Points To Keep In Mind While Travelling With Kids
Travelling with kids can be a Sisyphean task. Starting from their flight tantrums to their last minute chocolate desires, it is nerve breaking. I mean, holidays are meant to be the source of ultimate relaxation, not the place where you will listen to all their tantrums and miss the flight. So, below are some points which one must keep in their mind to ensure a hassle free journey to the holiday destination, follow me.
Travel with spare time in your hand. Reach the airport at least before an hour, make sure you don’t miss the flight or in a hurry hurt yourself while running to catch the flight with kids in your lap. Having that extra time in your pocket ensures you a safe and happy departure.
Pack some surprising gifts in your luggage.If by chance they start crying out or behave impossibly out of control, do pack up some surprising stuffs like some new pack of games or something like a play station, or even a lunch box packed creatively with foods and some fun short toys.Like this you pack different types of activities or games in different gift packs and give them time to time when needed.
Pack the emergency utilities without fail. Starting from mosquito repelent creams to medicines to your child’s favorite teddy bear or pillow, don’t forget to pack those. These are the most important items you should pack without fail. Make sure you keep them in your hand baggage, so that it is easily available.
Keep some summer and winter clothes ready. You never know what the weather turns out to be. So, pack their dress accordingly and be prepared for all kinds of weather.
Engage them in some hand to hand activities like, helping you to sort out the luggage, working together to order the meal, in short keep them engaged. The more they stay engaged, the more their empty mind stays away from devilish ideas. You know the proverb right “EMPTY MIND IS A DEVILS RESIDENCE”.
Download user friendly mobile apps, which not only teaches your child but also allows them to play for a while. Mind you, don’t make it a habit and only give them when its out of control. Playing in the tab no matter how educative the games be, are a complete no no when comes to regularity. Never make this a habit, nothing is more healthy than reading books. If possible, during your holiday culture the habit of reading books in your children.
Download 5-6 episodes of their favorite TV shows. Though in your hotel room you can access it but, what if they start crying for it in the middle of the road to your next hotspot?? You have to be a super mom and keep all things ready.
Tag your children with cards containing their name, contact number, hotel name, in case they get lost. You know, finding or looking for your children in a foreign land can be nerve breaking, so always be safe and cautious.
So, these were some the basic points you have to keep in mind if you are planning your holiday trip with your kids. Never let their seamless adamant spoil your holiday mood.Keep yourself ready with all the needed essentials to help you deal with them. Emergency can knock you any moment, so, don’t forget to pack those from before hand.