Category: travel

Installing a safety seat

Child Passenger Safety Changes

~ By Seattle Children’s Hospital  Child passenger safety guidelines are updated as new data tells us how we can best protect children in vehicles. Washington state has updated its law based on the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Here are the new rules:   Keep car seats rear-facing until your child is at least age 2  Children under age 2 must…

Mom in the Middle: 9 Ways to Survive Traveling with Kids

Tis the season for parties, traditions, and family gatherings near and far—all of which you might be shunning or dreading now that you have a plus one in tow. But fear not! Heeding this advice will have you dashing through the season like you’re on a one-horse open sleigh. Expect the Worst: My husband Bart is a huge Star Wars…

May I buy you a drink?

“I’m not sure who exactly coined the term “flying the friendly skies”, but I am living proof that you can travel with young children. I remember before I had kids thinking that travel was so easy. I’d hop a plane, grab a glass of red wine, take a Dramamine, and miraculously land at my destination. Don’t get me wrong, wine…