Alaska Airlines’ Perspective on Serving Passengers Flying with Disabilities

Living in the Pacific Northwest, I‘m very familiar with Alaska Airlines and their reputation for good customer service. After an interview with Ray Prentice, Alaska Airlines’ Director of Customer Advocacy, I have a new appreciation for the intention behind the reputation, especially in regard to accessibility and traveling with special needs. Here are a few […]

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Product Review: cinda b Super Tote

It’s a diaper bag, it’s a travel tote, it’s the perfect carry-on bag – the cinda b Super Tote can do it all, with style. Recently in my search for the best diaper bag for travel, a friend recommended the cinda b Super Tote.  The pretty tote immediately got my attention, so I had to […]

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Memory Monday : The Best is Yet to Come

Part of a series telling Veronica’s story.  I’ve previously written about Veronica’s first day, the first steps in a quest for answers, and going home. After my daughter was born, the quest for answers began. Her life in the NICU was filled with tests and scary prognoses, and as soon as she was stable enough […]

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Flying with Special Needs : Airport Rehearsal

I’ll be honest, the first time someone mentioned “airport rehearsal” to me, as a mom with a special needs child already managing a full plate, my first thought was, “That sounds like a lot of extra work.” After all, packing up, parking, navigating through the airport, going through TSA and flying with a special needs […]

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Ricardo Beverly Hills Roxbury Carry On Luggage Review

With the ever-increasing rates of checking bags, fitting everything into one carry on makes financial sense, but the benefits of good carry-on luggage goes beyond saving money. Traveling with just a carry-on is easier to manage, your luggage never gets damage or lost, and to be honest, no matter how much I pack, I seem […]

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Seattle Day Trip Ferry to Winslow on Bainbridge Island

  Hop the Bainbridge Island ferry from the Seattle waterfront, and after a scenic 35-minute ride you’ll find yourself in Winslow, a little town with friendly people, great shops and wonderful restaurants. Whenever friends come to town I recommend taking a walk-on ferry ride to Winslow day trip; it’s quintessential Pacific Northwest. The iconic ferry […]

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The Best Diaper Bags for Travel

As we gear up for our next trip, I’m looking at diaper bags, searching for a new tote to contain my daughter’s essentials. We need a bag that will wrangle diapers, medications, medical supplies, a change of clothes, snacks and some entertainment for the trip. Ideally this diaper bag would have some pockets and pouches […]

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Disneyland Grand Californian – Relaxation, Disney Style

Disney Grand Californian Hotel Review This was my first stay at the Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel and Spa and it won’t be my last. I have to say it’s a pretty special place. The décor is comfortable and relaxing, very low key after a day in the park. Disney California Adventure theme park is right […]

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