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Using a CARES Flight Harness for Children with Special Needs

December 6th, 2011 No comments

Travelling with children is difficult enough at the best of times. If your child has a disability it can be very stressful and making your child secure on the flight is of primary importance. If your child requires a hauling brace to provide upper body support in an airplane seat, you know what a hassle [...]

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Travelling Alone With Children

November 21st, 2011 No comments

It’s a daunting thought travelling with children alone especially on a long trip because even the easiest of children get bored and frustrated. While I am not an expert on this subject I can definitely say that my children are. I have 3 children, 2 girls and 1 boy and they all have children of [...]

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Me Finder – Essential for travelling with children

November 17th, 2011 No comments

The new Me Finder -award winning children’s product essential when travelling with children Have you ever lost your child, it is the most terrible feeling in the world, you think you are going to be sick, that your heart will stop, you are going to collapse all those really ghastly feelings. Children do go missing [...]

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easyJet Family Friendly airline

November 8th, 2011 1 comment

On easyJets web site hidden under the very small Help icon > Children and Infants. There is a headline proclaiming that easyJet is embracing a ‘Family Friendly Scheme’. They are looking for ways ‘to make travelling easy and affordable for family travellers’. Now there is a thought – flying budget airlines is like taking a [...]

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Ban on smoking whilst travelling with children

October 26th, 2011 No comments

Almost all Australian states have now instituted a law prohibiting smoking in cars where there are children travelling under 16 years old. The only State left to make this law is The Northern Territory.

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My Travelling with Children Blog

October 21st, 2011 No comments

When I started this blog I was not sure where it was going, I had read loads about Blogs so thought well lets get it started and see where it takes me. Then I thought it was a good place to post my articles that I had previously posted within the web site – where [...]

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New lanes make it easier travelling with Children

October 19th, 2011 No comments

Queuing in the customs hall at Gatwick is the last thing anyone wants to do after a long flight, but it looks like our woes may be over, according to Wednesdays issue of Travel News UK Gatwick is investing £45m in new security areas and have promised passengers speedier passage through the airport, cutting process [...]

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4 Good Reasons for using a Snack and Play Tray while travelling

October 15th, 2011 No comments

The Snack and Play is the perfect accessory to have on hand in your camper van or stashed in your tent. It provides a variety of uses to ease your kids’ camping experiences. You can use the tray: – As a make-shift multi-use table or smooth surface – As a lap desk for doing crossword [...]

Car Sickness in Toddlers ( and adults)

August 20th, 2011 2 comments

I think most of us go through life with the odd – I feel a bit sick in the back of the car. But have a thought for those of us who have suffered with it all their lives like me, my daughter and now my granddaughter. (It is hereditary you know). My father always [...]

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Diary Of a 30 Hour Flight – Without Drugs

May 31st, 2010 No comments

What you will gradually learn about me through my blog is that I do like the easy option, whether this be paracetamol at the first twinge of a headache, lemsip for a sniffle or milk being delivered to the door even though there is a shop across the road (supporting the local milkman of course). [...]

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