I wish I could speed this slide show up so you could understand what we experienced while flying with Princess A. The best way I can describe it is that it was like flying with a crack head but that would be an insult to crack heads everywhere.
We thought we were lucky because she slept during take off. But then she woke up and had tons of energy she wanted to crawl around, say hi to everyone, and jump. Since she couldn’t do these things she cried and when we had to put her in her car seat because of turbulence she cried even more. People gave me tons of mean stares and I wanted to be like, “If you don’t like flying with children become a billionaire and buy your own private jet!”
I tried to give Princess A a pacifier… didn’t work. I tried to giver her a bottle… didn’t work. I prayed to God… and he said don’t ask me babies are impossible. I don’t know who these babies are that just take pacifiers and stop crying. I want to meet them and ask their parents their secrets.
The worst part was Princess A is going through a “mommy phase” where if anyone else holds her (including The Husband) she cries until I hold her. I love compliments but it was exhausting holding a hyper baby jumping bean for 6 hours.
Midway through the flight I thought I was seeing an illusion because I was so exhausted but I snuck into 1st class anyway.It was not an illusion… it was the fabulous Tim Gunn. Princess A stopped crying when she entered 1st class and saw Tim Gunn. It was as if she said… this is where I belong! Tim Gunn was very nice and gracious when I told him how much I love him. He told me Princess A was very well behaved and even took a picture with us.
Soon it was time to land and we put Princess A back in her car seat. She puked right when we landed but I didn’t care because I was so happy about meeting Tim Gunn!When we drove to our hotel Princess A stayed awake and laughed the whole time. I was tired but amused by her good spirits.
MORAL OF THE STORY: Yes, Princess A did cry most of the plane ride, I got tons of dirty looks, puked on, and it was not fun or glamorous. But we got to meet Tim Gunn and hang out with our lovely friends in the beautiful Hollywood Hills. So if you are afraid of flying with a baby do it anyway because the rewards are worth it! If you don’t believe me keep reading because the pictures and stories will prove that it is worth it to fly with a baby… no matter how much they cry! So take Tim Gunn’s advice and “Make it Work” until you get to your destination.