Last week I wrote about our preparations for traveling with our newborn and 2 other children. We flew to St. Louis for the weekend for my husband’s brother’s wedding. I wanted to share what worked well and what I would change for next time–except if I have my say, there won’t be a next time . . . → Read More: Air Travel with Multiple Young Kids
My husband and I use to be very avid campers. For our wedding, we registered at REI. Many of my favorite memories of our relationship involve camping trips to Vermont or Glacier or Yellowstone. Inspired by John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charlie, I insisted we leave our rain fly off the tent when we camped . . . → Read More: Gone Camping…with My Children
I traveled to Belize for a wedding last week. My husband and I left our older son with his grandparents, but took our baby along because he’s nursing. It seemed so obvious to us that he had to accompany us–how would he eat otherwise?? Plus he’s a really easygoing little dude, so we knew . . . → Read More: Nursing Abroad
My family is headed to Belize for a wedding this spring. I say my family, because as much as I’d love a tropical island vacation with my husband, I can’t leave my nursling for 5 days! He’s coming, too.
The last time I went someplace tropical was my honeymoon to St. Lucia in . . . → Read More: International Travel with Nursling
Whenever I fly in January, I am reminded of the Blizzard of 2010, when I flew home from California to discover the East Coast was buried under many feet of snow and my 6-month-old and I got stuck in Ohio.
Actually, I learned about the mess when we landed in Chicago, where I was . . . → Read More: Nursing Through A Flight Debacle
Neither of my babies tolerated the car while they were little. I felt truly cheated out of a sure-fire way to soothe fussy babies, since both of mine worked themselves into a proper lather the moment I turned on the engine. Since my husband and I are both transplants to Pittsburgh, we take a . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Roadtrips and Breastfeeding
My husband and I are transplants to Pittsburgh–I grew up in Central Pennsylvania and Corey is from metro NYC. So holidays for us mean travel to stay with extended family. Obviously, loading up two kids and driving 6 hours is going to be stressful. One of my kiddos is a nuring baby, and I know . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Breastfeeding and Holiday Challenges