We’ve all been there: you’re sitting shoulder to shoulder on a packed flight, jammed in like sardines. Then the worst thing happens: a baby starts screaming. Not even ear plugs can save you now.
So, as a result, everyone in the seats around you starts tensing up with the odd glare being thrown around. But what if you’re the mom of the offending baby? Well, Whitney Poyntz knows exactly what that feels like.
On this particular occasion, Poyntz was traveling from Palm Springs, California, back home to Calgary, Canada, with her husband and four-month-old daughter. They were on a WestJet flight, and everything was going smoothly – but that wasn’t to last.