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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

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Amie O’Shaughnessy - Ciao Bambino By

Overcoming jet lag with toddlers

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 […]

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Corinne McDermott - Have Baby Will Travel By

Coping with jet lag and time changes

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 […]

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Michelle Duffy - WanderMom By

How to manage jetlag with a toddler

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, […]

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