Never Hear "Are We There Yet?" Again

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How can I keep my children occupied in the car?

Never Hear "Are We There Yet?" Again

When you are going on a long trip and want to amuse your children, don't tell them where you're going. Tell them what to bring and how to dress, but not where you are going. On the way there, your children will ask questions to try to guess the destination. Maybe even offer a prize for the person who guesses correctly.



6/28/2007 4:51:48 PM
Dr. Green said:

We call these "Mystery Trips." Each family member gets to plan a mystery trip for the others. The children each plan with one parent so that the rest of the family is kept guessing.


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