The kids are counting down the days of school left in the year. The days are growing longer. The flowers are blooming and the summer solstice is around the corner. What does summer mean to you? For our family it means… ROAD TRIP! Embrace the power of technology when you’re traveling.
Below are 10 top movies recommended by real moms for on-the-go entertainment.
Whether your taking a long weekend, a local trip, or heading off on a full fledged family adventure, allowing some screen time on the drive can help you kick-off your vacation on the right foot. To be honest with you, this is the opportunity I see…
Great Movie + Headphones = Relaxing Front Seat Coffee Date for Mom & Dad
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Quick tip: Do you have ONE computer, but multiple kids?
We love this headphone splitter. I am telling you, $2 can buy happiness.
10 Movies for On-the-Go Entertainment
Here are the flicks moms say MESMERIZE their little ones.
Keep them entertained and happy as clams with:
- Despicable Me
- The Little Mermaid
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
- The Goonies
- Finding Nemo
- Peter Pan *2003 version with real kids
- The Princess Bride
What would YOU add to this list?
Here are a few of our family’s favorite educational picks:
- Bob the Builder: On Site Documentaries
- The Magic School Bus
- Bill Nye the Science Guy
- The Life of Birds
- Life In the Undergrowth *Although FYI: You might consider skipping disc four!
If you start to feel guilty about your little couch potato in the back seat. Keep this quote in mind:
“The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness.”
― Esther Hicks
Don’t be afraid to plug-in to a bit of technology on long trips. It will keep your little ones entertained and you sane. You’ll both be “Happy Campers” when you arrive at your vacation destination.
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