Across Australia parents are either recovering from or in the midst of school holidays (and in New Zealand preparing themselves for the oncoming school break). Any primary caregiver knows how trying the school holidays can be. Suddenly kids are out of routine and stuck in the house 24/7 and often both parents and kids can go a little loopy!
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
Easter is often the time many of us venture forth for a family camping adventure. We took our first camping trip as a family of five over the Easter break and I’ve definitely come away with some ideas on how to make life easier when you are away from the comforts of home with a baby in tow. Continue reading