Our six secrets for stress-free travel with children

Our six secrets for stress-free travel with children

Travelling with children can be stressful, especially on long road trips or if you're stuck in an airport. I've travelled long distances with my daughters since they were six weeks old and we have certainly had our fair share of meltdowns - admittedly, I've had my moments too - but it never ceases to amaze me that at least one fellow passenger comments every time about how relaxed we all seem to be. But with help from experts like Dr. Pamela Smith, ND and lifestyle and wellness expert and nutrition coach, Michal Ofer, and the Moms at Calmmother I know we're in good hands.

Here are our top six tips to help make traveling with children stress-free regardless of whether you're on a road trip or an airplane with a newborn or a five year old (or both!).

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Packing checklist for babies, toddlers and kids (and parents too!)

Packing checklist for babies, toddlers and kids (and parents too!)

I've grown so accustomed to packing for myself and the kids when I travel (which is a ton of work!) that I'm always surprised to only have one piece of luggage to check-in and one carry-on when I travel by myself. I went on a much needed girls trip last weekend and was pleased to find that my suitcase wasn't overweight from the extra kid stuff - even on the flight back, despite my shopping indulgences (and mother's guilt for being away).

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