Traveling abroad with an infant does not have to be as scary as it sounds, so let me take a moment out of settling into my new home to talk about what it's like. I've been in Uganda now for about a week and haven't talked about our much dreaded journey from New York. I say dreaded because traveling with my four-month-old by plane was about the scariest thing I've ever had to do.
Maybe this doesn't sound so bad, and maybe it wouldn't have been so scary if it was a direct flight. But from what I know, there are no direct flights from NY to Uganda so a layover was inevitable. What made it so scary was that our layover was 11-hours-long ... in Egypt!...Read More