Family vacations can be relaxing, adventurous and joyful-a special
time to be playful and to experience each other differently, away
There is nothing as much fun as traveling with children and experiencing
the world through their eyes. Even traveling to places you have
been many times before-when returning with children-the familiar
is suddenly "new.” Children have such innocent eyes and
notice that which we often take for granted. They have such heart
felt expression. To see the world through the eyes of our children
is a whole new experience.
Family vacations can also be disasters-with whining children, family
bickering and bad weather.
Vacationing with the kids can put your organizational skills-and
patience-to the test. There are transportation, accommodations,
attractions and expenses to consider. And making the most of the
experience can mean different things to different family members
(you want to relax on the beach; little Jackson wants to hit the
Realistic expectations and careful planning are the keys to an enjoyable
family vacation. Involving your kids in the planning-even younger
children-builds excitement and makes them feel valued.
Good family vacations don't just happen. They are usually well
planned and the result of compromises between all family members.
Think ahead about possible roadblocks and difficulties, and try
to iron out as many of these issues as you can beforehand. Be creative,
establish a budget and be sure to set some limits about behavior
and expectations prior to hitting the road!
Vacations are a great way for families to spend time together.
Whether you can afford to go on a whirlwind tour of Europe or only
get away for the day, vacations are an important part of family
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