This is where I can't stand Southwest's policy. How many times have I been on a plane where the flight attendant has made an announcement that they need two seats together for a parent and their kid. They won't push back from the gate until they get those two seats. They bribe passengers with alcohol to give up their aisle or window seat because the mother and child didn't qualify for family boarding because the kid is over 6. Change the policy. Let the kids board with a parent at the higher position. As long as they're not trying to board 6 kids in the A-group, it should be fine.
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