8 Tips for Flying With Children

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Invent Adventure

The day before the trip, help your child draw a “map” of the different legs of your journey—getting boarding passes, going through security, taking off, and even different segments of the flight, such as flying over the Rocky Mountains or past big cities. On trip day, let your child follow along by putting stickers over each step. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Life is a journey, not a destination.”