When it is about the end of the year, many people seems to be busier than before. It happens because they have to finish the jobs sooner, prepare to the vacations, buy the gifts, decorate home, and many other activities. You can also be busier since you are going to have vacation with your children. It means you have more tasks to do in preparing all details needed to succeed your end year vacation. The preparation should be started earlier to minimize the rush. You must have decided the location few months before and in early December, your tasks are started. Forget the bad stories you have heard about travelling with children especially the small one. You have to think positively and anticipate the bad moments may happen.
The preparation depends on the destination of your vacation. Long distance vacation usually needs more preparations and patience. The reasons are your children may keep questioning whether they are near the location or not. Or, they may urge to play, to eat, to pee, and many others. The important point is you have to make your children like the destination and feel comfortable during the trip. A few days before the trip, you may tell them about the exciting journey and beautiful things you are going to have. if you want to go by car, it will be easier since your children may have been accustomed with car. But if this will be the first vacation by plane, you need to explain the fun may happen.
Snacks and entertaining items should not be forgotten because your children can be angry and grumpy when they are hungry or get bored. Choose the healthier snacks to avoid stomachache or cough on the vacation area. Story books, gaming console, and their favorite films can be prepared. These items will keep them occupied and avoid from stress. Entertaining your children can also be done by playing games. You can arrange interesting games which will be played during the trip. You can also bring the items that can make your children feel comfortable, such as jackets, doll, and others.