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On The Road With LittleLife And Giveaway

We all know how a road trip with kids can be somewhat trying at times. Saying that I think with a little preparation it can be quite fun. You get to share some quality family time together, have plenty of laughs and enjoy the scenery along the way. Here are some simple things to consider on a family road trip.


All Of The Snacks

We often stop at the services to stretch our legs and get a drink. But if you don’t want to spend a small fortune then packing snacks for the journey is a good solution. We normally take a cooler box and pop some sandwiches in there and some snack pots like Dairylea Dunkers. And of course chocolate for bribery a treat.


Get Organised

I make a list prior to our road trip to make sure I don’t forget anything. I normally make an extra list for things to keep the kids entertained and not forgetting to charge all of the techy stuff on the night before. We have been using this fab car seat organiser from LittleLife which holds all of the boys’ bits and bobs. They can just get their things out as they need them and the handy tablet holder is perfect for watching a movie on the way.

Road trip with kids. A very useful car seat organiser for holding the kids belongings.

Road trip with kids


Be Prepared

Being prepared is quite a biggy with kids as you will know if you have little ones. Prepare for the bad weather and keep rain macs in the boot. I also have two little character fleeces for the boys that they can snuggle up with and would come in super handy should we break down. Another staple in our car is a Family First Aid Kit. Perfect for keeping plasters, paracetamol (for mum or dad) and medicines all in one place.

See, a road trip with kiddies doesn’t have to be hard going and if it is well you can always sneak an extra large bottle of Prosecco in the boot for when you reach the other end!

Now time for a giveaway!

Are you planning a road trip shortly? Then you may want to enter our fab giveaway. The lovely people at LittleLife are kindly giving one lucky reader the chance to win a car seat organiser and travel first aid kit. Simply fill in the rafflecopter below. Good luck!

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Competition ends 29th August 2018.

Photo source Dasha Petrenko/Shutterstock

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  1. Sarah Mackay

    August 1, 2018 at 12:54 pm

    What great ideas.

  2. Tracy Nixon

    August 1, 2018 at 1:10 pm

    What a lovely giveaway thank you!

  3. Chloe Davies

    August 1, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    Would love to win this for my little girl 🙂 x

  4. Rich Tyler

    August 1, 2018 at 4:52 pm

    This be wonderful for little 1s

  5. laura milton

    August 1, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    Great idea to take this with you, better be prepared and have something than nothing. Love the cute design bag too 🙂

  6. Sally Collingwood

    August 2, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    What an amzing giveawy, truly briliant!

  7. Rebecca Sutton

    August 3, 2018 at 10:53 pm

    i love the tidy thing on the car seat!

  8. Helen Best

    August 10, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    Wonderful giveaway thank you very handy

  9. Lorna Ledger

    August 10, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    How cute, great for my niece and nephew, thanks for the chance

  10. Charlene Merrall

    August 18, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    This looks so handy, I’d carry this everywhere not just on road trips

  11. Becky Duffy

    August 19, 2018 at 8:18 pm

    This would be super for travelling. Thank you for hosting xxx

  12. Marie Evans

    August 20, 2018 at 10:07 am

    This would be a great for the car,Little ones are always in need of a plaster or two & some magic cream lol

  13. Kelly B

    August 22, 2018 at 7:50 am

    This first aid kit would definitely come in very handy with my two little ones!

  14. Heidi Borchardt

    August 24, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    practical and cute too.

  15. maria blythin

    August 26, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    what a great idea this is x

  16. sheri Darby

    August 26, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    This would really be great

  17. janine atkin

    August 27, 2018 at 7:16 am

    id love this for when we take the kids on holiday

  18. Emilia Nastaly-Howard

    August 28, 2018 at 4:58 pm

    Fab, thx for the chance 🙂

  19. Maria Jane Knight

    August 28, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    Oh wow! What a wonderful giveaway, we would love to have these in the car.

  20. carol boffey

    August 29, 2018 at 7:23 pm

    great giveaway


    August 29, 2018 at 9:50 pm

    A really useful bundle, perfect for my grandchildren

  22. Lia Burns

    August 29, 2018 at 11:28 pm

    We love little life products, they last so well too! I’ve used their backpack on all of my kids x

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