That vacation within driving distance is probably looking a little more appealing than it did, pre-kid, so follow these 8 pieces of advice for meltdown avoidance. Some are obvious – tailor your driving schedule to the sleep and nap schedule – and some are a little more clever. For example, you’re more likely to find a clean bathroom with a proper changing table in the lobby of a chain hotel than a fast food restaurant. You’re welcome.
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