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Terrible when travelling

Travelling with kids can be hard on everyone. If you're prepared things will go much more smoothly. Here are some tips for a better journey.

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  • Not sleeping

    When your child won't go to sleep, it can be very frustrating, especially when you're tired too. While you can't force your kids to sleep there are lots of things you can do to make it more likely that they'll settle. Read moresleeping

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  • Being fussy about food

    Food battles are never fun. If you want kids to have a healthy relationship with food, it's best not to turn it into a power struggle. Here are some tips to make mealtimes a less stressful experience. Read moreBeing fussy about food

  • Not tidying up

    When your child drags stuff out and won't put if back - it can really push your buttons. Depending on their age, you'll need to try different things to help them learn about tidying up. Read moreNot tidying up

  • Making shopping hard

    Supermarkets and other shops are exciting places for little people - and meltdowns are common. Here are some ways other parents have made shopping less of a struggle. Read moreMaking shopping hard

  • Refusing the car seat

    Car seat battles are no fun for anyone. Here are some things you can try to keep kids safe while keeping your cool. Read moreRefusing the car seat

  • Not keen on toothbrushing

    It's no fun trying to brush the teeth of an unwilling child. Here are some ways to prevent it from becoming an unpleasant experience for you both. Read moreNot keen on toothbrushing

  • Running away

    When young kids think it's fun to run away from you it can be very scary - and stressful. Here are some ways you can help keep them safe. Read moreRunning away