12 Apr 4 Magical Parenting Hacks For Flying With Kids
The dude who said ‘getting there is half the fun’ has obviously never traveled with a baby on an airplane.
Besides the regular flying rituals – endless check-in queues, boarding passes, tinkering the luggage weight just right (those extra ladoos aren’t going too far) and the perennial struggle for coveted window seats; getting a baby on board changes everything!
So here’s the plan – 2 hours of video material, 4 expert articles and daily meditation to master flying with kids.
Here are 4 magical ideas to master travelling with your little one without breaking a sweat!
Check In Early
We know you’ve heard this a million times, but we’re gonna say it anyways (we’re so badass). There are serious benefits of an early check in with toddlers – you’re unfazed with multiple emergency nature calls and you get window seats that ensure your little one doesn’t get knocked off by air-hostesses or food carts.
Hire Miniature Vacation Planners
Letting your preschooler plan the trip during the trip keeps them occupied, embraces creativity and keeps them busy through the flight.
A Magic Plane Box
Step 1: Pack a plane bag with crayons, coloring books, little sets of Lego they can build and of course sweets in case all else fails!Step 2: DON’T let them see if before the flight.Step 3: Open it up as soon as you’re a few thousand feet high.
The result? A super excited baby engrossed in it’s new play thing throughout the flight!
Watch The Time!
Ensure, as far as possible, to board the flying birdie during your child’s sleeping hours ensuring that they sleep for most of the journey.
Even if your child has an erratic sleeping pattern, engage them in an exhausting activity a few hours before the flight – always does the trick!
Remember – happy babies equals happy co-passengers and a happy you!
Do you do something else that helps you switch on your airplane mode with ease? Don’t be hush hush about it! We’d love to know more in the comments below.