Having lived in areas of the country where our families are at least a plane ride away, our kids have been traveling regularly since infancy.  Now, at 3 and 6 years, we’ve got awesome little travelers, but we’ve had our fair share of no-nap meltdowns, loooong delays, painful ears, and (ugh) vomiting.

Oh I hear you.  My boys took their sweet time in deciding that using the toilet was preferable to going in a diaper.  For us, waiting until they were truly ready was key.  Especially with my younger guy we had power struggles with the suggestion of using the potty up until the day he decided “yep – ready to do it.”  And then, thankfully he was and it was fairly smooth sailing after tha

The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that children stay in a rear-facing car seat until they reach the highest weight or maximum height allowed by a convertible car seat.