So you are planning on travelling with little ones? Well, there can be nothing as dynamic and vigorous than travelling with kids. Although it can be a ‘little’ tough, there is also a bright side to it! You get to create memories with your little ones that you are bound to cherish in your life ahead! So, if you are wondering whether or not you should let your little ones tag along you on your next road trip, do take them but not before reading these tips to help you out!
Take snacks / stops
When you are travelling with kids, keep in mind that you need to start very early. You need to in fact start way ahead of time. You need to make regular stops in the interest of your kids. You should always ensure that their tummies are full. But don’t overdo it either, as you will then have to deal with cleaning vomit. So make stops, let them get out of the vehicle for a while and breathe in the fresh air. You can also let them snack in a nearby restaurant. You can always take your own snacks but if you are concerned of the cleanliness of your vehicle then this is not a very good idea!
Keep them buckled up
It is very important that you keep the kids buckled up at all times. Especially the little ones should always be buckled in. You can get baby car seats for hire if you don’t have your own. But always make sure that all your kids are buckled up. It is for their own safety and it also will give you the comfort of not having to hold them or being worried. So always make it a point to buckle them up. It is also important that you keep them buckled when driving otherwise they will not want to be buckled up and try to cry out of it. So don’t ever drive them, even a short distance without being buckled.
Let them enjoy
You need to let your kids enjoy the trip the same way you would want to enjoy a trip. Don’t place too many restrictions on them. And repeating the rules over and over again is going to be a spoiler. Let them enjoy it the way they want. Try to be empathetic. Even if it is a 2 year old we are talking about, try to give him some space. Let him run about in a safe place. Letting them enjoy and bending the rules a tad bit will make them more cooperative than you would have ever believed possible. You wouldn’t need to get any more leashing or controlling products on the baby hire Cairns sections!