Monday, March 3, 2008

Traveling with Small Kids: Let the Insanity Begin!

We took a trip to Florida recently, and it gave me a chance to check out a bunch of gear and gadgets and kid-friendly advice I've been meaning to test. It also gave me a chance to fall in love with some of the things we use most often. And to make a few more mistakes to write about over at The 36-Hour Day:

There are plenty of things you can do, not to mention things you can bring, to make traveling with very young children go more smoothly. Some of those things work — in theory. In practice, though? Well…

In theory: Taking an 8:10 p.m. flight — right at bedtime — would mean that my adorable 3-year-old and my angelic 15-month old would sleep on board, and we’d tuck their sweetly slumbering selves into their beds at my in-law’s home on the other end of the trip.

In practice: Not so much. ...[More]

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