Traveling long distance in the car with kids can be stressful. If you already planned properly, so you can make it hassle-free and fun for both yourself and kids. Here are tips and a checklist for safe and fun long-distance car travel with young kids.
Most important part of any travel is organizing and keeping it all organized. Use as many Ziploc as you want. It will be very helpful in keeping things separate and organized. A separate Ziploc for all medicines, another one for tiny socks, etc., another one for bottles/nipples, one for baby utensils so on and so forth.
Hygiene and Cleanliness:
Kids can create and generate a lot of mess. Whether their diapers or throwing food around. Purchase scented garbage bags from the dollar store. They are about 50 for a dollar. They come very handy and keeps the smell away. No need to buy expensive diaper trash bags or other scented bags – no need to waste money.
If you are with infants and they are just breastfeeding or on the bottle that you can do in the car or in some rest area. If the baby is on the bottle or using jar food, keep disposable bottle liners and utensils. You can keep a small plastic cup to mix the cereal or take out food and then throw away when done. This will keep your car clean and cut the need to wash things on go. Thus leaving more time for enjoyment. These disposable do not cost that much either.
I would suggest taking a break in the rest area where there is little more space for kids to use their energy. For infants who are crawling, bring a big comforter. So that they can use that to crawl and …Read More