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Childproofing for Holiday Travel with Babies and Young Children

I am unpacking from our trip to Jamaica and can’t wait to share our experiences at one of the world’s most baby- and toddler-friendly resorts recommended in Travels with Baby–watch for the full review and 411 coming soon! Meanwhile, I have a pumpkin pie in the oven and my thoughts are with those of you heading out for Thanksgiving travel with your own little ones and those still strategizing for holiday travel in the weeks to come.

If you have 5 minutes, be sure to check out this clip from last year’s appearance on View from the Bay (no, I’m not pregnant again!) with helpful tips for keeping babies and toddlers safe while staying with friends and family during the holidays. For more help planning your holiday travels with your child:

For safer, saner holiday travel with a baby or toddler read this first...

For safer, saner holiday travel with a baby or toddler read this first…

– Don’t forget the Worldwide Directory of Baby Gear Rental Agencies at

– See Chapter 2 of Travels with Baby for tips on Staying Safe (and Sane) with Friends and Family

– See Chapter 10 of Travels with Baby for tips on Childproofing on the Go

– See my Essential Holiday Travel Tips over at

Now, if I can just figure out what to do with this bird. Jerk turkey anyone?

Safe journeys,

Shelly Rivoli

Author of the award-winning guide Travels with Baby
The Ultimate Guide for Planning Trips with Babies, Toddlers, and Preschool-Age Children