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Overseas Travel Advice?

My husband, daughter, mother-in-law and I will be traveling to the U.K. soon. We used to live there and are seasoned travelers...but this will be our first visit with our daughter. She will be 17 months old when we make the trip. The 7-8 hour flight will be her first. We are looking for advice on overseas travel, long flights, and jetlag/sleeping schedules with baby. Thanks for your help!

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Is Birth Certificate Required for Child's Travel??

I'm thinking about taking a trip with my soon to be 2 year old son. He has never been on an airplane before. I noticed on the airline's website that if the child is under 2 y.o. you don't have to purchase their own seat, but rather can have them sit on a parent's lap. However, the dates of our anticipated travel are 2 weeks after he turns 2. Since we are trying to save some money I was really hoping to not have to purchase a seat for my son. I'm wondering what others experience has been regarding Airlines requesting the child's birth...


Who Should Travel?

I know I will get a good mix of answers to this question....and I am looking...


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Passport Expediting Company Help

Help! We are trying to get passport for our 5 year old and need to have it in 4 weeks. I know that we can't guarantee the timing through the USPS, so we are researching passport expiditing companies. Has anyone ever used one? If so (and you liked it) would you please let me know the company's name?!? We have looked at Universal Passport & Visa and AA Passport. Thank you so much for any help/info you can provide.


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Advice on Vaccinations

I need advice about what vaccines are neccesary and what which ones my 4 month old daughter can do without. She got them all at two months, which I was unsure about but due to lack of knowledge I decided for her to get them cause I didn't want to not get them and her get sick. Iam concerned that vaccinations might cause autism when they get them so young. Iam really worried about this especially with all the talk about autism these days. I'd like to know what other moms did. Your advice is greatly appriciated. Her Dr. appointment is...