Family Travel Question
Q | What are tips for dealing with jet lag in toddlers?
What's the best way to adjust for a 12-hour time difference for a toddler (under two years old)? We are going to Japan in November. -Tomomi, Connecticut
Family Travel Answers
Tweet Adjusting to time changes is difficult on kids and parents alike. The good news is that although it is terrifying to break bedtime routines while traveling abroad, letting go of them may be the key to enjoying your vacation. Here’s what I mean by that. When we are traveling my husband always spends the […]
Tweet One of my biggest concerns when I was figuring out how to travel with children, was how to prevent jet lag in babies and toddlers. When I’m jet lagged, I’m tired, cranky, out of sorts, and I tend to feel like I’m reacting a few seconds behind everyone else. It’s difficult enough keeping yourself […]
Tweet I’m going to be blunt here: jet-lag is difficult with very young children. Your child is too young to understand the mechanics of time zones and why he is awake in the middle of the night or falling asleep in the middle of the day. When a toddler is over-tired, as you probably know, […]