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TSA controversies caught on camera

TSA controversies cause a lot of backlash from commenters

The TSA is no stranger to controversy. Accusations of invasive searches of a young boy, a female cancer patient, CNN contributor and a former Miss USA have gone viral across the internet in recent years. And while we accuse these agents of all manners of perversion, terrorists across the world rejoice and take note. Thirteen year-old […]

My Child Wanders Away from Me

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According to the FBI.gov, a child goes missing every 40 seconds in America. That comes to 765,000 children a year.That comes to 765,000 children a year and is quite an eye-opening statistic,  one that piqued my interest from parents who say “my child wanders away from me.” This week, my family and I, along with a few friends, […]

TSA, the Airlines and Traveling with Children

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Sometimes, the hardest part of traveling with children isn’t their attitudes or ear-pops at 27,000 feet. It’s usually the long lines at the airport and seemingly slow-as-molasses security check at the TSA line. What can you do to make life easier when traveling with children? According to TSA.gov, the following tips will help you be […]

Help! I Need To Find New Things To Do With the Kids

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For many families, it is a constant challenge each weekend to find new things to do with the kids. Once the run of trips to the beach, vacations, the mall and movies have become mundane, the battle between giving in to device time vs. knowing we should be spending quality time begins to brew as […]

6 Steps for a Safe Family Spring Break

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I recently took my kids on a fun-filled, action-packed spring break to a popular U.S. travel destination. Our 7-hour car ride was timed, the vehicle checked and the route was planned and programmed in the GPS (both the car and the phone!). I was certain I was following all the rules to ensure this would […]