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TGFI and Jetlag

TGFI and Jetlag

We’re back! Whew, that was a quickie little trip, but it was so wonderful…Only thing is that now my body is way off track and is stuck somewhere in space…Jetlag is rough. But, I have to tell you, I’m astounded at how well the girls […]

Pinterest…Follow Me!!!

Pinterest…Follow Me!!!

Happy Friday. TGIF. My goodness, this week seemed to stretch on for-EVAH, even though I was only upright one and a half days so far…I feel like I have so much to share! So, I’m sure you are all tech savvy and up on the latest […]

Jetlag

Jetlag

Jetlag has seriously become my mortal enemy in the last few weeks. When we landed in Israel, I suffered terribly from it and didn’t sleep for the first five nights. Then, I got sick (cold, fever, fluish symptoms) and couldn’t sleep well because of that! […]

We’re in Israel

We’re in Israel

On Friday night, my sister-in-law Rachael, my two girls and I boarded a plane to Israel. I had no idea what the trip would be like, as it was the first time I had ever traveled with two kids. Bella is a pretty seasoned traveler […]

A Cute Idea for Flights with Kids

A Cute Idea for Flights with Kids

There’s been a ton of chatter recently about flying with kids. Airlines are enacting new provisions in which children are not allowed in First Class, since they may pester other flyers. That’s completely unfair in my opinion. If you pay for a First Class seat […]

Jetlag

Jetlag

Hi Folks! We’re back in the U.S. of A. And I’m jetlagged out of my mind. Yesterday I woke up at 2am and today at 4am. How is it that Zack and Bella got over the jetlag on the flight over here??? Extremely unfair… So, […]

Tuesdays with Jacqui: Cool Places for Kids Outside Manhattan

Tuesdays with Jacqui: Cool Places for Kids Outside Manhattan

By Jacqueline Dagan Growing up in suburban NJ, we were pretty much limited to Frank’s pizza place, a roller rink, a tiny movie theater and mini golf. And while living in Manhattan means a never-ending list of fun places and things to do with kids, […]

Genius! Diaper Buds

Genius! Diaper Buds

Travel with a baby (or children) in diapers can be quite an undertaking. I always end up over packing – lest I forget something absolutely crucial or essential. Usually, I’m just annoyed that I have to lug around too much stuff. Like diapers. I’ve traveled […]

We did it. We did it. We did it. Hooray!!!

We did it. We did it. We did it. Hooray!!!

Yes, I am quoting Dora.  As much as I detest this character, I have to admit that she and her uber-cool cousin, Diego, were a saving grace on our flight to Israel. OK, so here is what has happened in the last few days. On […]

Essential Travel Checklist

Essential Travel Checklist

Today is a big day – Bella and I are flying off to Israel for a week. This will be Bella’s 5th trip to my homeland (6th if you count her trip in the womb) and I am nervous. Our flight takes off at 4pm […]