Like so much of your family vacation, packing is a balancing act in this case between including everything you need and making sure you can actually lift your bags. No matter where you're headed, this checklist should cover most of the essentials.
Time on the road offers families the perfect opportunity to reconnect by having conversations that don't revolve around car pools, chores, or eating all your vegetables.
Among our hints: Book early for good seats, order kids' meals when you make your reservation, stuff your carry-on for every contingency, and more.
Do you often overspend your budget when it comes to
holiday gift giving? If so, you are not alone.
'Tis the season to shop, but spending wisely need not
dampen the holiday spirit, said Carol Young, Kansas State
University Research and Extension financial management
Has the anxiety over your
holiday plans started yet? Have you got a knot in your
stomach at the thought of your mother-in-law's cooking?
It's that time of year again: the holidays are almost
upon us. We know it arrives at the same time every year, and
yet it sneaks up on us year after year.
A lesson that can be applied to pretty much every area of life: If you don't point out a flaw, most people will never notice. However, there are a few things you can do to keep your house looking clean, so when company comes calling, you won't go into panic mode.
Cars make captive audiences out of all of us. For parents with fidgety kids, these games could go a long way to keeping peace within the ranks.