“Are we there yet?” is a mantra that every parent who has taken their children on vacation has heard. Welcome to vacation season! It means taking a trip, taking in the sights, and eating at fantastic restaurants. You and your family can forget about healthy living for just a few days and enjoy the local flavor. You can just enjoy your time away from the cares of the world. Right?
Summer is rife with situations that tempt you to go astray. Long, hot days can make that ice cream extra appealing. Plenty of commercials urge you to escape the heat with a refreshing, ice cold cola. You’re likely to see a lot of hamburgers, hot dogs, and potato salads. Many towns and cities hold fairs that serve fried foods slathered in ketchup, mustard, or powdered sugar. Treating your family to these things every once in a while is fine, but on long family trips it can be difficult to keep your family safe and eating healthy. Whether by land, air, or sea, traveling with children can be difficult. Here are a few summer travel tips to help you keep your family vacation healthy and ailment free. (more…)