Does "vacationing" with your baby sound like an oxymoron? As someone who has ventured on road trips, beach getaways, cruises and more with my two kids, and who is writing a book about family travel—The Travel Mamas' Guide—I know that vacations now are not as easy as they were prebaby. And while there are tons of baby travel tips on how to get there, there's not much advice for how to manage once you arrive. A few simple tricks for how to travel with babies have saved some of my family's trips. Strategic Unpacking
Just as important as what you pack—and you can check out get-ready checklists here—in my opinion, is how you unpack.