Are you travelling with your children this summer? For lots of us, this summer is likely to be the first time we’ve travelled any huge distance with our children since before COVID, it’s normal to feel a little out of practice or overwhelmed by the prospect even.
None of us have been on very long car journeys with children over the last 12 months due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, with every jab that goes into an arm somewhere, we get one step closer to the world opening up again. Here, are a few tips to help ease children back into long car journeys.
Whilst none of us are going very far at the moment, that won’t always be the case. Whether it is for the sheer spirit of adventure or a force of circumstances, you will probably find yourself travelling with kids at one point.
From the adventure of the airport, going on a plane, seeing different money, hearing different accents and languages, and seeing the destination itself, there is so much that can be gained from travelling with children. Here are a few things to do with children in Chicago, one of the largest cities in the U.S. and home to the busyiest airport in the world.
If you are a regular reader of the blog, you may have read my article on how to put a ‘busy bag’ together and the advantages of doing this before travelling with your children. I always see planning ahead as being central to the success of any big trip with children. Here are a few reasons why.
Travelling with children can make parents a little tense at times. When travelling, you can find yourself in situations when you need to rush, when it’s busy, when you really have to concentrate, when you have to sit still and so on. All of these situations can prove tricky at times when you have children – try telling a one year old who has just started walking they have to sit still on a plane, or a tired child they need to queue to get through passport control.
Travelling as a young family is a great way to learn, grow and experience all that the world has to offer together. Not only will you be making memories that will last a lifetime, but you will also have the quality time that you need to really bond with your family!
London, a huge city of bright lights and buzzing nightlife. However, there is so much to see and do in London for families as well, it might be worth thinking about planning a family getaway. Travelling anywhere as a family can feel like a bit of a mission at times. I always think preparation is […]