So we are a little bit behind. Right now, Jake is 3 years old and has been to 25 different countries. But it all had to start somewhere and lately in a lot of my travel groups, I have seen new moms or mommies to be asking about traveling for the first time with their new baby.
One of the best ways to inspire your child is to read with them. Even when you cannot afford to travel to a destination or haven't had the opportunity to visit a place yet, you can teach them so many things with books. Thankfully Amazon provides a HUGE marketplace of Travel Books for Kids, but often times it is kind of hard to sort out the good ones. Obviously we don't own all of these (we would be broke), so if we don't own them - they have been recommended by friends or are reviewed well on Amazon. Enjoy and let me know if there are any I should add to my Amazon List!
Also Make sure you share with us if you end up getting any of them!
As far as travel bloggers go, we are kind of unique. Most of the travel bloggers you see all over social media travel full time, live in some cute little bus or have sold all of their belongings to backpack around the world. As cool as that is, we can't do that. It isn't realistic for us. It isn't a lifestyle we could sustain. And honestly, many of us look at people like that and go "How on EARTH can they Afford to Live That Way?" I know I sure do. So bear with me here while I explain why and how we choose to travel the way we do.
If you are a toddler parent who has flown before, I am sure you have said “sorry” to the stranger in front of your child 500 times on a flight while trying to reason with a little person that can’t really be reasoned with. Especially if you have a strong willed little babe like I do, with busy feet and a desire to always be on the move.
I would have to say, this is probably our most asked question. I probably get a message or email about this at least weekly if not more frequently and when I first started traveling with Jakey when he was a baby, I couldn't find ANY resources online about this topic.
So this blog post is not an official TSA recommendation.
This post is simply what I have observed about the
screening process with babies and toddlers and how I've learned
to make the process easier on myself, my son, my family and the TSA agents working hard
to keep us safe.
Also, if you are here to knock TSA, move along... go somewhere else. They are doing their jobs to keep us safe and I am very grateful for that. I do want to mention that I do not have any actual photos of the TSA experience, that is not allowed for safety reasons.
*** TSA RULES CAN VARY BASED ON AIRPORT + AGENT. RESTRICTIONS CAN CHANGE FREQUENTLY FOR NATIONAL SECURITY REASONS, SO PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THE RESTRICTIONS HERE BEFORE YOU TRAVEL***
We are so thankful you are here to read our travel blog. I have several posts I have been preparing for the start of our blog and I think you will find them helpful!
Feel free to share with friends, family and even pin them on Pinterest! Do remember that this is a brand new blog and we are still working out the kinks.
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