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traveling with kids

  • What's your most important childhood keepsake?

    When my mom was only 13-years-old, her mother died after a painful battle with cancer.  Her father got remarried to a woman who, to put it mildly, was not the warm and fuzzy type.  When my mom left for college, her stepmother got rid of all of my mom’s personal treasures.  All of them.  So I do... View Post
  • Travel Journals: Enjoying the Ride

    I took my young children to Paris for spring break last year after we went to see their grandparents in the UK.  A lot of folks asked me whether or not my kids were too young to get much out of the trip, whether they were bored or not excited about what we did.  I traveled a lot when I was little... View Post
  • What's In Your Library?: Founder of Momstamp and Mom of 4 Paulette Light shares the childhood mementos that stood the test of time

    We were already in awe of Paulette Light's ability to make parenting a brood of 4 kids seem easy when we learned about her amazing company, Momstamp.  It's basically an Angie's List for all the things a mom needs--from the best tutor to pediatrician to painter--but with the seal of approval from moms you know and their friends of friends.  So you know you can trust the recommendations.   With 4 kids, she has a lot of memories, and not a lot of time to organize them.   She told us how she manages the impossible balance, and which mementos made the cut for college. View Post