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NYC Vacation Tips for Children with Autism

NYC Vacation Tips for Children with Autism

Looking for some NYC Vacation Tips for Children with Autism? Keep reading seven amazing tips for a smooth visit! As a parent of a child with autism, vacations can often feel out of reach. However, experiences in new places can help your child learn about the world around them.  If you are dreaming of a family vacation to NYC, these tips will help you make the right accommodations for a fantastic trip! New York is busy, noisy, and full of people.  If you are looking for things to do, there is always something on offer.  Museums, bus tours, street artists,…
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3 Family-Friendly Destinations to Visit After Lockdown

3 Family-Friendly Destinations to Visit After Lockdown

Dreaming about the time's post COVID-19? If so, check out these three Family-Friendly Destinations to Visit After Lockdown! It was only a few months ago that the world was catapulted into anxiety and disaster. The COVID-19 epidemic shook the world and is continuing to do so. Times of unprecedented home isolation and social distancing are certainly very devastating for both physical and mental health, with many people going stir crazy and developing cabin fever.  Many of us stay at home to protect the lives of key workers and the medics who risk their lives every day to protect our families…
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5 Fun Things to do in Singapore with Kids

5 Fun Things to do in Singapore with Kids

Singapore is an incredible family travel destination with fun things to do for kids of all ages. Discover the top things to do in Singapore with kids here. Singapore is one of the premier tourist destinations in all of Asia. The wealthy city-state packs its borders with attractions catering to travelers of all ages, families included. 5 Fun Things to do in Singapore with Kids Finding things to do in Singapore with kids is a case of being spoiled for choice. You'll have a harder time narrowing down the options than anything else. So, to try to make planning your…
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Flying with Children: 13 Tips for a Stress-Free Air Travel With Your Kids

Flying with Children: 13 Tips for a Stress-Free Air Travel With Your Kids

Flying with children can be tough. These 13 tips will make it traveling with your children a tad easier. Admit it, even as adults, we have our fair share of stressful moments that get us all panicky and weary at the airport. Long queues, immigration problems, delayed flights, and worse, being left behind. Those are all adult problems that are unavoidable even if we arrive at the airport well-prepared. Flying with Children: Traveling with kids is entirely a different level of difficulty. And compared to preparing for an adult-only flight, getting ready to fly with your kids is more exhausting.…
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9 Tips for Traveling With a Special Needs Child

9 Tips for Traveling With a Special Needs Child

Traveling with a special needs child doesn't have to be hard! Check out these 9 tips to make your next travel plans a breeze! If you have a child with special needs, you need to take unique precautions before heading off on vacation. Your little one may find themselves overwhelmed with the changes and start to exhibit specific behavioral issues. Worse, you could forget an essential item and struggle to find a substitute in an unfamiliar place. Of course, this cautionary tale doesn't mean you should throw up your hands and stay home. 9 Tips for Traveling With a Special…
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Top Five Reasons to Visit Manhattan Over Presidents’ Day

Top Five Reasons to Visit Manhattan Over Presidents’ Day

visit manhattan over presidents day It may be the middle of winter, and you may be dreaming of summertime plans with warm weather and relaxing long weekends. While that is still a few months off, with Presidents' Day coming up, you can treat yourself to a long weekend right now and give you and your family a cold-weather respite.  With fine dining, great shopping, and tons of cultural activities, there's no better place to indulge in three days of freedom than right in Manhattan. So hop on a train, drive-in, or give yourself a staycation in the Big Apple.  Top…
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7 Top Tips for Visiting Kids Theme Parks

7 Top Tips for Visiting Kids Theme Parks

I still remember the first time we went to a theme park with our children. I wish then I would have known these 7 top tips for visiting kids theme parks back then! The biggest tip is that safety is key, especially if you're visiting a kids' play area with little ones! The last thing you will want is this happy trip to turn into an ER visit! 7 Top Tips for Visiting Kids Theme Parks If you're planning on going to a kids theme parks, here are a few things you need to remember to make that experience a…
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Teaching Kids About Travel Safety

Teaching Kids About Travel Safety

There is no shortage of benefits that come from traveling to new places. We enjoy the boost of creativity and productivity. You get a better understanding of other cultures, and even the ability to manage our emotions better. But remembering to teach kids about travel safety is extremely important for traveling. While it may seem like your young children won't enjoy the same benefits because they're too young to remember everything they are seeing, traveling with kids can still have many benefits. From a young age, traveling can help teach your kids how to be adaptable. It can open their…
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11 Items Everyone Forgets to Pack on Vacation

11 Items Everyone Forgets to Pack on Vacation

You can guarantee that something will get left behind when packing for a vacation. So long as it’s not someone’s passport (some of us have done this before), your trip won’t be entirely ruined, but it can still be an inconvenience in most cases. To help keep your vacation as stress-free as possible, here is a checklist of some of the items that commonly get forgotten so that you can make sure to pack them.    11 Items Everyone Forgets to Pack on Vacation Sunscreen If you’ve got a fair complexion, you’ll likely need to use sunscreen. In some countries,…
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Where should I take my  Family during Spring Break in Chicago

Where should I take my Family during Spring Break in Chicago

Chicago is known for being one of America’s most cosmopolitan cities, but it’s not all modern art museums and Michelin-starred restaurants. In fact, the Windy City is a pretty amazing family-friendly destination—and one well worth visiting this spring break. If you’re looking for something fun for your family to do this spring break, check out these family-friendly places to visit: Top 5 Places to Visit With Your Family in Chicago Over Spring Break By Candice Shaffer of The Lindley, 1010 Park Avenue, Park Loggia, 90 Morton,  El Centro Hollywood, NEMA Chicago, Urbana Properties  The Shedd Aquarium | 1200 S Lake Shore Drive One of the world’s most celebrated…
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Flying with a child with autism – Making Travel Less Stressful!

Flying with a child with autism – Making Travel Less Stressful!

Flying with a child with Autism When traveling with an autistic child, there is a ton of factors and steps to take.   Therefore, many families choose to drive so they have more control over the situation.  For some trips flying, is the better or only option. So, what is a parent to do?  Looking for autism friendly flights can seem like an overwhelming task and making the flight more predictable can be hard if you’ve also never flown before!   In this guide, we are going to go over some great ways to make flying with a child with autism easier.…
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