8 Tips for Surviving a Plane Ride with Kids
Taking a long flight with kids sounds about as fun as having a root canal. You can just imagine all the things that could go wrong, and sometimes it makes the trip seem like it's not worth it. I mean, who really wants to start a vacation that way? I am going to be honest and say it: It isn’t fun taking a plane ride with young children. In the air, you really never know what can happen. Even if they have been great on previous flights, it may not be so great this time. If you are anything like me, you spend too much energy worrying beforehand. Despite this fear, thousands of parents fly with children every day and live through it. You just have to plan, be patient, and do the best you can. I have listed some tips that will hopefully reduce the stress and anxiety that comes with taking long plane rides with kids.