One thing friends always ask after we take a trip is “How did Brynn do on the plane?” My answer is always the same “She did great!”
With one exception… There has to one exception, right? My daughter loves flying primarily because she knows she gets unfettered use of her iPad and practically unlimited snacks. One flight, a long, long time ago, she was overly tired and needed a nap. But, she didn’t want one. Typical kid FOMO. Mom and dad were arguing about whether to keep the peace and just let her continue to watch her iPad even though she was exhausted (dad’s choice) or to let her cry herself to sleep for a few minutes even though it would disrupt other passengers (mom’s choice). I don’t even remember the outcome, but I remember the stress.
Having a kid on a plane is stressful. But, that stress is manageable with a little preparation.Continue reading “TOP TEN TIPS FOR FLYING WITH KIDS”