• Kids & Baby,  Travel

    How to Entertain a Toddler on an Airplane

    I think I say this every time we fly, but it is definitely getting more difficult the older he gets.  I highly encourage you to fly with your infants before they’re mobile – I know a lot of people are scared to fly with infants, but man, it is SOO much easier! And if you haven’t read them, i have lots of tips for flying with infants in my flying with baby series (tips for packing, security, diaper bag, stroller & carseat). Eli has become a pro at flying! At over 30 flights (I lost count after 25) he no longer gets scared or confused. He actually gets excited on…

  • Kids & Baby,  Travel

    Flying with a Toddler

    This past weekend Eli took his 26th & 27th flight, but it was the first time we flew since he is walking. All I can say is it was WAY different than flying in the past.  Since it was so different, I thought I’d do an updated post on flying with a toddler (well a 13 month old, which is technically a toddler I guess). If you’re flying with a baby under 12 months, check out my other posts on international travel, nursing while flying, packing your suitcase and diaper bag, booking flights, and security. The first real difference was how we packed. My bag was completely full of toys, books,…