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Travel With Children

The Best Way to Travel With Children

Marshall S. Berdan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Parents
Marshall S. Berdan

Thanks to the Internet and the corresponding information superhighway, it is now possible for children of even moderate means to be able to travel the world, quickly, safely and from the comfort of their own homes, schools or public libraries.

In Niagara Falls, Family Travel Writers Agree: Passport Is a Must to Teach Kids the World

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

It's imperative that we teach our kids to find common ground with those from different cultures and countries and there is no better way to do that than through travel. It isn't always necessary, however, to take the kids to far flung destinations to show them a different world.

Is Your Imagination Drying Up? Children to the Rescue!

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Holly Robinson

It's easy to forget that we even have imaginations once we're adults. Who has time to feel creative, when there's a job to go to, groceries to buy, ca...

Mother Made to Feel Embarrassed About Breastfeeding On Flight -- It's Time For New Policies

Hayley Krischer | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents
Hayley Krischer

A mother breastfeeding her baby on an American Airlines flight last week was told by a stewardess that she needed to "cover up" while breastfeeding. The stewardess first shot dirty looks to the breastfeeding mother then demanded the mother put a blanket over her son "because there are kids on this flight."

Tips for Traveling With Children

Chris Lopinto | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Chris Lopinto

Traveling with children can be a stressful time for parents, and surrounding passengers. Unlike environments that allow parents to simply "walk away" from a crowd if a child is disruptive, when traveling by plane, everyone is a captive audience with nowhere to go.

WATCH: Good And Evil At The TSA

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

After a preposterously positive TSA screening experience before my flight from Hilo, Hawaii, to Maui last week, I get it. I know why the agency assigned to protect America's transportation systems has a few fans -- and an apologist or two.

Why You'll Never See Me Dressed Up In Princess Gear At Disney World

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 12.08.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

I can appreciate a child who loves a character and wants to dress accordingly, but what I will never understand is the adult couple who is dressed in matching Disney attire.

10 Reasons To Travel When Your Kids Are Little

Corinne McDermott | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel
Corinne McDermott

Parents these days might be understandably discouraged from family vacations, especially to destinations that require more effort to travel with kids. But if you don't go now...

My 5th Grader Was Groped By TSA

Lisa Belkin | Posted 06.19.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

A mother has to stand and watch as her 5th grader is marched through the terminal by armed guards, put in a private examination room, then poked and prodded around his groin.

Beach Resorts For Babies...

Corinne McDermott | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
Corinne McDermott

Whether it's baby or parent who needs a dose of natural Vitamin D, these resorts will make sure every member of your family enjoys a well-deserved beach vacation.

Survey Sez: Dream Big When You Take The Kids

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Sixty percent of travelers said that what matters most when thinking about a dream trip is to have an authentic experience. We want to show the kids the world, traveling to foreign cities. We want to share the excitement of seeing exotic wildlife. We want to cruise and kick back on a beach, enjoying first-class service all the way. It's easier than you think.

Six Tips For Traveling Internationally WIth Children

Michael Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Michael Kaye

The hardest part of traveling with kids is striking the right balance between the challenging and the comfortable, the strange and the familiar.