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Family Travel Gear

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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Air Travel

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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9 Best Travel Booster Seats 2020

by Terry Ward

Milestones are a part of raising kids at all phases of their early lives—and there are milestones of importance to note, too, when it comes…

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10 Best Umbrella Strollers for Travel 2020

by Terry Ward

All parents know it — the infamous search for a stroller. We’ve done the leg work to bring you the best umbrella (and umbrella-like) strollers…

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8 Best Baby Beach Tents 2021

by Courtney Elko

Looking for a beach tent to protect your little ones from the sun and heat? These are our picks for the best baby beach tents.

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10 Best Beach Umbrellas for 2021

by Dave Parfitt

We were having a great time in Bethany Beach, Delaware, visiting the grandparents until “the incident.” A gust of wind picked up our beach umbrella, blew…

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10 Best Smartwatches for Kids 2021

by Dave Parfitt

Looking for the best smartwatch for kids? As prices have come down, more and more parents are trying to find that perfect smartwatch for kids,…

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10 Best Maternity Swimsuits 2021

by Terry Ward

Pregnancy feels better when you just add water. And a dip in the ocean, pool or lake is all the more inviting when you can…

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7 Best Beach Coolers 2021

by Cynthia J. Drake

Whether you’re heading to the pool or beach – or if you’re taking off on that family road trip – you’ll need a sturdy, easy-to-transport…

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14 Cute Booties for Fall 2021

by Amanda Norcross

We’ve found this season’s cutest and most comfortable booties to wear (while you’re inevitably chasing the kids around). These are the best booties for fall…

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8 Road Trip Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed

by Tamekia Reece

Taking a road trip with kids means there will be messes: crumbs, spills, or worse, a diaper blowout or episode of car sickness. Unfortunately, it’s…

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11 Best Drones for Kids 2021

by Jeff Bogle

Anyone who’s ever flown a drone will tell you that it’s the coolest six to eight minutes you can have on land! Thankfully, the prices…

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10 Best Cameras for Vacation 2021

by Jeff Bogle

Most of us have everything we need to take a decent photo already sitting in our purse or pocket. But when it comes to truly capturing…

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10 Best Portable Vaporizers 2021

by Debbie Olsen

Traveling can be hard on your family’s health, and dry air is a big part of the problem. A typical airplane cabin is drier than…

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12 Best Portable Chargers 2021

by Jeff Bogle

While each family travels differently, with some preferring the scenic beauty of national parks, some the art and culture of big cities, and others the…

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9 Best Multi-Pocket Travel Jackets

by Wendy Helfenbaum

No matter what kind of family vacation you’re heading out on, you’ll need a multi-pocket travel jacket to corral the long list of must-have essentials…

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The Best Baby Beach Gear 2020

by Cynthia J. Drake

Our favorite baby beach gear includes some out-of-the-box ideas from parents who have already beach-tested these items with their own babies. Bonus — you likely…

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11 Best Men’s Diaper Bags for Dads 2021

by Dave Parfitt

Dads need diaper bags, too! Choose a diaper bag backpack, diaper bag messenger bag, or diaper bag duffle bag that fits your style and carries everything…

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14 Best Family Card Games 2021

by Jackie Perrin

Card games are a great family diversion, whether you’re at home or on the road. From the ever-popular Exploding Kittens to the new family edition…

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11 Best Purses for Moms 2021

by Keryn Means

The mom bag; it’s an institution. I remember rifling through my mom’s purse as a kid. It wasn’t the most attractive bag, but it got…

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12 Best Family Board Games

by Jackie Perrin

When you have downtime and extra mental stamina, it’s the perfect time to bond with the family over a board game. Put down the phones,…

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9 Best Beach Wagons and Carts 2021

by Wendy Helfenbaum

What’s more relaxing than a day of sand and surf? The sea breeze, the warm sun, and best of all… the unimaginable amount of family…

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12 Best Road Trip Games for Families

by Jackie Perrin

Play these old-fashioned (and free!) games to pass the time on your next family road trip.

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8 Best Instant Cameras for Kids

by Karon Warren

Kids today love taking photos, especially selfies. But they also love taking photos with instant cameras, those cameras that immediately print out photos. These make…

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Beyond the Diaper Bag: 9 Best Daypacks for Traveling Families

by Wendy Helfenbaum

Chances are, your family vacation will include at least one day of adventure—think hiking, cycling, kayaking, or horseback riding. That means your carry-on just won’t…

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10 Best Travel Books to Inspire Wanderlust Teens

by Dave Parfitt

As teens strive for independence, sometimes they look to break away from the family vacation and venture off on their own. Here are 10 travel…

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How to Make Your Own Travel First-Aid Kit

by Katja Gaskell

Whether you’re taking a road trip to see family or flying overseas, there’s one thing you most definitely need to pack: a first-aid kit. While…

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