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How to Fit a Car Seat on a Camel

Once upon a time, I had plans to be a world traveler. I explored the Black Rock Desert in my 1959 Land Rover with other Roverfolk and my wife and I wandered all over the western United States and Canada in it. I had plans to cross Europe and Africa...

TSA Opens Family Lanes

Happy holidays from the Transportation Security Authority -- every airport across the nation now has special security lanes just for travelers who may need extra time or assistance, such as families, those unfamiliar with the security process, and...

Reese Witherspoon, DIY Castles, and Packing Lists - Links We Love

Got a little princess and a free weekend ahead? Try your hand at making her a castle. -- Alphamom Ready or not, here it (Christmas shopping, that is) comes! Get some hints with Babble's holiday gift guide. -- Babble Traveling with baby over...

Suri Cruise is "Powerful," Eating Worms and Hillary Clinton's New Gig - Links We Love

Suri Cruise can't even tie her own shoes, and she's already being called an influential person?! Forbes has put Suri at the top of their list of the World's Most Powerful Tot Under Age Five. -- MomLogic Have you ever sedated an infant during air...

Where Do You Eat Thanksgiving Dinner?

Last year, the Automobile Association of America found that of 2,000 people surveyed, 43 percent traveled over the Thanksgiving holiday, and of that number, 71 percent traveled with children. Don't believe it? Just hang out at O'Hare International...

Thanksgiving travel tips for families

It's the most horrible time of the year ... oh, wait, that isn't how the song goes. Or is it? Yes, hard to believe and harder to accept, the holidays are looming just around the corner. With so many of us living far away from our extended...

No pre-boarding for families

Once upon a time, families traveling with small children got to board first, to give them time to get their little ones settled in, put away their luggage, toys, and snacks, and do whatever else they needed to do, without blocking the rest of the...

Should airplanes have a kid's section?

(Click the photo to see 5 essential travel tips for kids on planes) These days, traveling by air can be an extreme test of patience and restraint. Herded like cattle and crammed into tiny seats, most of us suffer quietly and try to make the best...

Disney raising ticket prices

If you have plans to visit a Disney theme park in the future, you might want to add a few extra dollars to your wallet. Beginning today, Disney is raising the cost of admission at all domestic theme parks. How much more you will pay depends on which...

DailyDish: Dozing while driving can be a good thing

If you want to avoid the constant queries of "Are we there yet?", try mixing rest with your ride....

Fake vacations -- the new staycation

So you've decided to stay home this summer to save money and have embraced this year's hottest buzzword -- the staycation. Just how far are you willing to go to make your staycation vacation-like, though? Pitching a tent in the backyard? Buying some...

DailyDish: Pack a picnic lunch

Taking a road trip? Your crew is bound to get hungry. Save money and time by planning ahead....

'Can baseball save your marriage?' and other shared activities

Do you like baseball? Any kind of sport? What about traveling or other activities? If you said yes to any of the above, do you enjoy doing so with your spouse? A new report from a set of studies, some of which have been going on for more than a...

Leaving on a jet plane: Helping kids deal with parents who travel

One of my very favorite commercials is the one where the dad goes away on a business trip and his daughter gives him her stuffed monkey to take along; he uses his cell phone to photograph the monkey in various places while he's traveling and sends...

Save money, visit Disney World virtually

It cost us a fair bit of change when we visited Disneyland last year, which is a big part of why we haven't been back since. Now, we can save all that money and avoid the hassle of crowds and cross-country travel by visiting Disney World in Florida...

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