I admit it. With three little kids, the thought of a family vacation makes me just think of ALL THE WORK it is to pack up the bags, get the kids organized and figure out what we need for a plane, car or train. My head explodes. You too?
Well, some interesting research has come out showing that parents are better off bringing their kids on vacation than buying them toys or other items that they are going to get bored of in a week or two.
The article goes on to say that it is good for their development, helps them learn to work through problems (because there are always problems on vacation, right?) and are a good recall when they need to think of a happy memory.
It doesn’t always have to be a trip to Disneyland (although you can win one of those right now, did you know that? Find out how!) but time together on a local vacation is well worth it!
Need some easy vacation tips – try these!
Read the full article from Parents here!