One of the things that the holidays bring for many of us is the opportunity to travel with our children. Isn’t it such a wonderful “opportunity?” As a mother with very young children, traveling long distances with them isn’t the most fun thing I can imagine doing with them during this time of year. However, it’s precisely one of the things we are going to be doing this year.
My husband and I decided to do something a little different this year. We decided to take our. family vacation right in the midst of the holidays. We normally go during the summer, but this year for some odd reason we thought it would be fun to go at the end of November/first of December. We elected to take the kiddos on a 7-night Disney cruise – a first for all of us! One of the delightful things about our family vacation is that my parents decided to join us, so it truly is a family vacation.
While I am positive that everyone is going to have a splendid time once aboard the ship, I’m just a little nervous about the actual traveling part. The day that we fly out is going to be an all-day event as we leave at 10:05 in the morning, fly for 1.5 hours and then have a 1.5 hour layover, before flying for another 3 hours. I am not concerned about the 6 year old as I think he will have fun on this adventure, but I’m not so sure about the 1 year old – who will be flying on our laps.
Now, I know I am not the only one with young children who will be traveling long distances with their kiddos for the holidays. Therefore, I thought it might be beneficial to …