How to Solve Sibling Squabbles on Road Trips With Boarding Passes! by Cheryl Butler

How to Solve Sibling Squabbles on Road Trips With Boarding Passes!

Kids' squabbling over seats in the car can make road trips stressful. To make it easier, I implemented a "boarding pass" system that helps. 

  • I type out each seat in our car, with the driver side being Side A and the passenger side being Side B. 
  • In our SUV, the boarding passes may read: Driver’s Side A, Middle Row, Window Seat; or Passenger Side B, Back Row, Middle Seat, etc. 
  • I glue the positions to cardstock like the airlines do. 
  • I issue each kid a boarding pass before departure, and they sit in that seat, no questions asked. 
  • I rotate seats regularly to keep it fair. 

Works like a charm!

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