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Q | What are the best kid-friendly activities for the car?

Keeping kids content in the car may seem like an impossibility, but it’s made easier by some planning and preparation.

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Jamie Pearson - Travel Savvy Mom By

Don’t leave home without audio books

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I would never leave so much as the driveway (let alone the state) without a nice big stack of children’s audio books. I get mine for free at the public library, but Amazon.com works too.

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Heather Greenwood Davis - Globetrotting Mama By

Keeping kids happy on roadtrips is easier with planning

Tweet Besides the “Are we there yet?” cry, the worst thing parents can hear as they head out on a multi-hour road trip is “I’m bored!” Been there, done that, had the headache. The bad news? It’s bound to happen. Sometimes every tool in your arsenal won’t be enough to soothe the child who is […]

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Amy Whitley - Pit Stops for Kids By

Must-have items for a long road trip

Tweet I have many great (not!) memories of traveling ill-prepared with babies and toddlers. At one low point, I remember unrolling toilet paper for my son’s entertainment in a cramped airplane lavatory! Luckily, I’ve learned a thing or two: for the under-five set, the more small activities you have at the ready, the better. These […]

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Linda Kramer - Travels With Children By

Keeping kids happy in the car

Tweet Keeping kids content in the car may seem like an impossibility, but it’s made easier by some planning and preparation. While some travelers swear by a DVD player as a necessity while traveling, our family with four children has not yet resorted to one. We like to use the time to talk to each […]

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