Category Travel

Gear for the Grandparents’ (or routine babysitter’s) House

My husband sponsored a Halloween party for infants and toddlers this weekend. The organizers asked if he could provide something for grandparents. So I came up with this list of things that a grandparent (anyone else) may want to have on hand if they are at least semi-regular babysitters. Here’s a list of things for […]

Whining and Dining: Ten Tips for Eating Out with a Toddler

I’m not exactly sure the definition of a “foodie”, but I’ve been called one from time to time. Before I had a child, my husband and I were out to eat at least 3-4 times a week. We live in what has been described by the likes of Food and Wine, the New York Times, […]

Pre vs. Post Baby Vacation

I love to travel! In fact, I think one of the first things I said to my husband once I realized he was the one and only (and this meant I wouldn’t be leaving Maine) that I needed to travel a lot. And, in the 12 years since then, travel we have. We’ve dined in Chicago, […]

Packing for Beach Vacation with an Infant

I was looking forward to our annual beach vacation with a little different sense of excitement this year. Excitement in the more nervous sense of the word maybe. First order of business was packing. Here is what we brought, needed and my list of essentials. Packing: Clothes: Since we were checking bags anyway, I didn’t […]

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