Tips on How to Conceive a Baby Boy
No one wants to be “that” family…You’ve got babe-in-arms screaming with ear pain whilst the rest of the clan are kicking the backs of the seats of the passengers in front of them because their device has lost power! You breakout in the stress-sweat…and the baby won’t stop screaming! Don’t worry – we’ve all been there.
As with many things in life we can follow the travel ‘P’s to ease some of the Pain: Positive Prior Planning can Prevent a Poor Performance when screen-free.
Be prepared. Start with the basics. Ensure your kids are well rested the day before and try to avoid timing your journey over the witching hour of early evening when everyone’s blood sugar is at their lowest and children are usually at their worst.
If flying, protect their ears from the changes in air pressure by bringing something for them to suck on (breastfeeding, dummies, bottles, gummies) during take-off and landing.
Try to sit near the toilet to make those last-minute dashes to the loo less fraught and bring plenty of healthy snacks, nappies and changes of clothes.
For parents keen to avoid screen-time induced melt-downs, you’ll be looking for something that will completely engage them, keep them absorbed for hours and which they can get on with completely unaided and learn something at the same time!