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How to Inform Santa that Your Child Won’t Be Home for Christmas! (Free Printable)

Put your child’s mind at ease and add a little Christmas magic with this easy to customize letter to Santa. You’re worried about packing, flights, and holiday shopping. It all seems so stressful. But your kids have a much bigger concern: If they’re not home for Christmas, how will Santa find them? Sure, some kids will… Continue reading How to Inform Santa that Your Child Won’t Be Home for Christmas! (Free Printable)

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14 Awesome Gifts Under $25 for Moms Who Travel

Got a mom who travels on your holiday shopping list? There may be 12 Days of Christmas, but here are 14 gifts, all under $25, for the traveling mom on your list.  Pop one of these under the Christmas tree, and she’ll thank you for your thoughtfulness. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which… Continue reading 14 Awesome Gifts Under $25 for Moms Who Travel

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Mostly Minimalist: How to Pack a Tiny First Aid Kit for Family Travel

What’s in your first aid kit? Once upon a time, mine was something like this: Add a tube of this and another tube of that. Throw in a box of these and a box of those. Don’t forget a bottle of X and one of Y. And be sure to pack an ACE Bandage! (When I was… Continue reading Mostly Minimalist: How to Pack a Tiny First Aid Kit for Family Travel

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Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids Who Travel

I don’t have to tell you that the holidays are coming up. Have you started shopping yet? Are there any kids with travel plans on your list? Do you need gift ideas? Maybe it’s your niece or your grandson or your college roommate’s tween daughter. Maybe it’s your kid. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate… Continue reading Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids Who Travel

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6 Tips for (Sorta) Maintaining Your Toddler’s Routine on Vacation

What can you do to help your toddler stay on schedule during a vacation and even overcome jet lag? What’s the one word The Husband and I would use to describe the first night of our first trip abroad with Little A? Hellish. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive… Continue reading 6 Tips for (Sorta) Maintaining Your Toddler’s Routine on Vacation

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Mostly Minimalist: Essential Gear for Traveling with a Toddler

Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know what I said in the intro to my Mostly Minimalist Travel series: no just-in-case packing. But what if you’re traveling with a toddler? Life with a toddler is all about “just in case.” Your purse is packed with just-in-case items: A spare outfit just in case there’s another ketchup incident.… Continue reading Mostly Minimalist: Essential Gear for Traveling with a Toddler