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Last updated on September 6th, 2018 at 11:45 pm

Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with your summer travel plans? Could you use some family travel hacks? Would you like an ultimate travel packing list for families with children?

Family travel can be stressful. Whether you are flying overseas or doing a mini road trip close to home, there are a lot of things to think about. Over the years, I’ve figured out a few ways to make it easier on myself. For me, planning is key. I like to feel organized and prepared. Here are my top summer travel tips for moms:

Last updated on August 11th, 2019 at 01:42 am

It’s that time of year: Spring Cleaning. If you are dreading it, you aren’t alone. I mean, you’ll probably spend a weekend vacuuming, boxing up stuff, and maybe throwing out a few things, only to see your house feel cluttered by the next weekend. For those of us with fun travel plans, we’d rather spend the time packing and planning our itineraries. So, when I tried the KonMari method of organizing last fall, I immediately realized that Marie Kondo’s system is perfect for families who travel.

Last updated on March 14th, 2018 at 08:52 pm

When I was younger, I loved hanging out at the beach. I’d put on my swimsuit, grab a towel and a fun novel and off I’d go. Now that I have a baby and a 3.5-year-old, I seem to fill my whole car with “stuff” when I head to the beach with kids.

Living in the Pacific Northwest, we are lucky enough to be able to head to the Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound or a variety of nearby lakes. My new favorite spot is Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah, WA. Not only do they have an amazing new play area with a splash pad, but they have an awesome beach that is perfect for kids. It requires a Discover Pass, but we’ve visited this park so many times that it’s been worth the cost.