To kick off the Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite family travel tips from the blogosphere. No fancy graphics or pie charts, just good, old-fashioned dos and dont’s from real-life parents.
- Hindsight is 20-20, but one mom’s parenting fails is another mom’s future smooth sailing: check out this what-I-wish-I’d known advice about travelling with toddler from Parenting.com.
- Debbie Drubrow at DeliciousBaby.com shares a ton of tips for flying with kids and babies. Some highlights: carry baby in a metal-free sling through security and be stingy with the toys so kids don’t blow through them in 10 minutes, plus about 1,000 additional tips, like how to breastfeed on a plane.
- Road trip with the wee one in your near future? Whattoexpect.com, by the author of pregnancy bible What to Expect When You’re Expecting, gives us 8 ways to keep baby happy en route.
- Family travel blogger and Condé Nast Traveller columnist Wendy Perrin shares extactly 26 of her best kid-travel tips, in alphabetical order from A (Apartment Rental) to Z (ZBars).
- The most important thing to take with you on a family trip? A sense of humour. Daily Show regular Samantha Bee shows us how it’s done in her tale of enduring the wrath of baby-phobic seatmates while flying with her infant.