It seems as if the modern world is designed to drive families apart. We are constantly plugged in to the world but unplugged from each other. Our children are more concerned with how many “likes” they get than how much “love” they give. Raising a child that is family-focused and respectful is not impossible it just takes time and attention. Put down your phone, unplug your laptop and try one or all of these ideas.

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A road trip with a young child might not sound like your idea of a relaxing vacation, and there are probably times when it won’t be. But let’s be honest, it wouldn’t be very relaxing at home, either! Young kids can be a challenge in the best of times, but that doesn’t mean you should avoid any particular activity because of them — and that includes a road trip! They can actually be really good for the kids, especially young kids who don’t get to travel very often. Along those lines, let’s take a look at why you should take your kid(s) on a road trip, instead of just how to survive one!