Friday Finds: Tips for Traveling with Kids


We are about to travel for the long President's Day weekend. I'm looking forward to getting away, but to get to our destination (about 3 hours via car) is going to require a lot of activities, snacks and patience. My kids are pretty good about road trips but inevitability a chorus of "Are we there yet" will ensue. Here are great ideas when you have road trips with the kiddos.

1. Kids Activities Blog is packed with 40 ideas to make road trips easier. Some of my favorite ideas are to make a map of your journey, take pictures on the move and to enjoy books on CD.

2. Our friends at Project Nursery shared some great tips for traveling with babies and toddlers. I love the idea of bringing a new or novel toy and to load up on stickers, snacks, teethers and even an eReader for a smooth and easy ride to your destination.

3. Mommy Doodles Design breaks down the reality of traveling with kids by suppling great tips for parents. I really love her idea of making a checklist for travel as well as keeping in mind that 'timing is everything.'

4.Mother Unadorned shares some incredible rookie mistakes and tips with some favorites being to bring snacks, games and that technology can really be your best friend on the road.

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