Are you on for a road trip with your kids this summer? You might want to read this useful blog which will give you essential road tips to make your journey completely safe and a fun ride.
Don’t carry too much of water
This decreases the chances of juice or milk or water spills in the car. Also the more your child drinks the more she is prone to chase a bathroom frequently.
Have some entertainment
It is nice to ensure your favourite DVDs are with you so that the kids stay entertained. Also be loaded with movies and stuff so that the kids stay engaged.
Pack the essentials
If you are planning on a stoppage at some hotel afore reaching your final destination, it is better you pack enough clothes plus toiletries for the entire members who are going to accompany in a single “community” bag. In this way, you will only need to carry one bag for the night.
You can save the other big luggage items or individual suitcases you have for after arriving at the final destination.
Don’t stuff snacks
Snacks are good, however, too may are as bad. It will only lead to endless munching eventually affecting you with tummy troubles thus leading to more bathroom stops, litter in the car and reducing the pleasure of getting a good meal.
Just pack some healthy sandwiches and fruits. Lollipops are great to lick on and they even last long keeping your kids quiet while they enjoy.
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Take a break
Designate 30-minutes of time to do certain things like 30 minutes of quiet time or 30 minutes of playing some guessing games or 30 minutes of music break and singing along. This enhances your rapport with your kid and you also understand your kid better.
Travel is all about being comfortable
For a comfort ride get rid of tight jeans and other such uncomfortable wears also keeping your child away from it. The best wears for long travels are of course sweat pants and T-shirts. Also it is better to keep a pair of stocks handy in case your or your kid’s feet get cold.
The small pillows are a great retreat for the kids from sudden irritation or monotony. If you are going to drive for long duration with your kid it is better you ensure the child window shades are all right to protect their dear skin from the hot sunny rays.
Surprises are great
Pack up little “surprises” like a quick detour to a pleasant spot besides a calm lake amidst nature and setting up tents and enjoying a pleasant getaway with your kid.
Do all the research of the route you’re going to tale before leaving home as you don’t want you and your kids to go astray.
It also helps you spot interesting places on the way so that you can take a leisurely stroll across say a beach or so with your kid.
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