On our very long drive from NYC to NC on Friday, there were three items that we greatly needed.
1. Plastic bags – An hour into the trip my 5 year old started to complain of her stomach. For the first 5 hours, we were stopping and going to help her with getting carsick over and over. Thank goodness for the bags and that she let us know in advance!
2. Paper towels – When you need a plastic bag, you are also going to have to clean it up. I always have in my trunk and they were extremely useful.
3. Time – Leave late at night or early in the morning. One thing that saved us was leaving at 3:30 am. We avoided Cross Bronx traffic and NJ Turnpike traffic too. We just cleared Dc traffic too.
Overall, they were well behaved. A new video helped too. They watched PBS Kids Steve Songs for the first time. We do this drive almost every summer and now that they are getting older, I need to think of more things to keep them busy.
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