Tim, the kids and I arrived home from our visit to Iowa last night. Boy, is it good to be back home!
Don’t get me wrong – we had a nice visit with Tim’s family, nicer than usual even. But traveling and staying in a hotel for several days with a 2.5-year-old and a 7-year-old isn’t easy. Naptime is shot to heck, and bedtime is hard. Mealtime is irregular and costly. (Not to mention that the kids never eat all their food – it kills me to think of how many $5.99 kids’ meals have gone mostly uneaten … ) And the kids end up getting cranky and fussy at some point every day.
But … we did have a nice time!
How about you – how does your family travel? Any tips on making car trips or hotel stays easier on the kids?