Family travel can be wonderful, but the logistics can be a total drag and the planning and packing overwhelming, especially when you have little kids. But traveling as a family is the best experiential learning there is — and relaxation is possible. To celebrate the release of my new book, Parent Hacks (yay!), Christine and I share 8 of our favorite family travel hacks — for packing, gear, lodging, food, and schedules — perfect for vacation planning or as you start thinking about summer plans.
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Minimalist Parenting
- Parent Hacks — the book! (+ Asha’s book tour schedule)
- Minimalist travel tips
- Eagle Creek Pack-It System
- MacLaren Triumph (Christine’s workhorse umbrella stroller that she’s used for both Laurel and Violet)
- “Pack toys by the numbers” hack
- Travel archive at Parent Hacks
- 6 satisfying meals to cook with a hotel coffee maker or iron (via Parent Hacks)
- EasyLunchboxes (Christine and Asha pray at the altar of EasyLunchboxes – see Christine’s video)
- Edit Your Life Episode 6: Serendipity Space
- Why Christine was at the White House (and her outfit…ha!)
- Jill Krause of Baby Rabies
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