Tips To Make Road Travel With Kids Easy on You

Travelling with kids is usually filled with ups and downs, they are super excited when the journey starts and then a few kilometres away from home they want the freedom to move around.

Yes, it could be all shades of hectic but it could be a good time to bond with the children. To make the journey less boring and a lot more fun, you can try out these tips as you hit the road

Load your phone with kids apps: you can download different online apps on your phone. Apps that help with hotel booking, games, music, audiobook reading and different forms of entertainment you kids can enjoy on the road.

Have a couple of interesting books: When batteries run dry and screen time is over laboured,  a good storybook is a big saver. It is good to pack the favourite toys and games of your kids with you because you never can tell when they would come in handy.

Prepare for messes: Some kids react to the vehicular motion by throwing up. Motion sickness can be prevented and managed with medicinal product. Taking spicy foods may cause more irritation where there is a tendency to vomit already.

Take some food: It is common to see fast food joints around which may be quick and even cheap but you have to be mindful of the source of your food on the journey. It is preferable that you cook some food and pack healthy snacks with you. This saves cost and helps to prevent any form of sickness attached to eating out.

Stretch your legs: If you have a long distance to cover say over two hours, you can find a safe place to stop so everyone can come down and stretch their legs. In Nigeria, it is preferable to stop over at most petrol filling stations because it offers a level of safety. This could also be an opportunity to also munch at some foods.

Please share with us other tips you follow to ensure an enjoyable road travel experience with the kids.

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Gifts To Get That Special Man In Your Life This Father’s Day

Would you agree with me that fathers don’t get celebrated enough i mean mother’s day comes twice in a year but father’s day comes only once, Lol. So on this wonderful day where we get to celebrate those wonderful husbands, fathers, brothers and friends in our live we usually wonder what we can possibly get them this fathers’ day.

Lets look at this suggestion on what to get this special men in our lives on this day specially dedicated to celebrate them.  

  • Shoes: This is usually a good gift idea because practically every man likes a good pair of shoe. Take a shoe from his rack, check the size and good buy him a lovely pair of shoes. Better still take him along with you have him pick out a pair he likes and pay for it. 
  • Watches: This are also a very safe choice for men. While not all men are particular about shoes, some actually cant do without their watch. Make sure the person you are buying it for actually likes watches.
  • Cufflinks: This works very well especially if your man wears corporates a lot. Get a beautiful pair of cufflinks for your man to go with his shirts.
  • Shirts: This are also a very safe gift to buy because every man especially a working class man has shirts in his closet. So why not buy him a shirt.
  • Native Wear: You really cant go wrong with native wears get him a beautiful guinea material and give his tailor who already has his measurement and surprise him with it. Top it off with an agbada. I am sure that would put a smile on his face.
  • Football Jersey: Practically every man in Nigeria is a football fanatic so why not order him a customised jersey from his favorite football club. That would definitely make his day.

You can also get him a cologne, treat him to a spa day or if your husband is a bookworm buy him a book. The truth is you are the one that knows what works best for the man in your life, hopefully I have helped you to come up with a perfect gift for that special Father in your life. 

Remember Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, so lets take our time to celebrate them this father’s day. 

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing Papalettes!!

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