Traveling solo with your children is healthy for each parent to get some alone time with each kid (and vice versa). It strengthens relationships. It feeds the respective souls. And hopefully it will create memories that last a long, long while.
In a new city? Try the food! When the grown-ups are traveling solo (read: sans kids), embracing this approach is easy. With kids, however—especially when those kids are picky eaters—it can be virtually impossible.
Airlines allow you to take a child on your lap until that child is 2. But before you convince yourself that child will qualify as a lap child on the next flight, it's important to ask yourself some critical questions.
As a full-time freelance travel writer, the only way for Matt Villano to manage as a dad has been to take his wife and two daughters with him. With this blog, Matt shares some of the insights he's gleaned along the way, as well as tips, tricks, reviews and other fun stories.