10 tips for flying with a baby

tips-on-flying-with-a-baby-by-myseastoryas we approach our next flight from portugal to turks and caicos, i’ve been thinking on what can make our “experience” smoother…anything to help me ease the pain!  1 or 2 hour flights don’t worry me too much, but flying alone with julia to miami and catching another flight to providenciales… is not something i look forward to!

julia’s first flight was at 6 weeks old, from lisbon to miami, i was tense the whole flight, but compared to nowadays, it was easy peasy. she’s been on 18 flights and these are the things i’ve learned along the way – Continue reading

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stockholm

myseastory-in-stockholm-29after copenhagen, we spent another 4 days in stockholm before going back to lisbon – we had such a wonderful experience. by this time, julia was already on our “vacation schedule” – all day out sightseeing, morning nap in the stroller and afternoon nap at the hotel before heading out for early dinner – she was such a trooper! Continue reading

miami

myseastory in miamiafter spending two amazing months in portugal, for julia’s delivery and first month, surrounded by family and friends, it was time to head back home in provo and introduce julia to the caribbean weather. james missed julia terribly, and i dreaded the trip back home by myself, well, with julia. but we decided it was the best thing to do, and we would meet in miami for a short break…and start practicing for future baby trips!

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myseastory-2myseastory-3we spent two nights at the newly opened metropolitan by como hotel in miami beach, where we felt so welcomed, everyone was really friendly with our baby and they made us feel  so comfortable. since it was our first trip with julia we took it easy, we spent a lot of time at the hotel, had long and delicious breakfasts at the hotel’s restaurant traymore, and had early nights ordering room service for dinner.

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our breakfast favorites were this delicious toast with avocado, cucumber and tomatoes, and the eggs benedict with salmon.

myseastory in miamithe pubbelly taco pop up restaurant, where we had corn, mushroom and truffle quesadilla and the best tacos in miami. myseastory in miamimyseastory in miamiduring the day we strolled down lincoln road, ran a few errands – hummm… hello trader joe’s and target – had lunch at the pubbelly taco pop up restaurant, stopped for miami’s best cappuccino at panther coffee, and introduced julia to our favorite pizza stop in the design district – harry’s pizza.

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myseastory in miamifor our first baby get away, we had a lot of fun, our weekends in miami will never be the same, but we realized that because we have a baby, we don’t need to stop doing what we love, we just need to adapt, be patient and aware of our baby daughter’s needs. i was so glad we made this trial, now we can start thinking of our next trips with her!

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