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Etiquette rules: Smooth travel with a tot calls for extra planning

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Posted: Saturday, June 14, 2014 7:00 pm | Updated: 10:25 pm, Sat Jun 14, 2014.

There are few things more unpleasant while traveling than being trapped near a screaming baby or toddler. As a bystander, you can’t tell the parent to quiet the child, and on the flip side, there is not much to be done to soothe a child you don’t know.

Recently, while at the airport, we had to endure howls so high my ears rang. The toddler’s good looks were masked by his shrill cries — a vocal range Mariah Carey would envy.

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