They say that having children is one of the most fulfilling things in life. I believe that, but I have always thought that having them would also curtail many privileges that I am enjoying today. One of those would be traveling. How am I supposed to discover the rest of the world if I had a 4 year-old to lug around with me? My question was answered when I read the experiences of countless families who have traveled to far flung places with their under fives. For families with a similar setup, here is some good news for your summer trip.
The travel industry is giving special attention to the needs of families with babies and toddlers. As such, it is not that difficult to travel with your kids anymore. Though traveling with them is of course still a challenge, the amenities and perks offered to families with toddlers are more than enough to make your trip as comfortable as possible. Baby pools, baby products, nursery programs – these are examples of what you can find in certain hotels and resorts these days.
Think about why you are going on vacation. Is it merely for yourself or for your baby as well? Correct me if I am wrong but it is probably for both of you. The good thing about having to travel with a toddler is that toddlers are quite easy to please. They would probably be as happy just playing on the beach as they would be in a wading pool. This is as opposed to older kids. As such, you really do not have to spend much on your vacation for your baby. All you need is a place where the family can spend time together.
[tags]travel, children, toddlers, under five, baby-friendly[/tags]