A Stress-Busting Idea for Traveling With Kids

cupcake_300As if travelling with children isn’t difficult enough, the people who sit next to you for long trips on trains or planes may not always treat you with holiday cheer.

To get off on the right foot with your nearby passengers, Mauria Finley, CEO Citrus Lane, recommends befriending would-be Scrooges before takeoff (and temper tantrums): “I once showed up with a box of candy canes for a Christmas Day flight, and they kept both the kids and the adults happy!” Forgot to pack a sweet treat? “I also love to have my kids draw pictures for my seat-mates,” says Finley. “Who can resist children’s artwork?” Humbug, be gone!

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  1. Laura

    We spend a lot of time traveling by car, and I’ve got some great game ideas to keep the kidos busy. http://www.cocktailsandgelato.com/2013/06/boredom-busters-travel-games.html

    November 17, 2013 at 8:39 am
  2. JourneyMart

    For Holiday travel with kids, Singapore is worth mentioning here as Singapore has something for everyone. Start with the kids – take them to fun-filled Sentosa Island by cable car.

    November 21, 2013 at 6:05 am

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