Taggies™ Offer Parents Tips on Traveling by Plane With Small Children

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Taggies™ offer tips for traveling by plane with baby.

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Flying with a small child is hard, but it does not have to feel impossible, said the writers at Jaunted (8.20.13). Inspired by the Condé Nast Traveler Network website, here are some tips from Taggies™ for soothing and entertaining a baby while travelling.

1. Bring everything -- and then some. Pack everything that is needed and then a little bit more, including food, snacks, toys and diapers. It’s important to be prepared for delayed flights. To lighten the load, take along products with dual purpose, like a Taggies plush blanket. A Taggies blanket has many brightly colored tags around its border that provide visual and tactile entertainment value. The blanket can also be used as a warm and comforting lovie.

2. Charge batteries before the flight: If an iPad, smartphone or portable DVD player is what keeps baby happy and entertained during the flight, make sure all batteries are charged to their full capacity before getting on the plane. If the batteries do die, have a Taggies plush friend waiting in the reserves. These snuggle partners feature many colorful tags. Babies and kids enjoy rubbing the edges of the satin ones, as well as the other tags inspired by the clothing labels children love to touch.

3. Offer food or drink on takeoff and landing: Breastfeed, offer a bottle of milk/formula or a sippy cup of another liquid. The swallowing helps ears adjust to the plane pressure and helps prevent that uncomfortable ear popping. Also offer liquids if changes in air pressure are detected during the flight.

Taggies is famous for decorating its apparel, toys and accessories with colorful mesmerizing tags that provide tactile stimulation to babies when rubbed. The brand is part of the Kids II brand family. Kids II designs, markets and distributes more than 400 unique baby and infant products, including products for some of the industry's most well-known brands, including Bright Starts™, Ingenuity™, Comfort & Harmony™, Disney Baby™, Baby Einstein™, Oball™ and Taggies™.

About Taggies™

Over a decade ago, a real mom, inspired by her children's affection and attachment to smooth, looped tags, grew Taggies from an idea to a "must have" nursery item. The brand, licensed by Kids II in 2011, has made everyday items extraordinary with the addition of satin tags to blankets, toys, apparel and books that children love to touch.

Now in 30 countries and growing, the Taggies brand encompasses apparel, bedding, toys, gear and travel products, proven to provide emotional well-being and sense of security. As a manufacturer, designer and marketer of toys and baby gear, Kids II, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, owns the brands Bright Starts™, InGenuity™ and Comfort & Harmony™, as well as licenses to design and manufacture products under Disney Baby™, Baby Einstein™, Taggies™, and Oball™. Visit http://www.kidsii.com and http://www.taggies.com.

About Kids II®, Inc.

Kids II has been inventing and reinventing baby and infant toys and gear for more than 40 years and has quickly become one of the world’s fastest growing baby product companies. Headquartered in Atlanta, Kids II spans globally with operations in six continents serving customers in more than 70 countries. Driven by innovation, design and a comprehensive brand portfolio, Kids II is the next generation leader of infant and toddler products.

Kids II designs, markets and distributes more than 400 unique baby and infant products, selling more than 22.8 million items per year. On average, it launches 125 new products a year. Under its flagship brands, Kids II has produced more than 100 award-winning products.

The brand portfolio strength runs deep under the Kids II umbrella, which includes its signature brands Bright Starts™, Ingenuity™ and Comfort & Harmony™, as well as licenses to design and manufacture products for Disney Baby™, Baby Einstein™, Oball™ and Taggies™.

Kids II’s international affiliate operations are located in Australia, Canada, Europe, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico and South Africa. Visit http://www.kidsii.com.

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