Tim White

Surviving Air Travel…with toddlers
Surviving Air Travel…with toddlers

In his weekly Funbag column, Deadspin’s Drew Magary is posed with the following question: “Any tips on surviving a day of air travel with a 3-1/2-year-old and a 2-month-old?” In terms of the tinier tot, Magary advises, “Keeping a lap baby with you for an entire flight is every bit as excruciating as you think it is…You just have to deal with it the best you can.”

As for the older kid, “iPads and iPhones…If you have a screen for the kids to stare at and you have snacks and you have a couple of books and you get up and walk the aisle a couple of times, you should be able to establish a kind of airplane training circuit for the kid: screen time, eating, reading, walking, and repeat.