How do you travel on a plane with a 16mth old?

Laura - posted on 04/02/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )




Hi there,
The gorgeous little 16month old little girl I look after will be flying from Sydney to Bali (8-9hr flight) The parents are very worried as she isn't a great traveler. She doesn't like car trips longer then an hour.
What tips, techniques and ideas do you have for some very panicked parents?


Ariana - posted on 04/02/2014




Advice you can give their parents?

Snacks, playdo, books, toys, paper, any child like apps... Basically they should have some sort of 'fun' bag on the plane with them to try and keep her entertained.

But let's be real, you keep a toddler anywhere for 8-9 hours they're going to get bored, fussy etc.

They really should just take a cycle, you have her for a bit, then I'll have her, keep her away from others as much as possible and take her for mini walks up and down sometimes. But she is going to freak out... If anything all they can do is hope she'll be tired enough to fall asleep on the plane.

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