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Tips for traveling to Chicago with a toddler

Tips for traveling to Chicago with a toddler

You may have heard that we recently took a family vacation to Chicago. It was a really fun trip and one that I learned a lot about the city on in a very short amount of time. Those lessons cost me a lot of extra […]

Chicago Family Vacation Part 1 – A day at the Navy Pier

Chicago Family Vacation Part 1 – A day at the Navy Pier

Some people said I was crazy to take a 2 year old on vacation by myself. And while some people would have been right, it was also SO worth it. We took a solo family vacation to Chicago and it was amazing! Our flight landed […]

First Football Game – Miami Dolphins win against the 49ers

First Football Game – Miami Dolphins win against the 49ers

A few weeks back Z got to experience his very first NFL football game: Miami Dolphins vs 49ers! I was a little apprehensive about taking him to the game because I knew it would be a crazy long day, but overall he behaved incredibly well […]

What to do if your toddler suddenly gets carsick on a road trip

What to do if your toddler suddenly gets carsick on a road trip

My 17 month old gets carsick. At first, I thought it was a fluke. Z got carsick for the first time while driving through windy, hilly, one-lane, mountain roads of North Carolina. I was having bouts of motion sickness as the driver, so I wasn’t […]

Mommy and Son Vacation Part 1 – Bear Lake Reserve

Mommy and Son Vacation Part 1 – Bear Lake Reserve

Mommy and Son Vacation – Part 1 Bear Lake Reserve There was a whole lot of sweat, a few tears, a broken iPhone screen, a lap full of throw up, and several wrong turns, but I would do it all over exactly the same 100 […]

Flying with a baby – Part 2

Flying with a baby – Part 2

Flying with a baby – Part 2 Several months ago I gave you all a few tips on flying with an infant in lap and after a couple more flights, now with a toddler rather than a newborn, I’m back to expand on them. In case you […]

A trip to the Georgia Aquarium

A trip to the Georgia Aquarium

A trip to the Georgia Aquarium. Several weeks back, Zay and I went to the Atlanta Zoo with a friend visiting from out of town. Although it was a good time and we enjoyed ourselves, the outing wasn’t as exciting as I had anticipated it would have […]

A Day at the Atlanta Zoo – A Guest Post on Nikkiraeink.com

A Day at the Atlanta Zoo – A Guest Post on Nikkiraeink.com

A friend of mine came into town to visit a few weekends ago and we were searching for something to do in the city that would be eventful for my 7-month-old son. I had already been to the aquarium in Atlanta and we had both […]

TRAVEL TUESDAY: 5 Tips for flying with an infant

TRAVEL TUESDAY: 5 Tips for flying with an infant

After a total of four solo flights together in the last 6 months, I can’t say I’m an expert, but I can say I’ve learned the basics of flying with an infant. As I tell you all frequently, learn from my mistakes. Even the most […]

Navigate your first road trip with a baby

Navigate your first road trip with a baby

  Navigate your first road trip with a baby Atlanta to Sarasota and back again; this is a trip I’ve taken many times solo; this is a trip that I considered easy; this is a trip that’s only downfall is staying on the same highway […]