Monday, July 10, 2006

Happy Trails




The 3 boys are trying to prove to their dad that they can be happy in the car. We have a trip planned for San Diego in the fall. Carl doesn't want to go. He thinks the boys will be fighting the whole time. This past saturday, I took these pics to prove that we really can be happy while traveling at least for a minute or two:) We've never taken the family on a trip longer than 7 hours. However, we'll be doubling that here soon. Any tips, advice or ideas for entertaining 3 boys while traveling?

3 comments:

  1. I though that Celie wouldn't do well from Utah to Texas or from Texas to Illinois, but I was surprised at how well she did. Even when it was just me driving with her for two days straight! Tell Carl it can be done!

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  2. Man, kids will do anything to get a trip out of their dad. :)

    A DVD player, I hear, is a good thing to have. Stop a lot and pack little gifts to give them every so often - things they can do in the car, or snacks.

    When all else fails, I bring along a tape of music my kids can't STAND and the minute things get hairy, I turn it on. They beg me to stop it, and then I tell them they better behave or it'll come back on again. Kind of funny, but usually effective.

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  3. Lots of food?

    Seriously, they really look motivated to give it a go.

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