Ask Shelly: How to help a baby adjust to a 9-hour time change and jet lag?
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Ask Shelly: How to help a baby adjust to a 9-hour time change and jet lag?

Up for the sunrise in Phuket, Thailand – your baby might make it easier to get up on time than you expect! Since the topic of SLEEP (and its ugly cousin Jet Lag) comes up very frequently when I talk with parents planning travel, I thought this question (posted to the Travels with Baby facebook…

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Pack This! BedBugz inflatable bed rail for travel with toddlers and little kids

What I love best about the BedBugz inflatable bed rail – aside from the fact that thanks to it I no longer have to sleep with one eye open, ready to leap out of my hotel bed to make sure my toddler or preschooler doesn’t spontaneously flop out of hers – is that it helps…

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Q2U – Would you give your child Benadryl to help him sleep on an airplane? (a poll and giveaway)

Welcome to the first Travels with Baby Q2U! I get asked a lot of questions by parents, but one thing I enjoyed most in 2010 was hearing answers to some of the questions I posed to you readers in our giveaways. So in 2011, I’ll be posing a “Question to You” poll now and then…

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Ask Shelly: Tips for juggling toddler naps while visiting Paris?

As some of you know, I’ve run periodic “Ask Shelly” articles in my Travels with Baby column at Examiner.com. In the interest of better serving my loyal readers here (who all rock, by the way, thank you!), I’m in the process of moving “Ask Shelly” back here to the Travels with Baby blog, starting with…

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Get a Baby Bedtime Routine that Travels… and Grooves (FREE DVD giveaway)

I think I finally found the antidote for the Post-Trans-Atlantic-Flight-Jetlagged-Baby Blues. And I’m giving it away to one lucky reader.Whether you’re landing in the unfamiliar setting and soundtrack of a relative’s home or the the crazy new time zone of Rome, the question of how you’ll help your child adjust to changes in sleeping routines…

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Travels with Baby Tip #14: Sleep in.

Sure, you probably gave up on the idea somewhere between months 3 and 4 of parenthood, or possibly months 8 and 9, or years 2 and 3? And now, it’s hard to imagine a family vacation as being anything less hectic than family life at home. Night waking, early risers, picky eaters, and fearless explorers…