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Tips to keep your sanity on summer family road trips!

It's finally summer. Time to start making lasting summer memories!  As a kid I would always look forward to summer trips, we camped out a lot.
The highlight of the day when you were camping was walking to the country store and picking up an ice cold coke in a bottle and finding some kind of junk food you had never tried before and making sure you picked up the makings for s'mores for-later that night by the fire!
Driving on the summer trips were always fun. My dad would always stop by the same places while enroute to the camp grounds, so we learned quickly which stores had the best junk food and we would always beg to stop there!  
Sometimes during the road trip, it never failed someone would always ask, "Are we there yet?  Or state, "I am bored!" My Dad would just shake his head and try to come up with things we could do while traveling in the car so we wouldn't ask this timely question!!
Today I have instilled some of these same games in my daughter's life…