Are We There Yet? Here's How to Survive the Road Trip With Kids

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Ylonda Caviness on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:41PM

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Be Realistic

a Ylonda Caviness on Oct 27, 2009 at 4:41PM

Are we there yet?
I gotta go, now!
Are we there yet?

Clearly, the person who said “getting there is half the fun” never braved holiday travel with kids. That is, unless she was hip to the two P’s: Patience and preparation. The first is up to you. But when it comes to preparation, we’ve totally got you covered. These 9 simple, think-ahead strategies will see the entire family door-to-door with your sanity -- and sense of humor -- still intact.

Be Realistic
Imagine a story that begins with a child in restraints for hours. The following chapters pretty much write themselves. Try to remember little people are simply not built for long hauls. Then adjust your expectations.

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