Last year my family of five took a major vacation to Walt Disney World. It took my husband and I (mostly me) the greater part of six months to put the trip together. Then, when I couldn't contain myself any longer, we announced the trip to the kids a mere seven days before our departure.
They were the longest seven days of my life. My daughters asked me when we were leaving from the minute they got up in the morning until the minute they went to bed at night. The vacation countdown was all they thought about. How could we have made those seven days exciting instead of exhausting?
Where should you go on your first day? Second? What should you do if it rains? Where's the nearest tourist attraction or museum? Answer one question every day on your count down to the vacation - ten days before departure? Include ten questions on your list. Make sure to add some fun, child-friendly questions that will help get the kids excited about your destination: Where's the nearest iceRead More »from Fun Ways to Help Your Kids Count Down to Vacation