Traveling with Newly Adopted Children
Traveling with kids is hard enough when you know them and they know you. How in the world do you travel with with a newly adopted child? How do you keep a child entertained during the plane, cab, car, bus rides that are inevitable? Join our guests Brooke Randolph, a licensed mental health counselor and founding team member MLJ Adoptions, Inc., where she currently serves as the VP of Social Services. She is a single adoptive mother who has recently traveled with her newly adopted 6 year old son; and Susie Doig, an adoption social worker with Holt International Adoption Agency.
- Virtually all international adoptions and many adoptions from foster care in the US and domestic infant adoptions require adoptive parents to travel home with their child.
- What steps can you take before you travel, but after you meet your child that will make traveling easier?
- How to gradually transition with your newly adopted child before you come home?
- What questions to ask your child’s caregiver when you have the chance before you bring your child home?
- Should you use pull-ups, if your child is already potty trained, for the trip home?
- How long do parents have in country with their child before they travel?
- My mantra of traveling with newly adopted children.
- Air travel suggestion when traveling with a newborn.
- Air travel suggestion when traveling with a baby.
- Air travel suggestion when traveling with school aged child.
- What type of electronics are best to use when traveling with kids?
- #1 key to successful travel with children.
- How to prepare your child for using a car seat on the ride home?
- Should you use Benadryl to make your child sleep on the airplane ride?