Shopping

Cute and practical, this update on the old leash for toddlers is most welcome. Many modern parents are not keen on using a leash to keep their young children at close range.  Developmentally speaking, novice walkers need the freedom to explore what their budding "large motor skill" provides them...

Tags: Shopping

A handy paperback guide to steer you straight in the Pacific Northwest, with great tips from locals. If you’re planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest with your family, you will want to purchase Northwest Kid Trips guide to Seattle, Portland, Victoria and Vancouver, B.C., before your departure...

These take-along guides can provide comfort and quick solutions when common ailments strike the traveling family. When families plan a long trip, such as a year-long, round-the-world tour, their children's health is often the first concern. Those "What If?" questions which trouble parents when...

Tired of wrinkly frayed maps where the top attractions and essential highways have been torn off from overuse? National Geographic has introduced a practical series of maps to the market and made them in fold-up, carry-with-you sizes as well as big, wall-size maps that will get your family into...

Hoping to connect with families you meet while traveling? Having a few words of the local language in your hand makes all the difference. One of the biggest challenges that international travelers face is being able to speak at least a few words of the local language at their destination....

Tags: Shopping

If your kids have lots to carry around, this may be the bag for them. Looking for a roomy gear bag that is durable, lightweight and folds flat? Check out the Gonto Bag. It which can serve a variety of purposes, including use as a school bag, an overnight bag and a soccer bag.  Well-designed,...

Tags: Shopping

If you have plans to visit New York City with your kids, this comprehensive little guidebook can help make your trip-planning a little easier. As many parents know, Fodor’s is the travel division of Random House, and they offer guides to various cities around the world. If you have plans to...

A lunch box that makes healthy eating simple also offers a very easy way for your kids to be green and support sustainability when taking their lunch to school.. It’s not easy being green — often the deluge of information we receive about how to recycle and conserve can be exhausting.  The New...

Tags: Shopping

Antsy backseat passengers can make road trips the most exhausting of family vacations, but this classic car game will make the miles whizz by. There's no better opportunity than a long road trip to reinforce learning. That's why we love the ABCs game -- it's a fun way to practice the alphabet and...

The Great Escapes series of pocket guides deliver a wealth of information about regional short break and holiday escapes in a handy and easy-to-use package. It's not often we encounter a guidebook whose author is so knowledgeable about a destination that we trust his or her taste immediately. Yet...

Pages