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Flying With a Baby

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 47. How to Fly With A Toddler.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 03.10.2016 | Home
Dimitri Ehrlich

I recently went to Los Angeles on a songwriting trip and halfway through, Michelle and Lev joined me. This meant Michelle had to fly from New York to LA with Lev by herself. She was worried he would be difficult on the flight and so researched all the best ways to fly with a 15 month-old.

A Survival Guide for Flying with a Baby for the First Time

Corinne McDermott | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Whether it's for a family vacation or visiting relatives, air travel is a necessity for passengers of all ages. Infants and toddlers CAN travel well, so long as their travel companions are well-prepared.

A New Call for Car Seats on Planes

Corinne McDermott | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Just before Christmas 2012, six-month-old Isaac Appaqaq died in a plane crash. When the Perimeter Aviation twin engine turbo prop aircraft he was onboard overran the runway, little Isaac was the only fatality.

Essential Baby Travel Gear Picks from Family Travel Bloggers

Corinne McDermott | Posted 06.04.2016 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Don't even think about postponing your summer travel ideas because you've got a baby in tow. These picks for essential baby travel gear, from those who make a living toting their tots, will help lighten the load.

Flying the (Not-So) Friendly Skies With a Toddler

Corinne McDermott | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Corinne McDermott

I was nervous. I'd sharpened my peripheral vision in order to avoid eye contact. I'd practiced witty comebacks to any possible snide remarks. I packed my carry-on with just about every distraction imaginable. Vacations are exciting, but getting there is no longer half the fun

The Mile Hell Club, or Flying With Children

Jennifer Meer | Posted 10.11.2014 | Home
Jennifer Meer

Flying with young children is a test of your personal fortitude, the strength of your marriage and a direct challenge to your belief system in all that is holy and right. It's exhausting.

Car Seats On Planes?

Corinne McDermott | Posted 03.10.2013 | Home
Corinne McDermott

In 2005, the FAA released a statement about mandating the use of car seats in purchased seats on planes for children under two.

Traveling While Breastfeeding? 13 Tips to Know Before Hitting the Road!

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 05.13.2013 | Home
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

Traveling while breastfeeding may seem a little daunting, so here's some advice to help you keep up your supply while traveling.

Flying The (Still) Friendly Skies. With Kids!

Corinne McDermott | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Regardless of what Internet commenters would have you believe, people are polite, courteous, even, when you're traveling with small children.

A Toddler Is Kicked Off a Plane... Why Is This Headline News?

Corinne McDermott | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Last week a 2-year-old girl had a tantrum. Why is this headline news? Is it because toddlers delaying flights is a real issue facing the airline industry, or because stories like this garner hundreds of heated comments and page views?

Crying Babies & Crybabies on a Plane...

Corinne McDermott | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home
Corinne McDermott

As a traveling parent, you should be prepared -- prepared to provide for your baby but also prepared to amuse and comfort her. Pack your carry-on luggage with enough food, snacks, and distractions to last the duration of your journey.

My Job As A Traveling Parent

Corinne McDermott | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Believe it or not, there are many passenger "types" I dread being seated next to on a flight more than an infant or a toddler.

5 Tips to Avoid Flying With Kids

Corinne McDermott | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Summer is almost here, which means travel. If the thought of a child as a fellow passenger is really so awful as to ruin your trip, here are some tips to avoid them as best as possible.

Five Things Flying With Kids Has Taught Me

Corinne McDermott | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home
Corinne McDermott

Everyone seems to have on opinion on whether you should travel with young children. But our adventures as a family have bonded us, tested us, and opened up a whole new world to us.

Fear Of Flying... With a Toddler

Corinne McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Corinne McDermott

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.

If You Thought You Could Get Away Without Buying Your Baby a Plane Seat, Think Again

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eileen Ogintz

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?