Why should you travel with your tots and kids?
Travelling with children, especially the tots and younger ones is a Herculean Task. You can never really know when they are going to pop out viz. when they are going cry or shout or when they are going to poop. Additionally, you have to deal with extra weight for diapers, formula, and bottles along with a whole lot of baby essentials.
But despite all efforts involved while you are getting ready to take your kids to a holiday, it is one of the finest experiences you will have along with your kid. And here are my reasons as to why accompany with their tots and kids.
- Learning history rather than traditional methods
Have you been ever to the places like Machu Picchu, The Red Square, The Great Wall of China, or The Forbidden City? If yes, you just can’t forget the memories that you had there with your children. The storyline was just borrowed to illustrate the fact that if you are visiting some historical place, then it would have a long lasting effect than it would have been if your kid would just study the books and see the pictures.
And this practical technique of learning becomes even more essential when there are subjects like history and geography.
- Experience is the best education and World Best Teacher
Do you think that while your kid is studying sitting inside the four walls, he is able to learn something productive? If yes, then probably you have not seen the world! The educational system in the states has some minor or major issues. What is better to teach your child than experience. Travelling with parents gives them the opportunity to experience the world by themselves.
- Make Your Kid More Humble
When you are planning to go out with your kid, make sure that you show him a completely new world of people and cultures. This will help him to realize that other cultures are not dangerous. Additionally, when your kid is in the classroom, the students consists of the same age. But when he steps out of the town with his parents, then he would be able to see the world completely different than his.
When they are hitting the road, he would be able to meet people from various walks of life. It can be a small kid as he is, or a grown up boy or an old man. Trust me, if you are getting the chance to travel with your kid, don’t miss it. You can also help in the process of transforming your child from being introvert to social.
- Bigger Minds, Smaller Egos
While you are stepping out with your kid to explore and conquer the world, ensure you will teach your kids that different people in the world with different culture have different thoughts as well. The different cultures have a different way of life with a different take on things. They interact distinctly, as a result, broadens your kid’s horizon of thinking.
In the long run, this will allow to consider the options and choices for you and view the world with greater acceptance.
- You never know what is right until you try
There are many things to do in life. But when your kid is inside the shell, the things may not look so uncomplicated. But facing the stark reality is completely different than that being found in the books. So as a guardian, you need to make your child face the starkness so that your kid is able to tackle with any unfavourable circumstances in the future.
For the naysayers, “I am not a person with great means.” The matter of fact is that I live in a pretty simple manner. But I have a passion to show my future generation to the world with a hope that they will make a difference for the same. And in the midst of my fears, dilemmas, and doubts, I have been able to manage the same. If there is a will, certainly there has to be a way!
Lyuthar Jacob blogs for Couponmonks. Here in the above post he is sharing about reasons why parents should travel with their tots and kids.