Note: Our 15-year-old contributed this family vacation blog post after a suggestion from her dad. It's a fun and unique perspective to see what your kids are thinking about a topic like this! If you are anything like me, a family vacation seems like it can be enjoyable, but being stuck with your family for an extended period of time can become a little, well, traumatic. Of … [Read more...] about Advice from a Teen: How to Have an Enjoyable Family Vacation
Family Travel and Traveling with Children
To travel with family is a unique experience for parents and children alike. Family travel tours are convenient ways to expose your children to a variety of sights and attractions. Kids' school schedules often dictate that family vacation travel happens at specific times, such as over the holidays or summer breaks. Family travel also depends on the health of every traveling member of your household, so family travel insurance may give you peace of mind and help safe money if your plans go astray.
When planning, look for family vacation packages that are pre-arranged, to help save costs and headaches. It's hard enough to meet the demands of children of different ages while still enjoying yourself, so leaving the details to others can help you enjoy your time, too. If you do it yourself, look for family resorts that cater to children with babysitting, kids' activities, or a special pool designed to keep kids entertained.
There’s a lot to be said for family road trips. They create opportunities for precious family time together, as well as chances to visit exciting places. But those endless hours in the car together can become tedious without activities to help pass the time. And after you’ve played the alphabet game for the thousandth time, it’s time to try something new. Trivia games … [Read more...] about Play Trivia while Traveling with Family
Thanksgiving is a fantastic time for parents and teachers to educate kids about America’s history and culture while helping to demonstrate that they have much to be thankful for. There are many ways to capture the attention of children who may otherwise be hooked on their Xbox games or guitars around Thanksgiving, not least due to all that lovely food on offer! One great way … [Read more...] about Fantastic Thanksgiving Trips for Kids
Traveling with kids is fun for parents, who get to experience the trip through the eyes of their children. Kids are curious and authentic, and they see things in a very different way than their parents. Packing for children is different, too. It involves food, drinks, a change of clothes, toys, and other things to occupy the time between “When will we get there?” and “Are we … [Read more...] about 5 First Aid Items To Take When Traveling With Kids