Traveling with baby

Heroic Flight Attendant Calms Crying Baby On Plane

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In the parenting world, things are already different in 2016. Why? Because we're kicking things off with a baby-on-an-airplane story that has a happy ending. New Yorker Heather Gooch and her husband were traveling on a Southwest flight from Florida last week with their 9-month-old son, Aiden. Since it was only Aiden's second flight ever,... Read more

Singer Sarah Blackwood Kicked off Plane With Crying Toddler

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Two year olds aren't always going to be on their best behavior, especially during travel. But "I will turn this plane around" is probably not an effective disciplinary technique. That was essentially what United Airlines told singer Sarah Blackwood of Canadian group Walk off the Earth yesterday. The mom, who is seven months pregnant and currently on... Read more

Flight Attendant Advocates for Breastfeeding on Planes

Breastfeeding in public, while still a hot topic, is becoming more and more socially acceptable. But what about breastfeeding in public -- in close quarters -- at 35,000 feet? One flight attendant is advocating for critics to stop shaming moms who breastfeed on planes. "Women shouldn't have to think twice about feeding a child," commercial flight attendant and... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Summer Travel with Baby

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What to pack: "Bring the obvious stuff: Diapers, wipes, butt cream, clothes.  Take anything you currently use for the bedtime routine (white noise machine, swaddler, blankets).  If you're driving, you could also fit a stroller, boppy or bouncy chair.  If you bring a Pack 'n Play, bring sheets for the mattress." -Jenny952 "Not all rest... Read more