Just Do Your Best
Parents are often anxious about how other passengers will respond to their children, but Bhojwani-Dhawan insists that passengers don’t expect them to behave perfectly. Instead, they’re more concerned about badly behaved kids whose parents don’t try to improve the situation. “When I board a plane with my 2-year-old and 4-year-old, I typically let people know that I am going to do my best to make sure it’s a smooth flight for everyone around," she says. So don’t get nervous. Employ these tips and relish the family vacation to come. You deserve it!