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Surviving Road Trips with Kids

Today is the 4th of July, a day for celebrating freedom and independence.  But when you’re a parent, our experience of freedom changes a little bit, doesn’t it?  It’s suddenly not quite so easy as hopping in the car spontaneously and driving for hours and hours.

But, still, road tripping with kids can be done.  It just requires a little more planning and different expectations.  In fact, our family takes a road trip this time of year every year.

Summer Travel Plans? Keep Your Toddlers & Kids Occupied & Happy While Traveling with These Clever Ideas

Ah, summer travel…  Second maybe only to the Christmas/Chanukah season, this is probably the most popular time for travel.  Vacations are always worth it--it’s great family bonding and relaxation time for parents, and little ones always have a blast when experiencing new things.  But, let’s be honest:  the traveling to and from our incredible family vacations is not always so restful.  Or even pleasant.  Whether flying or driving, the challenges often the same--keeping our little ones content and occupied.