A few weeks ago, David found out his company wanted him to attend a conference. When he mentioned it to me, I didn't realize it was in a week and a half...and in Orlando! We have a Southwest companion pass through the end of the year, so why not use it and join him?? Sounded exciting--until the next morning!
It hit me--oh my, I have to pack for an 11-week-old for 5 nights? But we won't have a swing or vibrating chair for him to sit in! What about packing enough sets of clothes without being able to do laundry?? Oddly enough, I wasn't worried about the flying part. It was being in another town, maybe without a car, and only me to hold him for at least three days (while D was in his conference) that worried me.
But it was great! Just needed to think through and pack well. Here are my tips: