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11 Best Ski and Snowsuits for Kids 2021

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Baby, it’s cold outside! If you're planning a family ski vacation or just want to…

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10 Best Travel Pants for Women and Moms…

by Tamara Gruber

Moms have special needs when it comes to travel pants. We need pockets to carry…

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11 Best Winter Coats for Kids for 2020/21

by Tamekia Reece

Whether you’re flying to the Alps, renting a cabin in Ontario, or staying somewhere closer…

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Flip It and Reverse It: 10 Clothing Items…

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Want to save big bucks on baggage fees? Make everything you jam into your suitcase…

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The Best Personalized Kids’ Luggage: 9 Great Options

by Cynthia J. Drake

Parents know all too well the horrors that await you in the event your child…

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The Ultimate Carry-On Bag for Moms

by Courtney Elko

Finding the best carry-on bag for any type of travel can be challenging. But when…

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14 Items Under $25 That You Should Never Travel Without

by Tamara Gane

Who says essential items have to be expensive? When we’re traveling, it often seems the things we rely on the most come with the smallest…

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8 Things You Should Never Put in Your Checked Bag

by Keryn Means

As I wandered the racks of Unclaimed Baggage, a shopping wonderland where lost luggage goes to find new homes just outside of Huntsville, Alabama, I…

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11 Best Kids Headphones for 2021, According to an Expert

by Jeff Bogle

Buying your child a pair of earphones ensures you don’t have to listen to Baby Shark on repeat. But it’s important to distinguish which kids’…

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11 Best Camcorders 2021

by Jeff Bogle

We’re tempted to make some corny 80’s jokes here—like, put on your Z. Cavariccipants and tease your bangs while listening to MC Hammer—but just like…

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7 Best One Piece Swimsuits for Moms

by Cynthia J. Drake

Like most moms, I know that whatever photo shows up on the product model is not necessarily what is awaiting me in the dressing room…

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12 Best Snow Sleds For Kids 2021/2022

by Jeff Bogle

Skiing and snowboarding are cool and all, but both wintertime activities require pricey gear and expensive lift tickets. Sledding, on the other hand, requires little…

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9 Best Baby Carriers for Dads 2021

by Katja Gaskell

One of the best ways for dads to bond with their babies—and give mom some time off—is babywearing. Carrying a baby or toddler allows dads…

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10 Best Baby Socks (That Actually Stay On)

by Terry Ward

Hang around with a baby long enough and you’ll surely encounter one of the biggest clothing mysteries of all: the case of the vanishing baby…

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10 Most Stylish Fanny Packs for 2021

by Keryn Means

Oh, the stylish fanny pack. That little hip bag we hate to love because it reminds us of the 1980s, when big hair ruled and…

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10 Best Baby and Toddler Swimsuits 2021

by Terry Ward

While sun protection is obviously the most important factor in the equation, it sure doesn’t hurt when your toddler’s togs are as fun-loving and cute…

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10 Best Packing Cubes for Kids and Families 2021

by Terry Ward

It’s easy for adults to take charge and do it all. But involving the kids in the packing process for a trip can make them…

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17 Best Travel Clothes for Men 2020

by Terry Ward

Heading out of town? Relax, guys, and follow our lead on what to pack. The best travel clothes for men are ones that layer well…

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8 Best Tablets for Toddlers and Kids 2021

by Cynthia J. Drake

You’re headed out for your next family trip and you’ve covered all the bases. Passports? Clothes? Medication? Tablet? Yep, we said it: tablets are becoming…

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8 Best Water Shoes for the Beach 2021

by Terry Ward

Inspecting tidal pools for critters and heading out into the ocean is more enjoyable when nobody’s complaining about sore feet. Enter the water shoe—the go-anywhere footwear…

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15 Most Versatile Travel Dresses 2021

by Keryn Means

A versatile travel dress can help you stay cool on vacation, while also looking completely put together (even though it took you all of five…

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9 Best Swim Floaties for Kids 2021

by Courtney Elko

Whether you have an infant, toddler or a young swimmer, floaties for kids are a fun and a safe staple for any day in the…

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10 Best Travel Sneakers for Women and Moms 2021

by Tamara Gruber

Travel sneakers need to be lightweight and comfortable, but also fashionable. They also need to be versatile enough to transition from the rainforests of Costa…

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14 Best Gifts for New Moms (and Dads!) 2021

by Tamekia Reece

When someone is expecting a baby or had one recently, it can be difficult to choose the perfect gift to give for the special occasion.…

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12 Best Flip Flops for Kids 2021

by Keryn Means

Warm-weather fun means those little toes need to be free to roam. The kids’ feet have grown once again, so you’re looking for the best…

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10 Best Headphones for Mom and Dad in 2021

by Jeff Bogle

It’s not that we don’t want to hear our kids (okay, maybe we don’t—especially when they’re fighting in the back seat). But from time to…

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7 Best Baby Sun Hats for 2021

by Terry Ward

We’re not promising these hats won’t get yanked off eventually. But their comfortable fabrics and fits gives you a better shot at keeping your little…

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24 Best Diaper Bags for Moms 2021

by Terry Ward

Becoming a parent or primary caregiver to a child opens you up to a lot of new life experiences—including the myriad, utterly mind-boggling amount of…

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7 Best Fall Jackets for Kids 2021

by Courtney Elko

Fall weather can be unpredictable; one minute there’s a crisp breeze in the air, the next it’s snowing. So fall jackets for kids need to…

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6 Best Scavenger Hunt Games for Kids 2021

by Jackie Perrin

Scavenger hunts can rescue a rainy day on vacation, keep the kids busy on the road, or help them learn geography or get to know…

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10 Best Books for Expecting and New Parents 2021

by Wendy Helfenbaum

If you’re anticipating the arrival of your first baby, or your newborn is already here and you’re starting to dream about that first family vacation…

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