How to Take a Great Vacation with Your Kids

Or At Least Improve Your Chances of Enjoying It

The New York Times recently printed a story about how people have good memories of their family vacation even if the trip itself was stressful. Nearly everyone who has ever traveled with a family member has experienced this phenomenon. You spend two weeks arguing with your children in a single hotel room, but somehow remember enjoying it as soon as you get home.

We travel with our kids a lot, and over the years have found a few strategies for improving our chances of enjoying our…