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    Travel, Vacations & Amusement Parks with Little Ones
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
    A recent post on another community about family plans to go camping with a newborn and other children got me reminiscing about traveling (and over-packing as my husband would say) with little ones.

    Traveling, vacations and amusement parks can be challenging for anyone, add in little kids you can have a true challenge on your hands.

    See this blog post from Dr. Benaroch and then come back and share your summer plans and travel tips for managing while on the go. Anyone else think they over-pack?
    Elizabeth
    ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
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    tbkittycat responded:
    There's no such thing as overpacking with kids. If we're going to be someplace two days, I'll pack 3 shirts and 3 shorts/pants. I do not count on them wearing the same shirt/pants/shorts more than once. I'll make sure I take extra diapers because who wants to run out of diapers where you either cannot buy anymore or they cost an arm and a leg.
     
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    I agree tbkittycat! I tend to overpack with all the little just in case necessities - band-aids, neosporin, other OTC meds. Things do seem to be more expensive when you have to buy them on vacation.

    Share you vacation or travel pics - Here is one of the kids from last week. See what you look forward to in a few years, they will actually entertain themselves -
    Elizabeth
    ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
     
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    tbkittycat replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Oh, my kids entertain themselves just fine most of the time but what they are doing isn't necessarily something we want them to do or they should be doing.


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