We know how busy life can get—kids, work, family, friends … sometimes just getting dinner on the table is a Herculean feat! So in an effort to save our readers some time, effort, and money here are a few tips, tricks, and hacks that might come in handy in your busy world!
GET YOUR BACKSEAT KID-FRIENDLY. Be prepared for messes by stretching a fitted sheet over your backseat.
Prepare a variety of individually-packaged snacks before your trip so they are ready and easy to grab when the kids get hungry. Also pack several small plastic baggies with napkins, plastic utensils, straws, moist wipes, and condiments.
& HACKS ! R O A D TR IP ED IT IO N WORLD’S LARGEST BALL OF YARN … NEXT EXIT!
Be sure to enjoy the journey and stop for local attractions … that’s how memories are made!
ARE WE THERE YET?
Put a few special surprises and/or candy in brown paper bags and write “Do not open before …” and a town name. You can also give them out as prizes for road games, good behavior, etc.
L AK ENORMAN
Hang a shoe caddy on the back of each front seat so kids will be able to reach for books, crafts, supplies, and games on their own.
May 2021 Lake Norman Woman Magazine