Walking through the airport weighed down like an ass carrying all the kids crap one needs for a four hour flight, as well as a small child on my hip, it occurred to me that there must be a better way to pack a carry on bag. And indeed there is!
With the benefit of hindsight I have created a video that has loads of tips for family travel.
Visits to London can cause a bit of overwhelm if you're unsure of where to go and how to get there. This week's MAMA Life London video gives you some honest advice and helpful tips on some of the best places to go in London with children.
Picture this, you're about to embark on the journey to your family getaway and you have a strange sense of achievement, because this time, perhaps the first in a long time, you actually feel fully prepared for the venture ahead. This isn't something I usually feel, as I am a bit of a last minute kinda lady, I air on the side of improvisation. Why do today what you can do the night before you're leaving. But this sort of planning, often means that I live my life in hindsight.
So may I give you this opportunity to learn from my recent spout of 'If only I had thought to bring that' moments from our holiday to Disney Land Paris.
As stressful situations go, toddler tantrums or babies crying for reasons you cannot fathom when you’re out in public are probably at the top. What makes these scenarios where you want someone to magically transport you to an exotic island and put a cocktail in your hand all the more worse are the looks from people that say “For God’s sake shut your child up.” or suggest you’re doing something wrong.