In July 2007 the FWB family welcomed its newest member - little Nicola. She took her maiden flight from Sydney to Perth in January 2008. The Flying with Baby website has also been updated with a new look and new content - take a look around!
Well we are just back from a driving trip from Sydney to Melbourne and back - over 1600kms in total. And we survived! I’m going to post a travel story about it in the coming week or two. We are also beginning to plan another overseas trip - this time to the west coast of the [...]
The humble air sick bag makes a great toy for bored kids on a flight.
by: CindyB Family trips offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of the world around you. Planning a family trip in advance is really important and tricky task. The key to an ideal vacation is a great plan. To get your family vacation planned properly, you should try to plan it as [...]
Ideas and tips that can make travel and taking a family vacation with children pleasant and enjoyable for everyone - even the car ride can be fun.
Freelance writer David Leonhardt offers ideas to travel in comfort with the kids. Three ways to reduce the stress and relax while away from home It takes a special person to travel with kids – a parent. Children have their own needs. Their idea of a vacation is more “adventurous” than [...]
It can be done!
The thought of being stuck in a confined space for over 24 hours with a baby will probably send shivers down the spine of most people. Long haul flying, especially in economy class, is exhausting and stressful at the best of times - let alone with an infant in tow. But it can be done, and without going completely insane.
The key to having a bearable experience is in the planning and preparation of your trip. Choosing the right airline and flight, packing the appropriate equipment and clothing (without overpacking) and adopting an attitude of “expect the worst and hope for the best” (you may be pleasantly surprised!) will help you survive the journey.
The Flying with Baby website is jam-packed full of information for people flying with babies and small children.