Legoland on a Budget

I wanted to take a weekend trip for President’s Day, something cheap, something that would allow us to bond, but would not break the bank. It had been so long since we did a family trip that didn’t include visiting family or friends. So when I brought up the idea, the kids immediately began their…

Why Delta Needs to Empower Its Agents

I admit, I booked my flight in haste.  Under normal circumstances, I’d never book a 36 minute connection.  But I was greiving, flying to a funeral, and I needed to get home and back, so I didn’t pay close attention to the flight details. Once in New Jersey,  I called Delta concerned about the short…

Accidents While Traveling

My kids are quite active and have had their fair share of bumps and bruises. But until this trip the kids have managed to steer clear of bad injuries on the road. Notice I said until this trip. Exactly one day after arriving in NJ, and after a fun play date with a friend and…

Tips For Flying with an Older Lap Child

Flying with a lap child that is 0-6 months seems so easy you wonder why people think its hard. Then you fly with a crawler and you start to see it get harder, but they are still small. Then you hit the walking/toddler stage and the fun really begins. It’s hard to justify the cost…

Have Maternity Leave, Will Travel

With sleepless nights, diaper changes, and a whole new way of life, the last thing many people think about during maternity leave is travel. However, in my opinion, it should be a great opportunity to travel, and one that you start planning before baby comes. Traveling with kids is never easier than that first few…

Breastfeeding in India

If I don’t find time to write any other post about India, I wanted to make sure to write this one. Let me start by saying I’m a big advocate of nursing.  I nursed my son until 10 months and knew from the start I would nurse my daughter.  That was one of the reasons…