Contact Us

Flying With Kids? Hire A ‘Nanny In The Sky’

flickr, Mandajuice

Anyone who’s ever flown with kids knows that it can be a daunting endeavor. Heck, I’ve never flown with kids, and I can see how weary the parents who have flown with hyperactive kids are when the flight is done. There’s usually only one of them, and at least one if not more of the kids, it makes it hard to keep them under control.

But now, a new service can help you handle your brood while you fly!

The service, called Nanny In The Clouds, lets parents and caregivers register on the site for free, and when moms and dads see a “nanny” who will be on the same flight they are, they pay the site $10 for an introduction.

Once the introduction has happened, it’s up to the parties involved to figure out an hourly rate and how long the sitter will work — the gig can start in the origin airport terminal and end in the destination hotel lobby, or however they would like to do it.

One thing that Nanny in the Clouds doesn’t do is background checks, but  they do recommend caregivers keep references on file, and parents are welcome to do any extra investigative work on their own.

Site founder Julie Melnick says it’s win-win,  “The mom gets childcare, and the nanny makes some extra money on a flight [during which] she otherwise would have been doing nothing.”

[Fox News]

Best of My Channel 95.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Friends With Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends With Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.