The Survivor's Guide to Traveling with Children

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  • Bring lots of snacks!

    You cannot have enough snacks. Bring their favorites but try add some variety as well. A hangry child in a condensed space is the thing nightmares are made of 

  • Give yourself plenty of extra time

    Traveling with little ones can come with lots of unexpected surprises. Leave yourself a little extra time to deal with these  unplanned occurrences and you\'ll always be on schedule.

  • Tell them about the trip

    Be sure to set the proper expectations. Rather its a long drive or plane ride if they know it might be a while it may help reduce the classic "Are we there yet?" and increase their patience.

  • Keep them entertained

    From a coloring book and crayons to a smartphone or Ipad, having the tools available to keep their mind off the long ride is a must.

  • Keep them close

  • Relax and have fun!

    If you\'re stressed, then they\'re guaranteed to be as well. Stay positive, focus on the fun and they will as well.

  • If you\'re stressed, then they\'re guaranteed to be as well. Stay positive, focus on the fun and they will as well.

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