Getting out and about certainly can be challenging when you have the little ones in tow. After all, you can’t just grab their coats and shoes and head out the door. Instead, there are all sorts of other considerations to factor in, such as prams, buggies, nappies, and snacks. Not to mention activities to keep them amused. Fortunately, I have discovered some pretty good tips to make travelling with the kids that little bit easier. Read on to find out what they are.
Double bag it
This is a great tip, and it means you can get out the door much faster and easier than if you have to prepare your travel bag from scratch every time. The idea is that you don’t just have a single travel bag, but two. Both of which you keep fully stocked with nappies, wipes, games, toys, and snacks. Then when it’s time to leave the house, all you need to do is grab the milk from the fridge and your bag and head out.
Of course, for this to work effectively, you will need to restock each bag when you come home. Although doing this, when you don’t have the pressure of trying to get out, the door is usually much preferable anyway. Just don’t forget to keep any baby food or milk in the fridge and pick them up before you leave.
Get an SUV
You may think that most people get SUVs like the Range Rover Sport because they want to look good, picking the kids up from school or karate practice. However, there is another massive benefit to investing in this type of vehicle. It’s you don’t have to bend so much to get the kids sitting in their child seats. This being an advantage can really save wear and tear on your back over time. After all, how many times will you do this task as the kids grow up?
The added benefit of investing in this sort of car is that they tend to be a lot safer as well. Especially if you go for the latest models which are packed with high tech safety features that will protect you and your family and give you peace of mind when on the road.
A suitable pram/pushchair is essential.
Next, if you want to get out and about often with the kids, you need to make things as easy on yourself as possible. One way of doing this is to get the best pram or pushchair you can afford. In fact, by choosing one that is flexible and manoeuvrable, you can make your experience if taking the kids on a day out a great deal less draining and exhausting.
The good news is that there are hundreds to choose from on the market. You may even wish to do a little research into the type that would best suit the needs of your family before you buy. Something you can get a head start on by checking out the video below.