TRAVEL MUSIC: Mother Goose Rocks CD

I have been a fan of this series since discovering them a few years ago. After all, I’m a music industry vet whose life revolved around contemporary tuneage for so many years. OK I’ll say it- I’m a music snob. So finding nursery rhyme tunes for our son to enjoy that won’t make mommy’s head explode is imperative. Mother Goose Rocks is a collection of … Continue reading TRAVEL MUSIC: Mother Goose Rocks CD

SPECIAL REPORT: What to do (& NOT do) When Stranded at the Airport

As we publish this report, the East Coast is experiencing a blizzard of record-breaking proportions. Should you be unfortunate enough to be stuck here half way through a journey with your family, there are a few tips you should know and some added advice. Continue reading SPECIAL REPORT: What to do (& NOT do) When Stranded at the Airport

TRAVEL TIP: Save Your Spot at the Airport NOW

Believe it or not, you can reserve a parking spot for yourself at a number of American airports. You may also consider validated parking if you don’t mind the investment (convenience can get very costly). Since many of the parking lots will be sold out in about a week, we recommend that you reserve a spot now (if you’re so lucky as to be using … Continue reading TRAVEL TIP: Save Your Spot at the Airport NOW

UPDATE: Swine Flu & Holiday Travel

My earlier report about the swine flu and traveling this holiday season got a lot of interest. So here is the latest work from the CDC and the FAA regarding travels and the H1N1 virus this winter. First some relatively good news. Doctors are reporting a downturn in swine flu this month. This despite the roughly 3900 who have died from the disease in the … Continue reading UPDATE: Swine Flu & Holiday Travel

TRAVEL GEAR: Kids Travel Cup

Sippy cups are great for kids, but when you’re driving, they often become something more like slippy cups. Enter these cute Travel Cups for kids by Contigo. They have a proprietary technology they call AUTOSEAL┬«, and even if name says it all, I’d be remiss if I didn’t try to explain how it works. Each time your child finishes taking a sip, the cup automatically … Continue reading TRAVEL GEAR: Kids Travel Cup

FREE TO SEE: NYC, Original Winnie the Pooh

If your travels take your family┬á through New York City anytime soon, do yourself and your kids a favor by checking out the original Winnie the Pooh that is on display at the library. When I first learned that the real Winnie the Pooh could be seen in the New York Public Library, I did not even have children. Still, as a fan of the … Continue reading FREE TO SEE: NYC, Original Winnie the Pooh

TRAVEL GEAR: Green Things

Its cute. Its travel-y. Its organic. Come on- you know you need a bunch of little bottles when you travel for the holidays anyway, so why not buy something you can feel good about? These are Erbaorganics new travel essentials. they have no parabens, pesticides, SLS’s, or artificial colorings. There’s a wash, a lotion, a cream, and oil. But it’s not always easy being green. … Continue reading TRAVEL GEAR: Green Things