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Car

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Each month we'll give you a list of suggested items to have on hand in a variety of situations and locales.

Below find a list of things that are good to have in your car at all times. My motto is be ready for anything, which in this case could mean an allergic reaction, a splinter, a needed ponytail holder for soccer, or a playdate’s phone number when I get lost on the way to pick my child up. 

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Travel

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Each month we'll give you a list of suggested items to have on hand in a variety of situations and locales."Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother's house...AAAGH! I forgot the wipes" Sound familiar? Use our Travel Checklist below to make sure you have everything you need when traveling this upcoming holiday week.
PARENT BAG (Use a backpack for hands free travel)

Copy of your phone book or important contact numbers
Extra Batteries for kids' electronic games
Camera
Extra memory card or film  

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Birthday Parties

Posted by Elisa Taub
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In the Bag is a monthly column (we've missed a few months -- oops) where we give you a list of suggested items to have on hand in a variety of situations and locales. This month's list was sent to us by reader Debra Navratil of San Jose, California. We've added a few of our own ideas to Debra's list which we think you'll find helpful on your child's special day.

Throwing a birthday party can often seem like a major organizational feat. So much going on and so much to remember. If the party is at home, a forgotten item is easy to grab from inside, but a birthday party off site is another story. 

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Moving Day Kit

Posted by Elisa Taub
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In the Bag is a monthly column where we give you a list of suggested items to have on hand in a variety of situations and locales.

July and August are the most popular months for moving. And while a move can indeed be very exciting, it can also be very stressful... especially on the day of the actual move. 

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SUMMER RERUNS: Travel

Posted by Elisa Taub
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This summer we are taking Fridays off to be with our kids. So every Friday for the next couple of months, you can look forward to one of our favorite articles which pertains to activities or tips to help you get through the summer. 

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