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How do you keep your kids happy on long car rides?

May 4, 2010
Pop in a movie! And keep em happy!

Pop in a movie! And keep em happy!

From soggy, old french fries to “tag-you’re it” games, how do parents keep their sanity during the long car rides? DVD players are a great addition to any family. Whether you pop in a movie or an interactive DVD, the kids should be entertained for hours. But, what happens if that’s not enough? Well, there’s the traditional Sing-along tapes or CDs … but we all know that may get loud. Perhaps third row seating is the answer for the bigger families. Stick one kid here and one kid there and they should be okay … well, I said “should!” I’ve seen many parents store toys and goodies to keep the children entertained and happy while driving. So, my recommendation: A wicker basket full of little goodies and perhaps ear plugs for the parents! Check out this awesome site with examples of games for all ages. Parents, what do you do to keep your kids happy on long car rides?