Projecting Your Fear onto Your Kids

How to help keep your kids from being afraid of flying… While many flyers are concerned about their own fear of flying, others worry about influencing or projecting their fear onto their children. It can be a delicate balancing act when you try to put on a brave face for your kids, when inside feel […]

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Basic Tips for Traveling with Children

Here are a few suggestions for traveling with children: If you are looking for a smoother or more stable ride, book your seats or attempt to sit in middle of the plane – over or near the wings. Give your child the window seat so that they can look outside during the flight. This can […]

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New Parents and a Sudden Fear of Flying

How becoming a parent can influence or even result in a fear of flying… Becoming a parent is perhaps one of the most wonderful and transformative experiences that a person can have in their lifetime. So much of the transformation is positive, but when you become a new mom or dad, there are some strings […]

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How and Why to Avoid Overstimulation

Plan out your day and skip that second cup of coffee… With the prospect of an upcoming flight, most flyers already have enough on their mind. Why subject yourself to anything that could cause even more anxiety or stress? The good news is that there are many things that you can do to avoid any […]

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Are We Going to Run Out of Gas?!

While the phrase, “I don’t believe it, we’re out of gas,” might be an expected or comical scenario when watching a sitcom or romantic comedy, it’s definitely not something you would want to hear when traveling on a commercial airliner. The possibility of running out of gas is not something that the typical passenger wants […]

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Fatigue and Anxiety

Anxiety can be tough enough to handle on its own, but there are a range of contributing factors that can make coping even more difficult. For example, diet, rest, and exercise (or a lack thereof) can all put stress on your body and mind. However, the experience of flying can exacerbate your anxiety by taxing […]

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