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A "Travel Light" Backpacking Checklist for Children: Traveling light with kids makes life so much easier but what to bring? Here's a backpacking checklist for children with lists and photos of what we pack.

A "Travel Light" Backpacking Checklist for Children

This is a continuation of my “travel light” backpacking checklist post from last week (babies & toddlers), only this time […]

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A "Travel Light" Backpacking Checklist for Babies & Toddlers: When we say our family follows the "one bag" rule, that includes babies and toddlers. Here's a list (and photos) of what we pack for our youngest travelers.

A "Travel Light" Backpacking Checklist for Babies & Toddlers

When we say our family follows the “one bag” rule, that includes babies and toddlers. Packing light is a necessity for […]

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Central America Trip Planning Update #3: As we prepare for our three month trip to Central America, I share my process of buying gear for a family trip and the rationale behind my purchases.

Central America Trip Planning Update #3 (buying gear for a family trip)

Buying gear for a family trip can be both fun and maddening. Fun because it’s exciting to think how real […]

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Central America Trip Planning Update #2 (and a detailed look at buying our flights): In this second trip planning update, I share my process for buying flights for our family and the other details I'm focusing on as we get ready to go!

Central America Trip Planning Update #2 (and a detailed look at buying flights)

I realized this weekend that we’re down to just over 6 weeks until we fly to Guatemala!! (Cue mild panic.) This […]

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