As if taking an airplane trip with your kids wasn't hard enough, now we've got the "full body scanner" and those now infamous "pat-downs" to contend with. It's like being caught between a rock and a hard place: Do we expose our kids to radiation (OK, low-level, but who really knows what the cumulative affects are?) or subject them to a lot of inappropriate touching by a complete stranger? The train's sounding better all the time.
I discussed flying with kids - and navigating that airport turmoil - today on KING TV's Parent-to-Parent. Also on the segment: some great tips for making those hours in the air a bit more tolerable for you, for your kids, and maybe even for those other passengers on the flight.