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How to Deal With a Sick Kid on an Airplane

How to Deal With a Sick Kid on an Airplane

Our recent trip to Costa Rica included three different flights each way, and of course, the kids had to both get sick on the way home. Not just ‘a bit of a fever’ sick, but full on ‘puking up their toenails’ sick. We knew that […]

Kids Life Jackets in Costa Rica – Should You Bring Your Own Personal Flotation Device?

Kids Life Jackets in Costa Rica – Should You Bring Your Own Personal Flotation Device?

When we were planning our recent vacation, we had a hard time finding information about kids life jackets in Costa Rica. With a three year old and a five year old, neither of whom really know how to swim, we were pretty nervous about the […]

Do I need to bring my own car seat to Costa Rica?

Do I need to bring my own car seat to Costa Rica?

When we were planning our last trip with kids, we kept coming up against the question:  Do I need to bring my own car seat to Costa Rica?   We went on a family trip to Costa Rica in January, 2018, with six adults and […]

Flying with Young Kids:  Short Hops or Long Hauls?

Flying with Young Kids: Short Hops or Long Hauls?

When you are flying with kids, is it better to try and break the flight up into short hops with layovers, or just get it over with in one long haul? Daytime flights or red-eyes? Here’s what we’ve tried   Daytime Flights When we went […]