A guide to driving with a toddler

Charlie and I average 700km a week, sometimes with company, sometimes by ourselves.  Yes over 700km and that’s with no extra trips anywhere.  So I’d like to think we have the driving thing down pat and that there are a few things I’ve picked up in the hours and hours in a car with a toddler that might help someone else, so here are a few handy suggestions for you.     Continue reading


7 ways to make driving with a baby (a little more) stress free

As someone who has kids on a farm I have become fairly practiced at travelling with a baby and small (and now larger) children.  The closest shops to us are an hour away and our nearest city (with more than a Target) is 4.5 hours away, so I’ve had a bit of practice with driving long distances and the difficulties of being away from the comforts of home with a young family in tow.  I know how stressful it is, and how messy and disrupting it can be, so I hope these ideas can help you make it all a little easier. Continue reading