I think that every person I know has booked a beach vacation. We haven’t booked a beach vacation ourselves, or any vacation for that matter, and quite frankly, I’m totally bummed out about it. My kids are awesome travelers, but we just have too many commitments with work this summer to take the time away to dip our toes in the sand.
Since my children were born, we have traveled by car for up to twelve hours to visit family and to vacation. When friends hear that we’ve never flown with the children and that we’ve actually attempted AND SUCCEEDED at numerous road trips with our kids, they cannot fathom how it’s possible to travel by car for long distances.
Despite my jealousy of everyone else’s vacations, I’m still willing to share some road trip secrets that have helped us get to our far away destinations without having to get divorce lawyers involved or call child protective services.
Long road trips with kids can be FUN!! REALLY.
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What tips do you have for surviving road trips with kids?
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