When you are planning road trips with toddlers, there are a few tips that will your child enjoy the trip and you maintain your sanity level.
Road Trips with Toddlers
With the holidays coming up, there are probably a lot of people planning road trips to grandma’s house. In our family, the closest grandma is three hours away. So, as you can imagine, we do a lot of road trips with toddlers.
My kids have gotten to that age where I can no longer guarantee they will stay asleep for an entire car ride. This means I either have to deal with loud babies…or get creative. I’m choosing the latter.
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These are a couple of the things that I do to stay sane during our long drive.
Books. Books. And More Books!
Especially for Mr. Monster. A bucket filled with small toys keeps him entertained for a chunk of time. At this stage, he loves to take things from the bucket and put them back in.
Nothing is worse than a hungry toddler. Load up on snacks and water. Nothing too messy of course. We always pack crackers, veggie straws, and O’s.
What are some of the ways that you keep your sanity on road trips with toddlers?