Traveling On The Holidays Via Plane
Traveling on the holidays is the number one stress trigger for the majority of families, the number two stress trigger is shopping for people who are hard to buy for. Families today are living all over the world, people are forced to relocate for employment to survive. When the holiday’s arrive families are traveling to get together to celebrate the holidays, for many families this is the only time they are able to be together. Many families take time from their careers to leave early to avoid the anxiety and stress of travelling during peak holiday time, travel anxiety can ruin a holiday for a family. Packing wisely keeping your luggage to the minimum will ease your travel anxiety, many families will be traveling by plane and during the holidays misplacing luggage is a common stress trigger for many families.
Children Comfort Items
Mail Gifts In Advance Via Registered Mail
Ship Gifts From Catalogs & Online Directly
Traveling On The Holidays Via Vehicle
When traveling by vehicle focus on making your trip like a vacation, leaving early again is the best strategy to reduce the families anxiety. Plan your trip ahead of time if possible for good places to stop frequently, these frequent breaks at fun spots will make your traveling more like a vacation. Take a supply of holiday music to get everyone in the holiday mood, pack some of your favorite children’s activities will prevent them from bugging you when will we get there.
Car Inspected Before Trip / Rental Car Reservation
AAA Membership Card
More Traveling Tips
Managing your health is very important since this will reduce the family becoming cranky and anxious, you need high nutrition meals and snacks more than ever while traveling on the holidays. Avoid caffeine beverages and snacks, these types of snacks may cause more anxiety for the family while traveling. Packing plenty of bottled water in a cooler should be considered always when traveling, pack high nutrition snacks and stop frequently for well-balanced meals when possible.
Relaxation Techniques Such As Visualization
Children’s Travel Games
Children travel games will keep the kids less anxious and entertained while traveling, there are many possibilities for children travel games and other activities which will provide the entire family much less stress. Consider everything from activity books to electronic games for possible traveling entertainment for the children, busy little minds and fingers prevents children from becoming bored and anxious.
Art Lap Desk
Travel Checkers / Chess
Travel Tic Tac Toe
What Is On My Mind Today
Today I wanted to provide an article to reduce the holiday traveling stress for families, many families are traveling today to spend the holidays with their loved ones. Using these tips possibly you will find holiday traveling less stressful and maybe even fun, who knows you might even start to look forward to the holidays even more knowing traveling will be less stressful for you and your family.