Your Family: May 24, 1999

LOW VACATION INFLATION Getting ready to load up the kids and dog for that family trip? AAA last week released its 1999 summer-travel study, and the average daily cost for a vacationing family of four is $213, up only 1% from last year. The most affordable destinations are in Great Plains states like the Dakotas and Nebraska. No surprise: the most expensive spots are in Hawaii, New York and New Jersey.

BABY GOT BACH Many of those diaper bags that new mothers get when they leave the hospital now contain a Smart Symphonies CD, including works by Bach, Beethoven and other...

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