Flying with Kids

Managing Flying Anxiety in Families

Managing Flying Anxiety in Families

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The Fear of Flying Flying anxiety can really cramp a family's vacation fun. Lynn Lyons talks with Robin Hutson of Luxe Recess about how parents should manage a family's language around flying and traveling anxiety. Whether the parents or children exhibit fear of flying, parents must avoid catastrophic language when communicating with their children and never offer certainty for comfort. Lynn ...

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 ...