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How to Travel Alone with Two Kids

The holiday season is a popular time for travel, but it’s not so perfect when you have to travel alone with your kids. Last summer we took our 2-year-old and 4-year-old to the east coast to visit their grandparents. What seemed like a great idea for family bonding quickly became a quest not to annoy fellow travelers. There was a bonus complication: My husband couldn’t go with us. So it was me, my lap baby, and my 4-year-old. Let me start by saying things did not go perfectly smooth. There were tears, blowouts, and a scary moment when the all-important teddy bear got lost. These three strategies can be planned ahead of time. 1. Dress your children in clothes that are easy to put on and take off. Also, have your child wear slip-on shoes. Traveling in pajamas isn’t the worst idea—zippers actually make life easier. Diaper changes and kiddo comfort…