I'm a mom of a 15 month old AND a business traveller. Travelling for business - with all the delays and missed flights and everything - is far easier than doing the same, alone, with a toddler. To the poster who didn't get what all the "stress" is about - it seems you had the luxury of taking your infants on flights pre 9/11. When I get to the airport, I still have to wait in Long Line#1 with Toddler for my boarding pass and lap-child ticket. Then Long Line # 2 with Toddler to get through security - including holding baby in one hand, closing up a stroller with another and holding my boarding pass in my mouth while kicking off my right shoe with my left foot and swearing that the liquid in the Sponge Bob sippy cup is indeed milk. I would have just enough time to change a diaper and wipe the sweat off my forehead before heading to the gate but I always felt some relief knowing that at the very least, we could pre-board and my blood pressure would go down. Pre-board is the only reason I fly SW. I think it's time to remove the Ding from my computer.
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