JetWithKids.com is getting an upgrade!

Caution! JetWithKids.com is currently undergoing renovation. 5 continents, 32+ countries, and an 8+month around-the world journey… It was time to upgrade this site! We will remain open during construction – […]

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Vomit on airplanes: locate air sick bag before it’s needed

Vomit on airplanes is never a good thing – for anyone. Not being able to find an air sick bag or open it in time for your child to get […]

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Misting fan keeps kids (and adults) happy in hot weather

My son and I do NOT tolerate heat well. Add humidity and our faces are red and overheating before 10am. Living in Bangkok and Phuket, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, and Fiji […]

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FlipKey by TripAdvisor lists JetWithKids in Top Family Travel Blogs to Follow in 2014

FlipKey, TripAdvisor’s vacation rental site, has awarded JetWithKids as a Top Family Travel Blog to Follow in 2014! We are honored to be included in the company of the other 24 […]

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Introducing JetWithComfort.com quality travel for ALL ages

It is with great delight I invite you to visit our brand new sister website JetWithComfort.com!  Over the past decade and intensely on our 8+month around-the-world tour, I have researched […]

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Want more room? Our secret to an empty airplane middle seat

We flew 8 flights on our latest European tour and only twice was there someone booked in that middle seat. And most of those flights were full. Oh no – […]

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Need FAA approved car seat for travel? 10 questions to ask about child travel safety

Oh car seats. FAA approved? Will they work in flight? Does my child need one on an airplane? Can I board early to install it? How are we going to […]

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Protecting the parent, ignoring the child’s safety needs.

When we were in Thailand on our world tour, it was common to see entire families (including infants and children) riding together on one motorbike. Below is a photo of […]

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Keep child passengers safe: Focus on driving – not the smartphone, coffee, work day, etc.

It’s National Child Passenger Safety Week. Child passenger safety normally involves a lot of talk about car seats, booster seats, FAA Approved harness and seats, and the proper use of seat belts. […]

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Top rated booster seats Insurance Institute Highway Safety (IIHS)

I recently wrote about the challenges we have faced in our family with my 9-year old son appearing “too old” to still use a booster seat. It’s true he is […]

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He’s too old for a booster seat! Why age doesn’t matter as much as size…

“Isn’t he too old for that?”  My son has finally reached the age where other parents and kids (and my husband) are now questioning his use of a booster seat.  […]

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Front seats to car seats: education and law

This week is National Child Passenger Safety week. When I was an infant, my mother would hold me in her arms in the front seat of the car! The photo above […]

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Expedia sweepstakes: support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and win trip!

Expedia is making it really easy, exciting, and fun for travelers to support the amazing work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – by entering a sweepstakes to win fantastic […]

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10 tips for Bubble Bum booster seat use

We used the lightweight (1lb.) BubbleBum car booster seat worldwide on our 8+ month JetWithKids World Tour – and loved the convenience and comfort of this inflatable booster seat! If kids are […]

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BubbleBum booster seat is Product Worth Packing when traveling with kids

Looking for a lightweight, safe, booster seat that travels well, is easy to use in taxis and rental cars, and packs well when not in use? I found one! (Thanks […]

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Travel with a sick child (traveling with unexpected illness)

Traveling in winter also means “cold and flu season” travel and increased exposure to illness along the way. As an adult, traveling with unexpected illness is difficult but is nothing […]

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Practical tips to enjoy family travel days

Family travel leads to lifelong memories, joyful reunions, much needed holiday breaks, relaxation, and exploration of beautiful, fun destinations. When the family travel involves airports and airplanes, a calm attitude and […]

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Jet with Kids boy meets “Singapore Girl” on first Singapore Airlines flight

On our amazing 8+month tour around the world, I was delighted to accomplish a life-long goal to fly with Singapore Airlines. Consistently ranked as one of the best airlines in […]

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Kids need basic play time even when in exotic locations

Young travelers need basic play time- especially in stimulating environments. Travel preparations, air travel, and new surroundings are a lot to process for young minds. Play time is essential to […]

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7 tips to enjoy family travel days

7 tips to enjoy family travel days: *Smile, breathe, and be realistic… Take time to actually enjoy the family- appreciate travel day is still family day. Focus on interaction with traveling […]

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