Tips to Make Traveling with Tots a Breeze

Eliminate the headache from your next family trip in the sky

Dare to Bare
In the last year there have been numerous incidents involving flight attendants and parents of fussy babies. With delays longer than ever and lost baggage almost a guarantee, it's little wonder tensions are running high among airline crews and travelers alike. You may feel like you have no control when you fly, but there is a lot you can do to ensure you and your child have an uneventful flight:

Airline-Industry Insiders Open Up
With the exception of a few bad apples, most flight attendants want to have a pleasant trip and get home safely -- just like you. Get advice from the "Travel Mom," the editors of Budget Travel, and a flight attendant. Follow their tips, and, with a little patience, you just might enjoy your next ride in the sky:

The "Travel Mom" helps you avoid a frightful flight >>
Budget Travel editors have the inside scoop >>
A flight attendant (who's also a mom) shares her expertise >>

 

Moms Know Best
All mothers make rookie mistakes. After all, most of parenting is learning the hard way. Luckily, at iVillage, we've got a lot of great moms willing to share their knowledge so that you can avoid their mistakes. Whether they're well-known figures like Liz Lange or only famous in their kids' eyes, their travel tips are tried and true:

Liz Lange and her kids have travel style >>
Planning a family trip? Chat with other traveling iVillage moms >>
How do you take a newborn on a transatlantic flight? >>

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