Flying With a Baby

Doona: The Infant Car Seat That Becomes A Stroller

Doona: The Infant Car Seat That Becomes A Stroller

Traveling with an infant just got easier. My prayers were answered in my lifetime, but not while my babies were young enough. The Doona markets itself as the next generation car seat. It’s no hype. This is an infant car seat that becomes a stroller. A good stroller. This is the infant car seat you can take your baby around ...

Breastfeeding on a Plane Like A Pro

Breastfeeding on a Plane Like A Pro

Social media was abuzz today about another mom who was harassed while nursing on a United flight from Costa Rica back to Vancouver. It doesn't boost confidence for all the moms about to take their babies on a plane the first time, especially if they do not nurse much outside the home. I have flown probably two hundred flights with my nursing babies, I ...

Flying with a baby on long haul flights

Flying with a baby on long haul flights

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One of the world’s longest non-stop routes flown by a commercial aircraft travels between Hong Kong and JFK airport – a grueling 16-hour flight. In the first year and a half that my daughter was born, we had flown back and forth from Hong Kong to New York City on this particular flight five times. On most of these ...

Flying with babies and kids while smiling

Flying with babies and kids while smiling

Traveling with babies, toddlers, and even kids can be tough, but I have learned to smile, smile, smile. After nearly a million miles flown under my belt, I became a mom flying with a baby. I was no longer a frequent business traveler in first class. Suddenly those perfectly warm smiles and greetings from the flight attendants became ...

The 5 Best Car Seats for Travel for ages 0-8

The 5 Best Car Seats for Travel for ages 0-8

I share with you the gear that took any amount of stress off flying with babies and getting them to grandma's house or the hotel. I was still a road warrior the first year of my daughter's life, and we traveled several times a month, often just the two of us. If you are waiting for your next flight lugging a ...