It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But holiday travel your kids can feel like the most stressful time of the year. So arm yourself with a few parent hacks to make everything about the holidays (including the travel) amazing.
- Hack baby-proofing- A pool noodle tucked under the sheets helps make a nice bumper for older kids and band-aids or painter’s tape work great for covering up sockets
- Download a white noise app onto your phone. If the holiday parties are getting loud and make it hard for your little ones to nap or sleep at night, the white noise will help drown out the holiday excitement. You can even make a DIY speaker with a glass cup. Just pop your phone into the cup and it will amplify the sound.
- Get headphones for your kids. Letting your kids watch movies in the car is perfect for long car rides; however, a few hours in the car where you have to listen to your child’s favorite movie over and over can make you go a bit bananas. So if your kids have headphones, they will be happy and you will be happy.
- There’s no need to pack everything you need for your holiday travels. See which items you can have delivered once you reach your destination. Diapers and food are the perfect items to have shipped to your holiday destination using sites like Amazon, Target, and Walmart.