Carrie Krawiec from the Birmingham Maple Clinic was recently quoted in an article by Live Out Nanny regarding tips for going on the road with your young child for a long period of time. Here is what Carrie had to say about setting guidelines and encouraging positive behavior after those long hours in the car. Click the link after the quote to view the whole article.
Before venturing out on the road, start small and positive by setting guidelines, says Carrie Krawiec, Michigan-based family therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic. “Parents can set their children up for success by creating easy-to-remember expectations before leaving home,” she says. Create a list of five car behaviors to follow, such as keeping your hands to yourself and your bottom in the seat, using an inside voice and avoiding putting your feet on chair in front of you, suggests Krawiec.
Click here to view the whole article: Road Trippin’: Tips for Traveling With Toddlers