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…

Is First Class/Business Class better than Economy for a baby?

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This came up as a very contentious question when I asked my followers on Instagram. Many were adamantly against First Class with a baby. Some even said that several airlines don’t allow babies in First Class. Others said they 100% would if they could,…

Winter in Vermont at the Woodstock Inn and Resort

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Each time I go back to my little Vermont hometown, I am reminded that I basically grew up in a storybook. Woodstock, Vermont is a bucolic little village nestled amidst rolling hills, hugging a charming center green and a briskly flowing river.  Stone,…
Pienza Tuscany family trip

Baby Travel Essentials: How To Travel to Italy with a 5 Month Old

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Taking a 5 month old on a 13 hour direct flight trip, across many time zones, for 10 days should not be taken lightly. But I’ve dedicated my life to travel so I wasn’t going to let that intimidate me (re: I was intimidated but pushed through). Why…

Traveling to Sonoma, California with a 4 Month Old Baby

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In California, I think the best place to experience the fall season is in Sonoma County. I was craving a little bit of that crisp air, auburn hues and autumnal feeling so I decided that Sonoma would be the perfect getaway with my mother and my 4 month…

Tips for Flying Across Country with a 2 Month Old Baby

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We popped Aurora on a flight when she was just 9 weeks old. It was a bit daunting at first but we really wanted her to meet all her grandparents, so we decided to brave the West to East Coast flight over Labor Day Weekend. Choose your Destination…

Survival Guide for SLEEP in First 3 Months: The Products That Help

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Taking care of a baby is the hardest thing I have ever done. I thought the delivery was the hard part, and trust me, that was no walk in the park. But actually taking care of a baby, all day and all night, every single day is so much more than I could…