Prior to having children, few adults would bat an eye at spontaneous weekend excursions or discounted red-eye travel deals that required little more than a hastily packed carry-on bag and passport in hand.
Once adults make the decisions to expand their families, traveling even short distances often requires precise and detailed planning.
Children add the element of surprise and the unexpected - not to mention extra gear - and parents must adapt accordingly when they travel with their little ones. These pointers can keep parents properly prepared.
• Pack for the journey. Anticipate what y...