Can’t Touch This

Lucians first “swim” was at five weeks old. As newbie travel parents, my husband and I were feeling brave and took Lucian into the pool for her first taste of swimming. She loved it! Splishing and splashing all over the place, our little fish was having a blast. I had a regular old Michael Phelps on my…

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The Untold Secret to Stress-Free Travel with Kids

I have sat where you are, right now, many times. Searching the web for the newest ideas and answers, scouring blogs for tips and secrets and staring into the glow of my phone while anxiety builds up in me. Crap, I’m going on the road again with my kid. Even with more 50,000 miles of “baby…

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Never Wear White After Labor Day

So the saying goes….you should never wear white after Labor Day. But seriously now, who can pass up an adorable white cotton sundress in late September? Well, not this mom. I saw this cute, bright white dress on the rack at my favorite baby fashionista boutique and the famous last words left my mouth, “Lucian…

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A Travel Hangover

Feeling hungover? No, not the “party like it’s 1999” kind of hungover, but the overwhelming, heaps of dirty clothes, skyscraper stacks of mail, hard crash back to reality, kind of hungover. I’m talking about the travel hangover. Coming home after days on the road and countless miles of travel is one of the best things…

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The Great Mail Fail

Imagine it… It’s your child’s 1st birthday and your friends and family come out in throngs to celebrate the BIG day. At the end of the party, you have gifts coming out of your ears, you’re sticky with cake residue from head to toe and you cannot find your child under the mountains of wrapping paper….

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A Sticker Crisis

One would think, by the outrageous reaction shown here, that Lucian was being tortured…not the case. What’s really happening here is that I’ve just introduced her to the excitement of stickers! That’s right you guys…simple stickers are responsible for this outrage. Lucian was huge fan of this new found fun until she discovered that stickers do…

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Flamingo…Friend or Foe?

This beautiful photo captures Lucian and I gazing into a Caribbean sunset while watching wild Flamingos leisurely roaming the sand.  From this distance, my Tiny Traveler LOVES the flamingos. She points and shrieks with delight as she watches them move around on those impossibly thin legs. But being the “smart” momma I am, I decided…

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