When you were a kid, how did you and your siblings pass the time during a road trip? If you grew up pre-Internet, you probably remember sitting in the back, staring out the window as the scenery rushed by, maybe teasing your siblings and, of course, asking “Are we there yet?” approximately every 15 minutes.
That is, until Mom or Dad suggested some fun games to play in the car. Even if you rolled your eyes and proclaimed road trip activities lame (as many a teenager has been known to do), you probably secretly had some fun nonetheless — and likely cherish those memories of time spent together with your family.
Now, you’ve got a family of your own and you’re heading out on the road. No doubt your kids would be happy spending hours on their smartphone, tablet, gaming system or other electronic device…but where’s the family fun in that?
Nope, as a mom it’s your duty to stick to your guns, impose screen time limits and brush up on these classic road trip games! [Read more…]