‘How do we find food that will cater to our family’s dietary restrictions when we travel?’ I dare to say it is the one of (if not the single-most) cause of stress for families living with conditions such as PKU or other restricted diets when… Read More
Travelling with a baby can be stressful, for anyone and with any mode of transport. The days when you could throw a few essentials in a bag and make a mad dash somewhere are long gone. Everything changes the moment you have a baby. Add… Read More
When we began preparing for our family’s around-the-world trip, we spoke to her clinical Doctor and Dieticians for advise. We asked a lot of questions, such as:
We considered the main cities we wished to travel and the time differences between them. An Around-the-World flight was really the best option for us because it actually becomes less airtime and fewer major stopovers. We also made the decision to stop for an extended… Read More
I am a pretty organized person and I love preparing for major trips. In fact I have more fun packing than flying. (I am obsessed with bags with a lot of pockets!) I knew that the success or failure of the massive trip was going… Read More
Now that you have a list, consider how much you can actually carry then EDIT! A great place to start is to consider the bulky items, such as travel cots, prams or strollers, car seats, bath and mealtime equipment. Are these items that you can… Read More
Packing is complete, you’ve made it through your first check-in and you have made it onto the plane. Congratulations! Now make yourself comfortable. Make sure everything important is within reach. No doubt you would have made yourself known to the flight crew upon boarding. A… Read More
When we went on our first family holiday with our baby, we knew jet lag would be an issue and made sure there was plenty of time at each destination to adjust to the time difference before setting off again to the next stop.
It is the worst thing that could happen on an overseas trip with a PKU baby and it happened to us. We were going to run out of PKU baby formula.