Traveling with Kids: Will You All Survive?

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Travel with children in tow may sound like torture; but it doesn't have to be as challenging as you think.
Air Date: 11/13/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Corinn Cross, MD
dr cori crossDr. Corinn Cross was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Barnard College where she graduated cum laude and majored in philosophy. She went on to attend the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ, where she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Cross did her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cross has continued to work at CHLA as a general pediatrics attending.

Dr. Cross is actively involved in her local AAP, Chapter 2, where she is an obesity champion. She is co-founder of the Fit to Play and Learn Obesity Prevention curriculum. Through a collaboration between AAP Chapter 2 and the L.A. Unified School District this curriculum is being used to educate at-risk students and their parents on the risks of obesity and to help them to lead healthier lives. Dr. Cross is an AAP Spokesperson and speaks to children throughout the L.A. school district about obesity, healthy lifestyles and the benefits of walking to school.

Dr. Cross is a member of the Executive Board for the AAP's Council on Communications and Media. She is the Editor of the Council on Communications and Media's blog.
Traveling with Kids: Will You All Survive?
Traveling with children can be a delight... and also a huge challenge.

If you have to travel any distance with your children this holiday season, you might be dreading it.

But it doesn't have to be torture if you follow a few simple tips to make the travel more enjoyable for the whole family.

Dr. Corinn Cross offers tips for safe and stress-free family travel.
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