We've had such a lovely summer full of adventure and plenty of chill out time too. We've travelled up and down the country and abroad and enjoyed some real quality family time together. Sometimes though, family day trips and holidays just don't go to plan and I thought I'd share a few of our disasters with you today...........
Potty training & long car journeys
|Potty Training and Car Journeys DO NOT MIX|
When kids loudly ask why people smell funny on the tube
Earlier this year we travelled to London with the kids. Harry and Heidi had been a few times before but it was Jack's first time. Jack isn't the quietest of children and during his first trip on the tube during rush hour he asked very loudly, 'Why do people smell funny here?'. I tried to change the subject but he just kept asking and asking and asking.....I didn't have an answer for him but I did want to ground to swallow me up. I am sure I caught a few other passengers smirking at my discomfort. The thing with kids is, they just don't have a filter and just tell it like it is!
|Look at Jack's face! It's as if butter wouldn't melt!|
When a child escapes at passport control
Losing swimsuits going down slides with your kids
Monkey wee at Longleat
|Take my advice - check before winding the car window down at Longleat|
So as you can see, travelling with kids is definitely not all plain sailing. I've loved remembering these stories now and it's actually nice to have funny tales like this to look back on. I remember these days fondly now even if it didn't seem like it at the time.
I'd love to hear if you have any tales of when things didn't quite go to plan when you've travelled with kids.
Thanks to Bassetts Vitamins for sending us some vitamins to try. Here's what Bassetts Vitamins have to say about their vitamin range:
'At Bassetts Vitamins we know that family life is colourful and rarely straightforward. Family activities are a great opportunity to enjoy precious and active time together, and we believe that families need to be ready and set to go, to deal with whatever challenges the day may bring. Our intention is to support families through the ups and downs of family life.’
You can learn more about Bassetts Vitamins here
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