Category Archives: Preparing for the flight

What you should do before flying with kids.

Do Not Get Robbed While Flying

There has been reports in the media that people tweet and tell their facebook friends about their traveling plans, and by doing so get robbed. It is understandable that you would like to share what is happening, especially when it … Continue reading

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5 Things NOT to Do When Flying

1. Be late. This is a huge one, since your stress will affect not only your blood pressure, but also your child. Kids feel if you are stressed, and you are more likely to prone them into not liking flying. … Continue reading

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Unaccompanied Minor Flying

I know there are plenty of fellow parents that have to send their kids alone on an airplane, traveling as what is called unaccompanied minor flying. I recently read an article about it, which I would like to recommend to … Continue reading

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Simple Packing?

Today was a good day! I got time to hands on dig into the different things I would like to bring with me on our next trip. This is the proof – I start early sorting out which clothes I … Continue reading

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No More Black Bags

“Honey, is that black over there our bag?” After a couple of flights with kids you realize how smart people are that buys bag with unique prints on them. But you can still use that black, red or grey bag … Continue reading

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The Gift of Not Worrying

I have learned that there is one thing that can ruin everything. The worrying before the flight. As a parent, it is so easy to get into the mood where you think about everything that can go wrong on the … Continue reading

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Before You Buy the Ticket

I always try to fly on one of those least traveled days. Morning flights are the best when it comes to departing on time, while evening flights tend to get pretty full. Also, if you travel long-distance and international, it … Continue reading

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Flying with infants, part 3

Bring a small mirror when you pack your hand luggage. If there was something my boys loved doing, it was to look at themselves in the mirror. Could kill one hour or two.

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When the parent is the scared one

Let’s face it – even though the chances are like 1 in 11 million that something would happen, there are still those among us who are extremely scared of flying. I started flying before I was even able to hesitate, … Continue reading

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