bought food, check out my Easier than Homemade post.  See my review of Baby Led Weaning vs Purées   Meals…