How to Avoid Car Craziness: 4 Tips for Fight-Free Travel with Kids
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Separate Siblings and Bring Entertainment
- Separate siblings with pillow barriers.
- Entertain kids with CDs and kid-friendly music playlists. Music is wonderful for changing the mood when the mood needs changing.
- Try word games. Find an object out the window beginning with each letter of the alphabet. Try a round of 20 questions. Even little ones can play "I Spy" and other simple car games.
- For older kids, an iPod, eReader, or other gadget works wonders.
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Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Well-Behaved Child © 1999 by Ericka Lutz. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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