20 December 2012

Easy travelling with kids


Your kids are as excited about the holidays as you are. But before you can kick your shoes off and relax, you have to actually get to your holiday destination. Here's how to survive a road trip with kids on the backseat.

Take action:
Leave at night or in the early morning – it helps to travel when children are still asleep; cover the back seat with an old sheet or blanket to protect it against rubbish and spills; stop every two hours; pack a bag with lots of different goodies and toys to keep your child entertained; keep paper towels and wet wipes in the car to clean up spilt juice and sticky hands; block the sun with a towel or shade screen; if you're bottle-feeding, prepare a few bottles in advance and pack them in a cooler bag; and buckle up. 




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