Most people look at summer vacation—a precious week or two away from work—the same way. They embrace this once-a-year opportunity to completely separate from regular routines, immersing themselves in whatever novelties their getaway location has to offer. In theory, this sounds like a fun, upbeat way to approach time off. But the last thing you want to do when you’re away from home is to abandon the healthy lifestyle patterns you’ve established, especially with your kids in tow.
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When you’re traveling — especially in your car — it can be nearly impossible to drive past those drive-thru restaurants. I get it. They’re quick, easy and offer something for everyone. But the over-valued luxury of not getting out of your car is not worth sacrificing your long-term health and well-being. Put the brakes on our fast-food nation and let me steer you in the right direction!
Taking a trip with your main squeeze is one of the best ways to spark some romance in your otherwise monotonous routine. Whether it’s a one-night retreat a mile from home or a month long trans-continental escapade, make the most of your time away and pack a little passion in your suitcase.
Whether you’re headed on a quick getaway with the girls or a week long vacation with the family, be sure to leave a little room in your suitcase (or carry-on) for a few of your favorite beauty products.
Here are a few tips to help you stay gorgeous, no matter where you go:
You know what’s harder than taking care of a baby? Taking care of a baby when you’re on the road. As if trying to get your baby to sleep through the night in your own home weren’t enough of an uphill battle, now you’ve got to worry about tucking her into a hotel crib or a borrowed Pack ‘n Play. Then there’s the whole issue of getting to your destination in the first place…holding a baby on your lap for a four-hour plane ride is not a recipe for fun!
By Rachel Begun, MS, RD
With the holidays behind us and long winter months ahead, many of us are looking forward to a winter vacation getaway. These days, hotels, resorts and high tourist areas are taking steps to provide greater gluten-free options than even just a few years ago, making vacations easier to plan and certainly more enjoyable.
Hitting the road for the holidays? You’re not alone. More than 80 million Americans are expected to travel by car, plane and train this week. And they’re packing more than just presents (think – snotty noses, dirty hands and uncovered coughs). Follow these handy hygiene tips to stay clean and healthy while traveling:
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