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Cruising with a Toddler

Last November, our family went on a Caribbean cruise! I had been on a cruise 10 years earlier and loved it. This was the first time Bug and Jon went sailing into the middle of the ocean with no land in sight. My sweet husband was reluctant to go so far from the safety of land but I (and in the end, he) was so glad he did! (As he put it, he has seen Titanic. And it did not end well.)

Bug LOVED the window in our stateroom and enjoyed looking out every chance he got
Bug LOVED the window in our stateroom and enjoyed looking out every chance he got

Even as excited as we were (…I was), there was still much trepidation about traveling with a toddler. We had ventured to Canada to visit Jon’s family 4 months before the cruise which helped us prepare. We were able to get a better grasp on what we would need to bring for Bug – and our test-run was done where we were able to get something if we forgot. (Of course, in the middle of the ocean, you’re out of luck if you need something.)

A friend asked for tips on cruising with a toddler shortly after our return. I formulated a list of my thoughts and want to share them with you. Continue reading Cruising with a Toddler