Being a parent is hard enough when you can control all the circumstances surrounding your daily grind. When you're traveling long distances, the difficulty expands almost exponentially. The kids get bored, they get tired, or they get amped up. It's almost better when they're tired and cranky than wound up and mischievous, but that will depend on the child. Here's the point: Murphy's Law really likes to activate when you're traveling with your family. Everything that can go wrong, will go wrong. So you want to go into any journey with that mindset.
Mila is a freelance writer with a B.A. in Linguistics. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and studying foreign languages.