s. Prepare for your trip by writing down precisely what you need and what items can do double duty.
While smooth family travel is still an option with young kids, spontaneous family travel is less of an option. Be prepared for all eventualities.
Especially if you are planning by plane, give yourself plenty of time before your flight leaves.
Choose places to go that are kid-friendly, have plenty of bathroom and eating areas, and places where kids can play.