traveling with toddlers

Why Parents Need an Eating-Out Bag

Prepping for meals out with an infant and toddler used to eat up half the morning, until I developed a shortcut: The Eating-Out Bag.

When you become a first-time parent to a newborn, you quickly learn that you just can’t leave home without a diaper bag. And that your diaper bag needs to contain several toys and clothing changes, as well as the diapers. But by the time I had two kids in diapers, I discovered something equally important: […]

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The Mommy Potty (and Other Secrets to Toilet Training On the Go)

The "mommy potty" is what my girls call the elegant solution my husband devised for what to do when you're toilet-training away from home.

to lChances are, if you’ve got a toilet training toddler or preschooler, you’ve found yourself far away from a potty seat or child-sized toilet at least once on this adventure. (Unless you never set foot outside of the house, of course.) My husband devised a simple but elegant solution to this dilemma when Kimmie was

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