6 Essential Tips For Air Travel With Toddlers

6 Essential Tips For Air Travel With Toddlers
  For years I traveled back and forth from Dallas to New Jersey with little ones to visit family. I was optimistic and excited each time I booked a trip, counting down the days until it was time to go. No matter how tough the kids were the previous trip, I remember fantasizing the next one would be better. Ha! Not so.  I eventually learned through trial and error how to best manage family travel. Anticipating problems and planning ahead help a lot....

Getting Your Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers to Sleep

Getting Your Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers to Sleep
I don't know about you, but my biggest challenge as a mother of young children is getting enough sleep. I walk around in a constant state of exhaustion. The experts say babies and toddlers need adequate sleep for health and development, and that it is important to foster good sleeping habits - but to actually do so is easier said than done. Did you know that babies and children need consolidated REM sleep, just like adults? Not getting enough RE...