If there are going to be video screens not working, they will be the ones in front of Sophia and Kathleen and as a result their mother gets to watch cartoons.
No matter what the airplane provides for food - omelets, pasta, plain old rolls, cake, yogurt, chips, candy bars - my children will refuse to eat it leaving two perfectly good untouched meals in favor of gummy bears and goldfish.
Said gummy bears and goldfish on an empty stomach with insufficient water may lead to a very painful problem for certain children the next day.
If one is pregnant and traveling with two small children, the best service to be found is in the Middle East - you may have to pay for it, but it's much better than having your three year-old push your 18 month-old in the stroller while you heft 50-lb bags up to shoulder height to push everything through customs.
Europeans have no patience, compassion, or sympathy for pregnant women or small children.
Children always fall dead asleep for the last, shortest flight in the journey.
No matter how hard traveling can be, in only lasts for a certain amount of time. Thank heaven.