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Tagged With: flying with kids

Where to Find Inexpensive Busy Bag Items

4 Stores for Inexpensive Busy Bag Items: Crafts and Toys on a Budget I’m always on the look out for good toys and activities for travel. These four stores are where I find the inexpensive busy bag toys and activities that the kids and I like best. Do you have inexpensive busy bag items to … Continue reading »

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Best Travel Activities for the Creative Child

21 Travel Activities for the Creative Child Do you have a creative child? An artist? Maybe a designer? There are a lot of great creative travel activities. Keep your child occupied and entertained, maybe even away from screen-time, on your next flight or road trip with some of these travel activities for the Creative Child. … Continue reading »

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How to Prevent Losing Your Kids in Crowds

As parents, our job is to keep our children safe. When traveling, that job doesn’t change, but the surroundings and dangers are different from at home. Here are ideas for ways to prevent losing your kids in crowds. Even the most compliant children could get separated in a crowd, so you need to have a … Continue reading »

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5 Steps to Take Before Flying With Kids

Flying with kids is great because you get to view the world through their eyes. They get excited about things you’ve taken for granted, and they give you a fresh outlook on the world. But flying with kids can be stressful and challenging, and it does require a little more planning. Here are 5 steps … Continue reading »

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5 Pro Tips for Long Haul Flights with Toddlers

Planning For Long Haul Flights With Toddlers A reader recently asked for tips for flying long haul flights with toddlers. So far the longest flight I’ve been on with my kids was scheduled 6 hours, becoming 10 hours long with delays and diversions. I reached out to some of other great family travel bloggers and … Continue reading »

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Travel Tips: Passing Time While Waiting to Board Your Flight

Every Tuesday I share travel tips here on the blog. This week I want to share with you a tip for passing time while waiting to board your flight. Last week as I was heading to my gate to work a flight as a flight attendant, I saw a mom who had a great idea … Continue reading »

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10 Unique Travel Toys for Ages 3-6

Planning a flight with a child between ages 3-6? Here are 10 unique travel toys for your busy bag for your next flight. A friend of mine just sent a message asking if I had any ideas for birthday presents for her friend’s 4 and 5 year old boys. They will be flying soon from … Continue reading »

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Mistakes to Avoid When Flying With Infant

13 Mistakes to Avoid When Flying With Infant Travel like a pro when you know what mistakes to avoid when flying with infants. As a flight attendant mom I have either made these mistakes or observed them on my flights. This post is the first of a two-part series. Every Tuesday I publish tips for … Continue reading »

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Food on the Plane: What Can I Bring?

Guidelines For Food On The Plane This week we are talking about food on the plane. This question from Reader Kris A. prompted me to write about what food items are permitted on the plane. “I was just trying to figure out how to keep yogurt cold. We can’t bring those ice packs on the … Continue reading »

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Passenger Questions: Flying with Infant: After the Flight

What if Your Infant is Upset After the Flight? What if your child is great in flight but upset and restless after the flight? Many people worry about their first flight with their infant, only to be pleasantly surprised to find it can be the easiest time to travel with a child. Infants are often … Continue reading »

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