Ana Connery is an accomplished storyteller whose writing has appeared in a variety of magazines and websites, including Yahoo! Parenting, Parade, and the Huffington Post. Formerly the content director of Parenting, Babytalk, Pregnancy Planner, and Conceive magazines as well as parenting.com, she’s also held senior positions at some of the country’s most celebrated magazines, including Cooking Light, Latina, and Fitness. Ana frequently appears on "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," and CNN as a parenting expert. She has interviewed the country’s top pediatricians, psychologists, and educators, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and First Lady Michelle Obama, as well as celebrity moms including Jessica Alba and Bethenny Frankel. You can find her on Twitter (@apconnery) and Instagram (@apconnery).
#4. Avoid crowds by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.
Is it just me, or is it a given that you get sick the moment you step on a plane?
When I’m traveling with my kids in cramped quarters, I need all the help I can get to relax and get some sleep.
My 9-year-old son, Javier, loves to cradle small toys in his hands. It’s a habit he formed when he was a toddler. At first I thought he simply loved the plush key chains or wooden blocks he grabbed, but when I started finding them tucked into his chubby fists long after he fell asleep, I […]
#6. Give your trip a hashtag.
Because planning a vacation is stressful, finding my moment of zen as soon as we hit our vacation destination is top priority for me.
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