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Top 10 Awesome Things About Being Trapped In The Car All Day…Gina’s Favorites

Top 10 Awesome Things About Being Trapped In The Car All Day…Gina’s Favorites

by Gina Valley

I’m traveling with my children this week, so I figured my Top 10 Awesome Things About Being Trapped In The Car All Day post would put you right there with us.

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Laugh along with this Gina’s Favorites post.

Top 10 Awesome Things About Being Trapped In The Car All Day

This week we’ve had the joy of experiencing lots of family bonding time in a cozy environment.  And, by “the joy of experiencing lots of family bonding time in a cozy environment” I mean that we’ve been trapped in our van all day together for 2 days.

It’s been wonderful.  By “wonderful” I mean that no one has killed anyone or thrown up.

It’s hard to say what is the best part of this together time, but here’s my Top 10 as of today.

Top 10 Awesome Things About Being Trapped In the Car All Day

#10.   Playing Guess Which Side The Next Nose-Picker Will Speed By On. Why are nose pickers always in such a hurry? Is there some sort of Nose Pickers Anonymous meeting they’re all late for? I hope they don’t greet each other with a handshake!

#9.  Cows!  You get to see lots and lots of cows! Bonus – you get to smell them, too!

#8.  Snapping tons of great Look How Funny You Looked Sleeping Sitting Up pictures.  Very useful for blackmailing teens at a later date!

#7.  Listening to 3 of your children play Name That Mountain! (“Is that Mt Hood?”  “I don’t know.”  “Shut up. I’m trying to sleep.”  “I think that’s Mt. Hood.”  “Is that Mt. Hood?”  “Shut. Up. I’m trying to sleep!”  “No, dummy, Mt. Hood is in Oregon.”  “We are in Oregon, dummy!”  “SHUT UP!” Sigh.)

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Top 10 Awesome Things About Being Trapped In the Car All Day...Gina's Favorites#6.  Playing Clean Bathroom Russian Roulette.

#5.  Pulling up to Fast Food Row, asking what everyone wants to eat, and hearing one kid holler “Spaghetti!”

#4.  Trying to eat a salad without a fork (Why do they always forget to give us a fork?  Why do I always forget to check before we drive away?).

#3.  Doing isometrics while you drive (or is that just me?).

#2.  Fielding a team for the How Long Can You Hold It? marathon.

#1.  Having your kids bond over a game of I’m Not Touching You! or Where Did That Go When I Dropped It?

I might have a whole different list after the drive home!

Laugh Out Loud!

-gina

What fun do you always find on a road trip?  What do you always make a point to bring?  I’m looking forward to hearing all about it!  Please, shoot me a comment with all the details.

4 Responses
  • Terrye
    June 14, 2014

    I remember playing most of those as a kid. 😀 Just to drive my parents nuts. Thankfully, I only have one bratling, so trips are a little more easy.

    • gina valley
      July 5, 2014

      Well, it won’t work with us. We’re already nuts! Lol!

      Having a pack does make for some extra entertainment on trips. I’m betting your child can come up with some fun stuff, too! ;o)

  • Uplifting Families
    June 14, 2014

    Great travel memories. The clean bathrooms are usually hard to find.

    • gina valley
      July 5, 2014

      Thanks, Christy! I think they hide the clean bathrooms, as part of some bizarre Matrix-type game conspiracy!