7 Essentials Every Mom Needs on a Long Flight With Kids
Recently, I was anxiously prepping for a 15-hour flight to Tokyo with my two young boys. Their list of supplies seemed never-ending, but in the midst of packing all the distractions and bribes I planned to used to keep them quiet and behaved (read: snacks), it occurred to me that I had not given a single thought to myself. Considering that I had already packed an arsenal of things to keep my kiddos busy for at least 103 hours straight, I optimistically thought about what I may need and want if I actually managed to get some downtime.
And so I planned the most phenomenal carry-on that even first-class traveling mamas would be envious of. This list of essentials will take care of almost all your needs while cruising at a comfortable altitude. You may even forget that you're trying to hold on to some semblance of sanity while your children slowly tug away at it with each slithering hour. But if you prepare well enough, a long plane ride can be a tolerable and even enjoyable start to your journey ahead. Keep reading to see the seven things that will transform any traveling mama's experience to one of blissed-out comfort!