What to Pack in Your Baby Travel Kit for Carry-On
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What to Pack in Your Baby Travel Kit for Carry-On

Sure you can bring more than 3.4 ounces of formula, expressed breast milk, baby food, and medicines for your infant or toddler in your carry-on bag (see tips and specifics here). But I recommend keeping a ready-to-go cabin-friendly baby travel kit in your diaper bag. Having these travel essentials at the ready helps streamline your…

Need to Know: Flying Alaska Airlines with a Baby or Toddler

Need to Know: Flying Alaska Airlines with a Baby or Toddler

Will you be flying Alaska Airlines with a baby or toddler? As part of my “Need to Know” airlines series for parents flying with infants and young children, here are some important points to be aware of (and be prepared for) before your flight–and possibly booking. Flying Alaska Airlines with an infant on your lap? If…

How to Avoid Ear Pain in Flight – Tips to Help Babies and Children

How to Avoid Ear Pain in Flight – Tips to Help Babies and Children

Even strangers who have never flown with children will tell you it’s helpful to breastfeed or give a bottle to babies during takeoff and landing to help them avoid ear pain (yes, they will). But traveling parents quickly learn that the timing doesn’t always work out for this. With any delays in boarding for your…

Need to Know: Flying Ryanair with a baby or toddler
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Need to Know: Flying Ryanair with a baby or toddler

Will you be flying Ryanair with a baby, toddler or young child soon? Some of their rules and fees for babies and toddlers might come as a surprise to some families. Here’s a guide to important information and details to know before flying Ryanair with a baby or young children. Topics I cover in this…

Need to Know: Flying China Airlines with a Baby or Toddler

Need to Know: Flying China Airlines with a Baby or Toddler

The “Need to Know” airlines series for family travelers continues with these important tips for families flying China Airlines with a baby, toddler, or young children (and even if your kids are no longer babies or toddlers, don’t miss the new Family Couch seating tip and photo below!). China Airlines’ Discounts for Infants and Children China…