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!

Oahu Travel with Toddlers: Our Favorites as a Family

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At this point, our 14 month old has 15 flights and 15 hotels/rental houses under her tiny belt. I wouldn't say it has gotten easier, but we all have learned --often the hard way-- how to travel together, better. The most important lesson that we learned…

Baby Solids: Typical Foods for 6 to 9 months

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Continued post from Baby Solids: Baby Led Weaning vs Purées For me, the hardest part was figuring out WHAT to make and worrying that her meals were “well rounded.” The below list shows a lot of the go-tos that I prepare, in addition to my Once…

Baby Solids: Baby Led Weaning vs Purées

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This is a follow up to my previous post where I share what we did for solids from 4-6 months.   At 6 months, I really noticed a change in Aurora and a much greater interest in food. Now it was much harder to eat in front of her as she was…

How to do Easy, Fun, Local Trips with Babies

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As new parents, you are home more than you’ve ever been. And if you are anything like me, you’ll get stir crazy. I also am very used to traveling a couple times per month, so this whole “staying home” thing gets to me quicker than most. I’ve…

How To Travel while Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding and traveling actually go together quite well--when you are bringing your baby, that is. When you are traveling WITHOUT your baby and you are still a breastfeeding mama, things get complicated. That is why I wanted to share my advice for…

Starting Baby Solids: A Feeding Guide for 4-6 Months

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After working so hard to master breastfeeding, introducing solids was a little intimidating. There are so many options, methods and conflicting advice out there that I was overwhelmed. My babygroup leader and my pediatrician never seemed to say the same…

Best Winter Baby Gear

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Living in California, I never realized how hard it can be to dress a baby warmly for the cold temps. However, with our Christmas Holiday travel involving 3 weeks in Vermont, my home state, I had to do some major research. The frustrating thing about buying…