At the Airport

The goal here is to try and balance not rushing in at the last minute with not sitting around longer than necessary. Every family has its break points, so think about where yours might be and decide whether the stress of arriving late is better or worse than the stress of having time to kill in the airport. We always go for the ""time to kill"" option, which beats the heck out of missing a plane.

Here are some specific suggestions:

The goal here is to try and balance not rushing in at the last minute with not sitting around longer than necessary. Every family has its break points, so think about where yours might be and decide whether the stress of arriving late is better or worse than the stress of having time to kill in the airport. We always go for the "time to kill" option, which beats the heck out of missing a plane.

Here are some specific suggestions: