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Tagged With: flying with kids

Car Seat Safety when Flying

Something that is very important to me is car seat safety. Three years ago today, Becky Fletcher, friend of my sister’s, lost her 6 month old baby when they were rear ended. Although her baby was actually in the car seat properly, Becky’s mission is to make sure everyone knows proper installation and fit. From … Continue reading »

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My Interview with Rudy Maxa’s World Travel Radio Show

I had the privilege of being interviewed by Rudy Maxa on his radio travel show: Rudy Maxa’s World. We talked about a few tips for flying with kids. If you missed it live, you can hear the podcast here: Rudy Maxa’s World June 20, 2015- Hour 1 I actually made a rookie mistake as I … Continue reading »

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Great Recipe for French Toast On-the-Go!

I’m always on the lookout for food that travels well that the kids will actually eat. This morning I made these French Toast Cups from The Wholesome Dish, and they were amazing! These could definitely be a grab & go item, not only for the plane, but for summer camp snacks, road trips, and school … Continue reading »

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Flying with Autism-Tips from a Flight Attendant Mom

What’s it like to fly with a child who has autism? While there is a wide spectrum of the effects of Autism, my friend, Kim C., a 25 year flight attendant has some experience. Her 14 year old son is on the Autism Spectrum and also has inattentive ADHD and Sensory Processing Issues. In spite … Continue reading »

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New Program for Autism Families at LAX

I was at LAX airport yesterday and was so excited to discover they are launching a new program for families with autism! On Sunday, April 18, 2015 they launched their Flight Experience Program, where families with autism can have a trial-run of travel of the flight experience so they can be better prepared for the … Continue reading »

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A Mom and Two Kids Fly Standby

One of our most recent Cloud Surfing Adventures flying standby was full of challenges. Many times I was on the verge of tears and many times I thought “I must be crazy to be doing this!” Read on and at the end, tell me: am I crazy? Was it worth it? Would you go through … Continue reading »

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7 Tips for Flight Delays With Kids

Dealing with flight delays is challenging for everyone. But delays when you’re flying with young children can be a disaster. Adding even another hour to the travel day can really wreak havoc on a young child’s schedule, especially if your child is just waiting for the airplane seat in order to take a nap. In … Continue reading »

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5 Things to Pack For Flying With A Cold

The kids and I are all sick today. John and I have bad colds and Ella has been vomiting. So sad! I’m really glad we’re not scheduled to fly anywhere this week! If we were, we would of course have to change plans with Ella vomiting. Here are some great things to have on hand … Continue reading »

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Bubbles Save the Day! (This post was first written on Aug. 25, 2012 and updated 3/27/2017. This post contains Amazon affiliate links for your shopping convenience. If you make a purchase through these links I may receive a small commission, which goes toward the operation of this website. Thank you for your support!) One of … Continue reading »

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6 Summer Tips For Flying With Kids

6 Summer Tips for Flying With Kids These 6 tips for flying will apply to any traveler, whether a child or not: Bring a sweater/Don’t wear shorts. (This post contains affiliate links. By clicking on these links I may receive a small commission which will aid in operation of this website.) The airplane heats up … Continue reading »

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