When Kellen and I first started talking about using a car seat on our next plane trip, we weren’t really sure how we’d handle lugging around the car seat in the airport. It seems like whenever we travel, we’re already pretty maxed out when it comes to carry-on. Between our roller bags and backpacks and […]
Check out these instructions and tips for how to install a car seat on a plane quickly and easily.
So you’ve decided you want to use a car seat on your next plane trip, but you aren’t sure which are the best car seats on airplanes. Read on for the top 3 recommendations for car seats on airplanes.
When I was training to be a flight attendant, I was surprised to find out that you could even bring car seats on planes. I’d always assumed they weren’t allowed because I ‘d never seen one on a plane. The truth is, the FAA actually strongly encourages parents to put children in car seats when they […]
Car seats are the safest way for little ones to travel on planes. When we fly, we’re putting our kids into vehicles moving at a high rate of speed, and just like in cars, sitting in parents’ laps or using the seat belts intended to restrain adults is not the safest place for children to be. Thinking about bringing a car seat on a plane might seem a little daunting. I can answer many of your questions with this series about traveling with car seats on airplanes.
a.k.a. the time I put myself at serious risk of getting West Nile Virus for a blog post.
This morning, Isla rode off to daycare for the first time with her car seat facing forward. We’ve been putting this off for as long as possible, because we know the safest way for babies and toddlers to travel is rear-facing. Isla has gone through a big growth spurt, though. She’s 36″ tall and the […]
Editor’s note: My husband Kellen wrote this post. I hope he’ll be writing more about the gadgets and gizmos around our house, so please make him feel welcome so I can convince him to do this again. 😉 When we moved into our new house, one of the big things missing was smoke and carbon […]