Surviving a family road trip – The real story

taking kids to all 50 states

Hands to yourself! Feet to yourself! Nicer! Inside voice! Keep your mouth shut when you eat! Stand up- don’t lay on the bathroom floor! Walk! Parking lot hands! Stop! Eat over your plate! Don’t touch anything u don’t have to in the restroom! Pay attention! Watch where u r going! Don’t eat food off the sidewalk! Get your hand out Keep reading!

Family Road Tripping Midwest- Day 8

Day 8. Of our Family Road Tripping Adventure What would family road tripping be without the most boring topography of the entire United States? Eastern Colorado is pretty lame too. Some might argue that the most boring topography is not Kansas, but they would be wrong. There are probably lovely places to see in Kansas, but we simply didn’t see Keep reading!

Texting a Midwest Family Road Trip- Day 7

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Midwest Family Road Trip Text Log Day 7 I’m not sure whether road trips were ever very fun for anyone in the 1970’s when I was apt to have lived through one, but I’m really trying to make ours memorable. At least the kids don’t have any adults arguing with each other or getting mad at each other because the Keep reading!

Family Midwest Road Tripping Text Log – Day 5

Watching the Falls in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Texting My Way through the Midwest Family Midwest Road Tripping Text Log Day 5 Drove thru falling snow in Yellowstone then sleet in Wyoming then rain in Idaho. We did, however, see a rainbow on my b-day so considering this a good omen for a good year to come. Buffalo n baby buffalo next to car in the park. Old Keep reading!

Family Midwest Road Trip With Kids Text Log- Day 4

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In case you didn’t know, I’m texting (at night, in my hotel room, not while driving!) my way across the Midwest while on a road trip with kids. My kids. Three of them. In case you are wondering, I did this voluntarily. Trip Text Log Day 4 Road Trip With Kids I know all the words to Teenage Dream by Keep reading!

Family Midwest Road Trip Text Log- Day 3

Road trip to Mt. Rushmore

To catch up, click here for Family Midwest Road Trip Day 2 or Day 1. Text Log of Day 3 of Family Midwest Road Trip With One Adult and Three Children Is nightly texting my road trip adventures beyond obnoxious n like anyone else gives a shit? I hv underestimated awesomeness of daily adult contact but hvng good time. Endless Keep reading!

Family Midwest Road Trip Text Log- Day 2

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If you are wondering where Day 1 is, click on this link. Text Log of Day 2 of Family Midwest Road Trip South Dakota seemed to go on forever. We lost count of all the wind farms. It felt like a snapshot from a movie about NASA. Unfathomably flat and long spans of non-civilization. Good practice for Montana. Stunning sunny 72 Keep reading!

Family Midwest Road Trip Text Log – Day 1

mid-west road trip

Crazy Woman Takes Three Children on Family Midwest Road Trip I embarked on a Family summer Midwest Road Trip June 2011 with my seven year old twins and nine year old daughter. I recommend you have more than one driver if you are going to more than five states on a trip. We also took this trip old school, which is to Keep reading!