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getting teens to think ahead

How do you get young teens to pack for an international trip without waiting until the last minute?

Schedule a one mile “luggage walk” with their fully packed travel gear a week before departure:

luggage walk

Might seem silly, but it’s a very effective way to ensure they can carry all of their stuff.  

Sometimes the most brilliant strategies are the simplest.  

How do you get your kids to think ahead?

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1 Comment to getting teens to think ahead

  • This is brilliant. And hilarious.

    My mother-in-law has traveled all over the world doing church service and is an EXPERT at packing light! I hope I achieve her packing prowess someday.

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