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Travelling with baby on a plane can be overwhelming. These tips will help you prepare for flights with your little one in style.

Travelling Baby Style: how to prepare for flights with a little one

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Travelling with a baby on a plane can be overwhelming. They’re so small, but seem to need so much. The good news is that through some careful planning, you can easily prepare for a smooth(er) flight with a little one (or two). From figuring out what can go in your carry-on bag to how to get through the security checkpoint with ease, the Travelling Baby Style infographic from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has you covered. This handy, dandy infographic tells you everything…

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Don't play with safety during your summer travel plans this year. Follow these tips to prevent losing your child in a public place.

I lost my son at the beach: tips to prevent losing your child in a public place

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Ah, lovely summer! The holidays are in full swing, with road trips, visits to grandma’s house, and days spent poolside and at the beach. In my latest article for Travel Mamas, I go back in time nine years, to the gorgeous summer day that we lost sight of our son on a crowded beach. While it’s a scary story – every parent’s nightmare – it had a happy ending, thank goodness. The experience taught us a few things about safety in public…

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Planning holiday travel? Ten tips for how to get through security faster during the holidays with your family | thetravellingmom.ca

How to get through airport security faster during holidays

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Travelling for Christmas? During the holidays, thousands take to the skies to celebrate with friends and family. It’s the time of year to give gifts to our loved ones. That being said, there are some restrictions on what can be brought on board a plane. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has a few simple tips on how to get through airport security fast and hassle-free during the holidays. Avoid wrapping presents: officers may have to unwrap them for control purposes. Wait…

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Flying isn't like the old days. Has air travel etiquette flown away in modern times?

Has Travel Etiquette Flown Away?

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Travel etiquette. Is it a dying art? This thought struck me on a recent overseas flight. The topic was front and centre in Air Canada’s En Route in-flight magazine, in the article The Ultimate Guide to Travel Etiquette. The article covered the ways in which travellers could be better, more polite human beings while travelling, and included tips like; check your bags, keep your hotel room neat & tidy, be respectful to service personnel, and share those arm rests. Nice reminders of ways…

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Traveling with baby can be a challenge. With good planning and these nine tips, you can enjoy a better travel experience with your wee one.

Motherly Advice about Traveling with Baby

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My friend and fellow travelling mom Isabel recently returned from a trip to Austria, Croatia, and Slovenia with her husband and 8-month old baby. It was a wonderful trip, but it wasn’t without its challenges and trying moments along the way. Isabel has some very good advice for other moms travelling or thinking about traveling with baby, and I’m pleased to share her thoughts with you. Motherly Advice about Traveling with Baby 1. The quality of jarred baby food in Europe is amazing. Delicious, fresh tasting…

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