best car seat position 2014

The Safest Car Seat Position and LATCH Advice 2014

Summer vacation is just around the corner. Soon, the kiddies will be out of school, beautiful weather will smile down on us, and your family may be tempted to take some road trips. Traveling with kids is great fun but before you all hop in the car, let’s revisit the basics for the safest car seat position and some new LATCH rules for 2014. As some of you may already know, car seat rules changed in 2014!… More

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Rockstar Tips for Flying with Infants (part 2)

There are so many tricks and tips to flying with infants that makes the experience so much less stressful.   This week, I’ll continue where we left off on Rockstar Tips for Flying with Infants (part 1).  Let’s just go into some of the things you should know that may help to prepare for flying with infants. With a lil planning, you’ll be in for a pleasant trip! How to Buy - When flying with infants, try to… More

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What is the BEST Stroller for 2014?

Baby gear… it’s an exciting but daunting part of having a child, especially if it’s your first child.  Picking out baby gear can take hours and hours of research and comparison shopping.  There are so many brands, features and pros and cons to consider, choosing something as simple as the best baby stroller can really make your head spin! Our house went crazy trying to find the best stroller for our needs.  We wanted something light-weight, reasonably… More

Traveling with Infants

Rockstar Tips for Flying with Infants (part 1)

Sometimes, we parents like to worry about things that haven’t happened or don’t even exist.  Flying with infants and kids is one of those examples of unnecessary worry.  Sure, it’s different and a bit more challenging than traveling solo but, with the right state of mind, it can be fun and rewarding.  In fact, if you think about it you’ll realize that flying with infants and babies before they can crawl and walk is the easiest time… More

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A Little Girl and a Light Up Globe

A little girl and a light-up globe, that’s what I think of most when I look back to my childhood.  Oh, there are many moments to remember but the ones I hold most dear to my heart involve my baby blue light-up globe, National Geographic magazines, and a set of World Book encyclopedias.  They were both gifts from my dad.  He was a school teacher who worked jobs in the summer to afford them for me.  My… More

Traveling with Children

Busting Misconceptions of Traveling With Children

Hello, hello… is anybody out there?! Welcome to My Curious Planet, a website dedicated to providing tips on traveling with children, sharing inspirational stories on traveling with children and just generally busting the misconception that traveling with children is not fun.  It’s a loving, fun, offbeat world where life and travel do not have to be put on hold just because you decide to have a child.  This is a misconception that I heard through most of my… More