Free Standing Nursing Spaces in Airports, Will it be a Good Thing for Nursing Moms?


    General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee will be the first airport in the nation to unveil mamava, a free-standing pod for breastfeeding and pumping mothers. The pod provides benches, a fold down table, a USB port, power outlet, soft lighting, space for a stroller or luggage, lock and a mirror. As with all things parenting […]

Don’t Worry, Be Prepared: Summer Vacation Brainstorming

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If you are like the majority of the 300 million people living in the United States, or the other thousands upon thousands across the globe, you’re eagerly anticipating your final summer getaway. To anyone who grew up in the 20th century, summer vacation seems like an ancient tradition, something that’s always been a part of […]

Baby vs. Toddler: The Travel Edition


My daughter was five weeks old when I made my first postpartum trek to Richmond – my hometown – from my current home in West Virginia’s eastern panhandle. My husband was unable to join us for the trip, so I was making the [normally] three-hour drive alone. And I was terrified. We set out in […]