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Gear Review: Matador Beast28 Pack-Away Technical Backpack

From the airport to the beach to the mountain backpacking trail, the Matador Beast28 can do it all. This versatile pack is lightweight and designed for travel. It comes with a compression sack that makes this pack small enough to easily fit inside a suitcase for adventure in far-off destinations. The many pockets, water bottle […]

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Save Your Road-Trip Sanity: Win a Yoga Book 2-in-1 tablet, a $2,500 scholarship, and discover Lenovo’s FREE Kid-Friendly Coding Website

Tablets are lifesavers when you are on a road trip. Enter to win a new Lenovo Yoga Book 2-in-1 Tablet and teach your kids to code at the same time!

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Carry-On Only with Kids: A How to Guide to Packing Light for the Family

  I recently drove a friend and her family to the airport for their trip to a Caribbean island. They were going for five days along with their two kids. They had seven large checked bags with them for their trip – SEVEN! I am sure they arrived and had everything they needed and more […]

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Family Ski Safety: Overcoming Mom Fear of All the Things That Could Go Wrong

Photo by: BigStock/joyfull As I tucked my only daughter into bed and kissed her sweet 7-year-old face, I couldn’t help but think, “Am I crazy to take her and her brothers on a big road trip the next day into the snowy mountains and trust her on a ski lift and to fly down a […]

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Gear Review: DockATot Deluxe Multi-Functional Baby Dock

The DockATot Deluxe dock is a multifunctional and multi use docking station for baby ages 0-8 months old. It offers a safe and comfortable place for baby to play, lay, or sleep. It can also be used for lounging, tummy time, and diaper changes. The DockATot is a lightweight and portable option for travel. You […]

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