I was nervous. I rehearsed pointed retorts to any possible snide remarks. Vacations are exciting, but getting there is no longer half the fun. We were leaving on a jet plane with our daughter, then 20-months-old.
A flight attendant once told me that babies are the only thing not required to be strapped in for take off and landing. You would have to purchase a seat, but wouldn't you pay any amount to keep your baby safe?