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About Stacy Jessee, The Restless Travel Mama

Stacy Jessee spent much of her childhood living abroad. She has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Europe and hopes to mark more of Africa and Asia off her bucket list in the near future. Her family can currently be found living the expat life in England and exploring as much of Europe as possible. With three children under age 6 and another one on the way, their travel stories are rarely glamorous but always memorable. Stacy’s blog, Strollering the Globe, offers a humorous glimpse at the mishaps and mayhem that seem to follow her family’s travels. Connect with Stacy on Twitter as @StrolltheGlobe.

Pregnancy Travel Tips Learned the Hard Way

I was nearly eight months pregnant when I waddled aboard a long international flight from the U.S. with my two young children to join my husband in England. My only concern was getting clearance from my doctor and approval from the airline to fly. Our move overseas happened so quickly I didn’t have time time to overthink the dynamics […]

5 Reasons to Visit McDonald’s Around the World with Kids

McDonald’s can be a lifesaver when traveling to foreign countries with children. The familiar food, toys, and environment at this global fast food chain never cease to reassure my travel wary offspring. Here are five reasons to visit McDonald’s around the world with kids. 1. Get picky eaters to eat. My kids can only be cajoled into eating bites […]

Multigenerational Vacation in Rome

One grandma, two parents, three young kids. That was the makeup of our multigenerational vacation in Rome earlier this year. Despite being seasoned family travelers who knew our way around Rome back when my husband and I were newlyweds, we weren’t prepared for the nuances of traveling with multiple age groups. Here are four tips […]

Reasons to Travel Europe by Train with Kids

Since moving to Europe, my family has discovered a new favorite mode of transportation: the train. With five major train journeys under our belts, I’m confident rail travel will remain our preferred way to travel for the foreseeable future. Before we moved to England, the only train I’d been on for quite some time was a scenic Santa train. […]