Best Mother’s Day Ideas for Your Wife Who Loves to Travel

It’s time to honor our moms, travelers or not. I’m a mom and I appreciate gifts that are thoughtful and practical. Sure, I’d love a box of chocolates or flowers for a random daily surprise. However, putting some thought into it and finding an unique Mother’s Day gift shows that I’m appreciated for the sacrifices I make for the family.

Here are the best Mother’s Day ideas for your wife who loves to travel, from my viewpoint as a traveling mom!

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Best Kids Luggage Sets: Guide for the Traveling Family

As a parent who loves to travel, you want to take your children with you when you explore. I do, too! The trip planning is done and now it’s time to pack. You’ve decided on getting a set of children’s luggage with wheels.  What is the best kids’ luggage set? Should you get your kids hardside luggage or soft luggage? Should kids even have their own suitcase?!

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Guide to the Best Toddler Carrier For Travel

I’ve often extolled the virtues of baby wearing. Did you know I also love toddler wearing? It’s how I survived having babies turning into toddlers who were only one year apart. When they were babies, it made life so much easier! You can nurse in a carrier, you can bottle feed in a carrier, you can chase your other kids around with your baby in a carrier, etc. Kid melting down? Carrier to the rescue! Traveling? Take that carrier! I’m here to help you find the best toddler carrier (for both travel and daily life) for you.

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Best Backpacking Towel for Traveling Families: Find the Best Travel Towel for You

During our last vacation, I realized that I really wanted a quick drying towel. We had beach towels and hung them outside at night, but they were still quite damp in the mornings. Of course, I want to find the best travel towel available, one that is quick drying, absorbent, and can fold up really small. I do need to fit four in a backpack, after all! It didn’t take long to realize that quick dry travel towels would also be a brilliant addition to our swim bags. It’s great when one product can fill multiple needs!

If you want to travel carry-on only, a compact travel towel is a must. Even for families! Maybe especially for families.

Why get a travel towel? What do you look for in a travel towel? Read on and don’t forget your towel…

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This is My Favorite Travel Accessory: A Guide to Finding the Best Menstrual Cup

Mom travelers, well, any female traveler, this post is for you. It’s all about my personal favorite travel accessory: the menstrual cup. Wait! Before you groan, this post is not sponsored by any one brand. My favorite travel blogger lamented about people writing gift lists and putting some brand of menstrual cup on the list, because really… who gives menstrual cups as gifts?!

She’s right. It’s a weird gift to give someone (but I’ve considered it for a really close friend), partially because period talk is still sort of taboo and actually far more importantly: because every woman has different needs.

Here’s why the menstrual cup is my favorite travel accessory!

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These are the Best Travel Car Seats for Flying with Kids

Which car seats are the best travel car seats for airplanes? When you fly frequently with kids, you want to find a car seat that is easy to install, uninstall, use safely, and is easier to carry though airports. Which are the best car seats for flying with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers?

I’m an advocate for car seat safety. Children should be in their correctly installed car seats, buckled properly by an adult every time, and rear facing until they outgrow the limits of their seats. These safety measures certainly extend to air travel. So far, my children have ridden in their car seats on each flight we’ve taken, even though they are past the toddler age.  I strongly encourage all parents to follow proper use guidelines to the best of their ability.

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The Anti Theft Travel Purse Pursuit: 2018 Guide to the Best Travel Purse

I decided that I must have an anti theft travel purse for our adventures abroad. After my initial research, it seemed like the majority of anti theft purses for travel had very similar security features. Wonderful! All I had to do is find a purse I liked! I wanted to find something stylish, but not so fancy that it screamed “full of money!” It needs to be the perfect travel purse, the best anti theft purse I can find. Am I looking for a unicorn?

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The Best Travel Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Do you need some gift ideas for a traveling child?Are you looking for the best travel toys for toddlers and preschoolers? The toys on this list are especially well-suited to travel. They are all small, light, and pack easily.

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