Tag Archives: traveling with kids

11 Obnoxious Things Your 1-Year-Old Will Definitely Do While Flying

Everybody loves a 1-year-old, unless of course they’re on an airplane with one. I remember my Mommy & Me class leader telling us that from age 1 to 2.5, we should make all faraway friends and relatives come to us and avoid flying altogether. So when the invitation arrived for a family wedding 3,000 miles away, and my youngest […]

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New York Kicked My Parenting Ass

Hey there, did you miss me? We just got back from summer vacation – aka Viv’s east coast relatives tour: three grandmas, two grandpas, one great aunt, two good aunts, two honorary aunts, two uncles, a newborn cousin and a partridge in a pear tree. It was the new baby that brought us to the […]

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Rethinking “Vacation”

This Thanksgiving, we got out of town, driving down to Laguna Beach with Grandma and my brother and sister-in-law–Viv’s adored Uncle Jordan and Aunt Lana. Look at them, all relaxed and well-rested, wearing designer sunglasses without fear.  Yeah, they don’t have kids yet.

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