Flying with Children

I recently took the boys, (2 & 1/4 and 1 year), to visit my parents. The flight from Edmonton to Victoria is about an hour and a half, so seemed manageable for my first flight alone with them. After an uneventful flight to Victoria, and a lovely visit with the grandparents, we packed up and settled into the flight home. The flight going was at lunch time, so I entertained the children with fun lunch ideas and my oldest found a new movie on the iPad. Other than leaving a pile of crumbs under our seats, I couldn't have asked for better behaved children. ...more

Childfree Flights: Navigating the Unfriendly Skies?

There was a bit of a stir on the Maybe Lady Facebook page recently when I posted a link to an article from a Mom (Priyanka Kher) who was insulted by Malaysia Airline’s decision to offer premium-priced seats in a Childfree section of the plane....more

I'm Scared To Fly With My Kid

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I have to fly with my 15-month-old son next month. I'm terrified. Any advice on how to make it easier? I'm guessing it's not cool to drink while taking care of a baby on a plane.Signed,Fear of Flying with Offspring...more
Love this!! I just went right for what not to do in a recent travel with toddlers blog post!more

Flying With Family

“Oh no,” said DorkyDad. “What a terrible start to a holiday.” We had just been treated to the sight of Alex Salmond, recently off a flight from London, strutting through Edinburgh airport. For a man in a crumpled suit, he exuded an extraordinary air of arrogance....more