Tips for clearing airport security with baby bottles and baby food
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Tips for clearing airport security with baby bottles and baby food

Unlike most air travel passengers who must abide by the TSA’s restrictions for personal liquid and gel items, babies and toddlers—whether flying in a paid seat or on a lap—are allowed to bring additional liquids through airport security, including expressed breast milk, formula, regular milk (which travels best in shelf-stable boxes), low-sugar juices, and baby…

Tips for taking the New York City subway with a stroller
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Tips for taking the New York City subway with a stroller

While your odds of finding an elevator at a subway station in NYC are far better than in Paris, Barcelona and the like, if you plan to use the subway system much during your family’s vacation you will need to be prepared to deal with stairs on many occasions. Should you ditch the stroller altogether?…

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Anderson River Park: A great pit stop for family road trips through Northern California

As I mentioned in my earlier blog post, my family has seen quite a lot of the I-5 corridor (actually all of it over the past 2 years). Finding new and exciting places to break up the drive without breaking the bank has always been of interest, so I was thrilled to discover the Anderson…

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Five ways my "Take-Along Travels with Baby" will help on this family road trip

Ever wonder if an author ever uses his own guidebook? Here are five ways I’ll be using my new Take-Along Travels with Baby to help on our imminent road trip—which starts with more than 10 hours of driving over the next two days! 1. Easy songs to sing in the car – Tired of starting…

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Golden Gate Bridge, Park, and Best Beaches: My driving loop for north-central San Francisco

Want to venture beyond Fisherman’s Wharf and the cable cars on your family’s vacation to San Francisco? Here is a map I put together of a driving tour “loop” you can do with your family if you’d like to see the beautiful beach at Crissy Field I posted about over the weekend, and some other scenic and fun sights…