Motion sickness (travel sickness) is common, especially in children. Motion sickness occurs when the brain receives conflicting information from the motion-sensing parts of the body -the inner ears, eyes and nerves in the extremities. The symptoms of motion sickness are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sweating, and a sense of feeling unwell. It’s not clear why motion […]
Children can be selective when it comes to their food. However, when you travel, part of the complete experience is tasting and sampling the local cuisine. So you want your children to try the offerings. Additionally, if mealtime comes at an airport, often your choices are restaurant chains that might not always offer what the […]
You have bitter memories of times in your child’s life; times when your child was anxious, unsure of his or her surroundings and unable to push through the haze of anger and tears. You understood, for example, that although the doctor’s office was lit strangely, that although your child was interacting with a human he […]
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If you are looking to inspire a sense of wonder about the world in your kids and encourage them to develop a greater interest in travelling and exploring new places, there are several activities that you can do at home between trips … you don’t always need to be away from home to fuel that […]
Your first family ski trip will be a memorable experience, to say the least. You’re probably hoping that it will be memorable in a good way. Family ski trips can either be fantastic or disastrous. It all comes down to planning. Generating Excitement Some kids will bubble over with enthusiasm when they hear about a […]