Parenting Perspective: Travelling with Preschoolers

May 6, 2010 11:36:12 AM PDT
We were hitting severe turbulence on the plane ride back from my brother's wedding in Fort Lauderdale this past weekend. My four-year old son, Luke, was sitting next to me and I told him, "You can hold my hand if you're scared." After all, behind my calm exterior, I was starting to freak out with each of the plane's bumps and sudden lurches. Luke smiled and replied, "I'm not scared. I like it!"