Moms this ones for you!
Have you ever been awakened out of sleep with the nightmare of having to go on a road trip alone with your children. Well I can attempt to put your mind at ease and give you the courage to try it after you read this.
Let’s begin with planning your road trips map along with how many stops you are willing to take ; all dependent on how far your trip will take you. For instance a 4 hour trip should call for (notice I said should) 2 stops the most. That is if you set the rule to only do potty and snacking on the gas breaks it will eliminate the sudden emergency.. this would also mean no drinking or heavy snacking while you’re driving.
Next, what about entertainment to keep everyone individually busy? Encourage homework that includes a subject your children are interested in along with a surprise goodie once it’s all done.
Last and most importantly is to keep your self in great spirits while driving because as distracting as the back seat drivers can be safety is always your number one priority then keeping everyone happy comes naturally.
First night in snack healthier and rest…
We’re sharing some of our happy road trip moments
P.S we’re letting dad join in on the fun on day 3
Singing along with musically app was quite entertaining …we’re @twindollicious
Well, we survived a Presidents’ Day week with 80% staycationing (new word)! This February has flown by so fast that we couldn’t clearly plan a family vacation, so we decided to stay local to work a bit and have fun while doing so.
V & K enjoyed a movie premiere screening of Rock Dog; a must see movie about one of our favorite things MUSIC, and life of an artist. If it’s exposure to freedom of art, creation and a reason to think outside of the box we’re in!
If you haven’t been to the toy fair at NYC Javits Center yet you must check it out! There are so many ideas for learning, gifts and teaching lessons on encouraging entrepreneurship to children with one visit. It usually runs during the February season of NY Fashion. The girls enjoyed some goodies and decided to coordinate a full video on them. So much fun!
*see link for video
We saved our last great adventure of this staycation for our friends meet at Liberty Science center. We had the privilege of attending the new exhibit of Myth Busters. These girls love tech and science with a splash of fashion. As you can see here our Mom trends friends /event in style with some buddies. http://www.lsc.org
Visit Our favorite scientific corners such as the Myth Busters, infinity climber, table top chaos and how fast can you change into a super hero… you’ll love it!
We’re hosting a fun giveaway of 4 tickets to check out all of the amazing exhibits Liberty science center has to offer.
To Enter: answer this twin myth (fact) correctly…. which twin is baby A in utero? The first to answer correctly wins!
100 days of school down in NYC …15 more weeks until Summer Vacation!
Our first video share, done by productions of sofamilyonline. Here’s a sneak peek with a bit of non choreographed dancing. The girls had so much fun; and we’d love for everyone to see the full feature and amazing DIY craft they completed 🙂 by subscribing to the Sofamilyonline // weeklyfavoriteswithmonicaj channel you can also enter to win a giveaway of the Rosette twirl dress (the girls are wearing).