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Tips, Tricks, Tactics

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•  When traveling abroad and exploring new cultures, be sure to read up on customs and manners before leaving home. For the countries you plan to visit, study the basics of greeting others, gestures, the appropriate clothing, eating etiquette, gender roles, traveling with children, and gift-giving. Seeking the advice of someone who is familiar with your destination can be invaluable. Once at your destination, be observant and model your behavior on the actions of those around you.

•  Flying can be a cramped and frustrating experience for younger children. Try to select seats with more wiggle space, like the bulkhead row, located in the first row of the airplane. These seats offer plenty of leg room where kids can stand, turn about, even sit on the floor with their toys. Select seats that have easy access to the aisle for frequent bathroom breaks and strolls around the plane. Upon checking in, ask to be switched to seats next to empty seats–an agent can block off an empty middle seat(s). Or, once the plane door is closed, quickly move to a row of empty seats if available. An empty seat next to yours and your youngsters can offer extra space where they can spread out and play with their toys or stretch out for a snooze.
 
•  If a road trip is part of your vacation plans, consider renting one of the newer family vans or SUVs. You can travel the freeways and byways in style with a new vehicle equipped with the latest comforts and family-fun extras. This eliminates wear and tear on your own vehicle. You can also choose to return the vehicle upon reaching your destination or during any point of your trip, and then fly home.

 

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Family Camp Adventures
...summer fun for the whole family

    If you went to camp as a kid, then you know just how special this experience can be.  A chance to meet new friends, develop skills and interests in a variety of activities, and grow in many ways.              
    What if you could still enjoy these experiences? ...and with your kids? ...together as a family?  ...You can!

Tips, Tricks & Tactics

Rewards & Opportunities
Traveling with our Children

"I’ve been traveling with my son since he was 13 weeks old and I love it!  Actually, I discovered that traveling with my child was easy for I was already committed to including him.  I find it a challenge to plan ahead and anticipate his needs... and well rewarded with fun, family adventures." -- Publisher/Editor Deb Cornick 

    So, what do we parents who travel with our children know that others don’t?

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