9 Critical Tips for Traveling by Car with a Baby

Traveling with your baby in a car can go two ways. Your baby might sleep the entire way, waking only to eat, and dozing quickly off again with a clean nappy and a full belly. The other scenario is that your baby screams the entire way, resulting in frayed nerves and you considering if the return trip home is truly necessary. A new location is good, right? It is impossible to predict how your child will behave on a car ride. Parents should be prepared for all scenarios, so let’s take a look at the best tips for traveling by… [Read More]

Traveling With A Timid Child

Image source For children, traveling should be an exciting time. It should be an opportunity to explore new horizons, see the world outside of their own and gain experiences that you can only learn through doing rather than seeing. It makes sense that, as parents, you want your children to be able to travel and enjoy the time you spend away. Of course, there are some children for whom the idea might be more difficult. Whether it be because of special needs or just a general timidity about the world around them, for some children, they need their comfort zone…. [Read More]

Travelling with Kids – The Essentials

Travelling with children can be pretty stressful. I should know! I have three year old twin girls and have taken them on holiday abroad via aeroplane, but also in the UK by car. One of the hardest things to do on a long car or plane journey is preventing children from getting bored. I usually end up giving them my husband and I’s phones so that they can watch a video with their headphones on. Of course that means we need to make sure we have strong, durable phone cases as kids can be pretty careless at times! When travelling with kids… [Read More]

Stress busting tips for travelling with toddlers!

Are we there yet? I’m bored! How many times have you heard this whilst travelling with your little ones. Even if we’re just going a short distance down the road, I get asked the inevitable, “Are we there yet?” question! A recent survey carried out by Airport’s, parking and hotels (APH) has revealed that 15.6% of people thought that travelling with children was one of the main causes of travel stress in the UK. I can really relate to this! We’re going on holiday next month with our twins and will be travelling by plane as we’re flying to Menorca…. [Read More]

Travelling: Rome

I quite often post about Twin Daddy and I’s travels before our girls were born. In my first ever ‘meme’ which I called: “Before You Were Born” I talk fondly of our time in Rome. We’ve been twice and second time around it was just as enjoyable, if not more, than first time around. Rome, as many people know, is the capital of Italy and has 2.7 million residents, but did you also know that Rome is the only city in the world to contain in it’s interior a whole state; the enclave of Vatican City.  (Source: Wikipedia). On our first… [Read More]

Top Tips for Travelling Abroad with Children

M ejoyed playing with the leaflets Travelling anywhere with children can be an almighty task. Whether it’s just a trip to the local shops or a holiday abroad it can become stressful. Here are my top tips for travelling abroad with children.  If you are going by plane take a few books and toys to keep your little one entertained. You may not need them as your child may simply enjoy standing in the aisle taking in their new surroundings, but if you have a few to hand they can be great boredom busters. I found some great magnetic activity… [Read More]