My husband and I once survived a 22-hour long travel ordeal that only included one 7-hour long plane ride. We were young parents, taking our first international flight, and traveling with an almost two year old and a three month old. It was horrific.
Thankfully, we survived. We eventually became seasoned international travelers, cavorting about with small children like it was no big deal. I did learn a few tricks of the travel trade that made it substantially easier for our family to navigate the often unpredictable world of airline travel. What was the hardest situation to handle? Learning to combat flight delays with kids in tow took some practice.
Keep calm and carry on.
As soon as we check our luggage, I assume that we will never see it again. It seems a bit pessimistic (and we've only ever lost it once), but it makes me really think long and hard about what we choose to carry on. Not only do we travel with a change of underpants and plenty of diapers and baby wipes, but we alsoRead More »from Family Entertainment Ideas During Flight Delays