By Real Simple
Updated April 05, 2011
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Use the fancy-hotel trick: Fill the juice glass three-quarters of the way up and cover with plastic wrap. Instead of a napkin, add a dish towel (which protects her pj’s, too). Once you’re in transit, hold the sides of the tray, not the bottom. And don’t look down. Big pillows placed on either side of Mom will make her breakfast lap-stable.